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Internet Explorer use dips below 50 per cent

Web designers and business owners will need to take action as Internet Explorer’s market share is now at 44 per cent. In a climate of increasing competition from superior alternatives such as FireFox and Google`s Chrome, plus pro-competition legislation that forces Microsoft to present alternatives, Internet Explorer usage has declined steadily.

Most local websites failing to deliver the best Google ranking

After reviewing a random sample of 50 websites of businesses based in Rugby, we discovered several common issues that mean they are missing out on the best ranking on Google and other search engines. These include problems with web design, page meta tags and layout, along with issues relating to how often the website is […]

Big companies break refund rules for e-commerce

Next and some other big online retailers have been breaking the law regarding refunds for goods bought online. Under the Distance Selling Regulations the consumer is entitled to a refund for the goods AND original delivery charge if returned within 7 days of receiving the item.

Microsoft forced to offer choice of browsers, our quick guide to IE alternatives

Following an anti-trust ruling by the European Commission, Microsoft will be offering up to 200 million European PC users the option of choosing an alternative web browser.

How the alert on Internet Explorer affects the design of your website

The German Government has taken the unprecedented step of warning its citizens to avoid using Microsoft`s Internet Explorer. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/index.cfm?newsid=3210429& This was prompted by the publication on the Internet of what is effectively a hacker`s recipe book for malicious websites to install

British hacker extradited to the US

British citizen Gary McKinnon will be extradited to the US to be tried for hacking into 97 US government computers including NASA and Pentagon in 2001 and 2002. Gary has Apserger`s Syndrome

Illegal downloading

Most of us like to get stuff for free but we welcome the Government`s plans for getting tougher on those who download copyright material

The browser that will not die

Much to our regret, Internet Explorer 6 is still being used by nearly 23% of Internet users. As a simple interface for viewing web pages it does a job, however it also leaves your computer vulnerable to