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August, 2011

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    Browsing Without Plug-ins

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    Because more and more browsing takes place on an ever wider variety of devices, and browsers on them, more and more consumers are browsing without plug-ins. Delivering a great site experience to consumers who browse the Web plug-in free is important work that sites must do to reach the widest audience. With HTML5, modern browsers and sites can deliver a great consumer experience even without plug-ins. “Plug-in” refers broadly to browser extensions that run native client code using...
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    The Year in Review: W3C Web Performance Working Group

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    Fast HTML5 Web applications benefit consumers who browse the Web and developers building innovative new experiences. Measuring performance characteristics of Web applications and writing efficient applications are two important aspects of making Web sites fast. Browser manufacturers can rapidly address developers’ needs through interoperable APIs when collaboratively partnering through the W3C. One year ago today, the W3C announced the formation of a Web Performance Working Group chartered...
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    IE 9.0.2 Available via Windows Update

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    The August 2011 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer is now available via Windows Update . This security update resolves five vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer that were disclosed in coordination with Microsoft and two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user visits a malicious, specially crafted Web page using IE. Users who run without administrative rights are more secure in general and should be less impacted...
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