The Internet Explorer Story: Part 6

Tech Tales

Jan 23 2023 • 35 mins

Internet Explorer had new competition by the mid-2000s, as Firefox rose from the ashes of Netscape, and Apple released the first version of its Safari browser for Mac. Security vulnerabilities and poor web standards support were also holding the browser back, and Internet Explorer 7 didn't do much to change that. Hosted by Corbin Davenport, guest starring Cody Toombs. Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TechTalesShow Follow on Mastodon/Fediverse: https://mas.to/@techtales Support the Show: https://techtalesshow.com/support Videos: • https://youtu.be/gPyrzvI7Mlc?t=3242 Sources: • https://www.cnet.com/tech/services-and-software/web-developers-wary-of-aol-switch/ • https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/2003/05/30/aol-drops-suit-joins-microsoft-in-alliance/7a6b9a25-c5a6-4b2c-be27-6c44808ca855/ • https://blog.mozilla.org/press/2003/07/mozilla-org-announces-launch-of-the-mozilla-foundation-to-lead-open-source-browser-efforts/ • http://www.mozillazine.org/talkback.html?article=3422 • https://www.zdnet.com/article/researchers-warn-of-infectious-web-sites/ • https://www.newspapers.com/clip/115978544/microsoft-security-flaws-renew-calls/ • https://davidwalsh.name/6-reasons-why-ie6-must-die • https://www.cnet.com/reviews/internet-explorer-7-review/ • https://web.archive.org/web/20110616125128/http://news.cnet.com/The-Acid2-challenge-to-Microsoft/2010-1032_3-5618723.html