Microsoft launches latest browser, Internet Explorer 8

by admin March 19, 2009 at 4:56 pm

Microsoft has launched the latest version of its web browser, Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)

Microsoft says that IE8 is more secure, allows users to cut down on common tasks and will be an integral part of its forthcoming Windows 7 system.

Although IE is still the most popular browser, it faces stiff competition from Google, Firefox, Opera and others.

The release is Microsoft’s first major browser update since 2006, when the company released Internet Explorer 7.

“Customers have made clear what they want in a Web browser – safety, speed and greater ease of use,” said Microsoft boss, Steve Ballmer.

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