After 26 years of existence, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) web browser will be retired on June 15, 2022. Launched in 1995, it was bundled with Microsoft Windows, which was effective in forcing people to switch […]
It’s the end of the road for Internet Explorer (IE). Once the king of browsers that reigned in nearly 95 percent of PCs, it will be phased out by 2021.
Netscape used to be the king of browsers in the 1990s until Microsoft came along and bundled Internet Explorer from Windows 95. This swayed many PC users to the Microsoft browser and marked the demise of Netscape.
It happened to Microsoft in 2013 and it looks like history is repeating itself, albeit with Google being the one under the spotlight. The European Union (EU) is expected to decide on a record fine for forcing Android smartphone makers to pre-install its search and web browsing tools and use them by default unless they want to lose access to the Play Store.