Market Minute: EU Slaps Microsoft with $733 Million Fine

European regulators have fined Microsoft $733 million for failing to give users of its Windows system a choice of Internet browsers. The company had settled an antitrust dispute four years ago by saying it would offer alternatives to its Internet Explorer, but failed to do so for more than a year.

Mozilla Considering Do-Not-Track Privacy Tool for Firefox

Mozilla Corp., the maker of the Firefox Internet browser, is considering creating a do-not-track mechanism to offer users more privacy. Web browsers are caught in the cross fire between regulators seeking to protect user privacy and online advertisers who want more information on users%u2019 preferences.

Microsoft to Unveil New Version of Internet Explorer

Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) will unveil its new version of Internet Explorer as it tries to stem losses in the browser%u2019s market share. Microsoft will unveil the test version of Internet Explorer 9 in San Francisco, Bloomberg News reported. The new version will load pages faster and support HTML 5 technology.

BlackBerry Is Getting a New Browser

Research In Motion is striking back. On the heels of Microsoft debuting Windows Phone 7, a new mobile operating system, Research In Motion chief Mike Lazaridis announced a new arsenal of SuperApps, a new browser for its BlackBerrys and new servers aimed squarely against Apple%u2019s iPhone and Google%u2019s Android operating system.

How safe is Internet Explorer?

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