Estimates for Internet Explorer's overall market share range from 5.45% to 27.38% or by Stat Counter's numbers ranked 3rd, just after Firefox (or even as low as 6th when counting all platforms, after Opera (and behind Safari) Versions of Internet Explorer for other operating systems have also been produced, including Internet Explorer for Mac and Internet Explorer for UNIX (Solaris and HP-UX), an Xbox 360 version called Internet Explorer for Xbox and an embedded OEM version called Pocket Internet Explorer, later rebranded Internet Explorer Mobile made for Windows Phone, Windows CE, and previously, based on Internet Explorer 7 for Windows Mobile.On March 17, 2015, Microsoft announced that Microsoft Edge will replace Internet Explorer as the default browser on its Windows 10 devices.This effectively makes Internet Explorer 11 the last release.
The browser has been scrutinized throughout its development for use of third-party technology (such as the source code of Spyglass Mosaic, used without royalty in early versions) and security and privacy vulnerabilities, and the United States and the European Union have alleged that integration of Internet Explorer with Windows has been to the detriment of fair browser competition.
Main articles: Internet Explorer versions § Early versions, Internet Explorer 1, Internet Explorer 2, Internet Explorer 3, Internet Explorer 4, Internet Explorer 5, Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, and Internet Explorer 8 The first version of Internet Explorer, Microsoft Internet Explorer (later referred to as Internet Explorer 1) made its debut on August 16, 1995.
It was a reworked version of Spyglass Mosaic, which Microsoft licensed from Spyglass Inc., like many other companies initiating browser development.
In response to new student data privacy laws passed in California, the California Student Privacy Badge makes it easy for educators to identify privacy compliant products for use in classrooms, and allows vendors to clearly communicate their dedication to privacy best practices. i Keep Safe's K12 National Cybersecurity Conference will convene a variety of stakeholders in October 2016 to expand a national effort to document the ongoing K12 cybersecurity education programs throughout the country, communicate the wealth of opportunities that grow from cybersecurity education in the K12 environment, and discuss how to attract more students, including minorities and girls, to pursue careers in cybersecurity. i Keep Safe's new high school curriculum is the latest installment in a series of lessons designed to help educators teach digital literacy.
The lessons for grades 9-12 build on the elementary and middle school curricula launched in 20.
The online materials are part of i Keep Safe’s BEa PRO™ initiative, which aims to help parents and educators prepare students to create, collaborate, and share responsibly in the 21st century. commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a discontinued series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included as part of the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.It was first released as part of the add-on package Plus! Later versions were available as free downloads, or in service packs, and included in the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) service releases of Windows 95 and later versions of Windows.Internet Explorer was one of the most widely used web browsers, attaining a peak of about 95% usage share during 20.This came after Microsoft used bundling to win the first browser war against Netscape, which was the dominant browser in the 1990s.Its usage share has since declined with the launch of Firefox (2004) and Google Chrome (2008), and with the growing popularity of operating systems such as OS X, Linux, i OS and Android that do not run Internet Explorer.