Internet Explorer Is Dead. Long Live The Web.

RIP Internet Explorer, which Microsoft is shutting down today.

In a fascinating historical irony, Microsoft could’ve controlled the web. But the web — which enabled cloud computing — was a threat to Windows. So Microsoft instead kept Internet Explorer slow. And Google…

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Alex Kantrowitz

Alex Kantrowitz

Veteran journalist covering Big Tech and society. Subscribe to my newsletter here: https://bigtechnology.substack.com.