After Microsoft killed Kin, stories swirled attributing its mismanagement to warring fiefdoms inside the company. A Wall Street Journal report suggests that a similar conflict curbed an effort to overhaul privacy in IE8, with ad sales winning out over the browser group.
Microsoft has apparently decided that a good way to promote Internet Explorer 8 is by attacking Chrome over privacy concerns. Like, say, right here in this video. But something doesn’t add up.
People go to such great lengths to extend laptop battery life—going blind staring at dimmed screens, developing repetitive stress injuries by ditching mice—that they miss the obvious. Like browsers, which apparently have a huge impact on battery life.