Archive | January 30, 2004

Yet More IE Confusion

Microsoft Watch from Mary Jo Foley says “It’s getting tougher and tougher to figure out exactly what Microsoft is doing with Internet Explorer (IE)” in Yet More IE Confusion.


I expect that outsourcing will be the hot topic of the early 90’s, with advocates claiming it is good business, and opponents claiming it is the destruction of America as we know it. I’m afraid they are both right. Wired has an article with a different perspective – from the outsourcers – and Cringely weighs in with his always entertaining perspective.

Best Viewed Without Internet Explorer, Part II…

Hysterical! Slashdot reports Microsoft Advises to Type in URLs Rather than Click The KnowledgeBase article says, in part:

The most effective step that you can take to help protect yourself from malicious hyperlinks is not to click them. Rather, type the URL of your intended destination in the address bar yourself. By manually typing the URL in the address bar, you can verify the information that Internet Explorer uses to access the destination Web site. To do so, type the URL in the Address bar, and then press ENTER.

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