News Archive 2016-2017

This lists recent 2016-2017 news items, with the most recent items first. For current news, see the right sidebar on the home page. For older news items, see the news archive for 1998-2015.

Note : a news item is deleted from this list when a newer related news item is added; e.g., the news item reporting the release of Firefox 2 was deleted when Firefox 3 appeared.

2017(anchor)

This lists 2017 news items which have not been updated:

Adobe Reader ViperwareUpdate problem Jan 10/2017 - Adobe Acrobat Reader DC 15.023.20053: Adobe updated Acrobat Reader to fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Microsoft Edge Jan 10/2017 - Microsoft Edge 14: Microsoft issued a cumulative security update for Edge. Users should update. Caution: naïve browser sniffers may identify it as Chrome 51 or as some version of Safari. [more…] [windows update…]
Microsoft Jan 10, 2017 - Microsoft: Microsoft is rolling out its regular monthly security updates. [more…] [windows update…]

2016(anchor)

This lists 2016 news items which have not been updated:

SeaMonkey Dec 22/2016 - Mozilla SeaMonkey 2.46: Mozilla updated SeaMonkey to add features, fix bugs, and fix security issues. Users should update. [more…] [more…] [get it…]
Apple MacOS Dec 13/2016 - Apple MacOS 10.12.2: Apple updated MacOS to fix security issues. Sierra users should update. [more…]
Google Chrome Dec 13/2016 - Google Chrome 55.0.2883.95 // MacOS: Google updated Chrome for MacOS to fix bugs. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Microsoft Internet Explorer Dec 13/2016 - Microsoft Internet Explorer 9, 10, 11: Microsoft issued a cumulative security update for IE. Users should update. [more…] [windows update…]
W3C Nov 1/2016 - HTML 5.1: the W3C issued the HTML 5.1 recommendation. [read it…]
Microsoft Silverlight Oct 11/2016 - Microsoft Silverlight 5.1.50901.0: Microsoft updated its Silverlight media player to fix security issues. Users should update. [get it…] or [windows update…]
Apple MacOS Sep 20/2016 - Apple MacOS 10.11: Apple updated MacOS 10.11 to 10.12 to fix security issues. El Capitan users should update. [more…]
Unicode Consortium Sep 20/2015 - Unicode 9.0: the Unicode Consortium has publlished the Unicode 9 core specification in a pair of paperbacks. [more…]
Apple MacOS Sep 13/2016 - Apple MacOS 10.11: Apple updated MacOS to fix security issues. El Capitan users should update. [more…]
Apple Safari Sep 1/2016 - Apple Safari 9.1.3 // MacOS 10.9: Apple updated Safari 9 to fix a security issue. Mavericks users should update. [more…]
iCab Aug 4/2016 - iCab 5.7 // MacOS 10.7-10.11: iCab updated its Mac browser. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
The PHP Group Jul 21/2016 - PHP 5.5.38: the PHP Group updated PHP 5.5; v5.5 users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Unicode Consortium Jul 19/2016 - Unicode 9.0.0: the Unicode Consortium published the Unicode 9 Core Specification.
Unicode Consortium Jun 22/2016 - Unicode 9.0.0: the Unicode Consortium updated the Unicode Standard; the HTML character set is essentially Unicode. [more…]
Adobe Air Viperware Jun 16/2016 - Adobe Air 22 // Windows: Adobe updated its Air runtime for Windows to fix a security issue. Users should update. [more…] [get it…]
Apple MacOS Jun 13/2016 - Apple OS X MacOS: Apple has renamed OS X to MacOS. [more…]
Apple QuickTime Apr 15/2016 - Apple QuickTime RIP? It may be time to uninstall Quicktime from Windows PCs, since it is little used and it has security issues which may not be fixed. [more…]
Microsoft Windows Jan 12/2016 - Microsoft Windows 8: Microsoft ended support of Windows 8. Users should upgrade to Windows 8.1 or Windows 10. [more…]
Apple QuickTime Viperware Update problem Jan 7/2016 - Apple QuickTime 7.7.9 // Windows: Apple updated its media player for Windows Vista and 7 to fix security issues. Users should update. Caution: this will install Apple update software, even if you don’t want it. [more…] [get it…]

 

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