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Firefox to support Microsoft Silverlight

The much awaited Firefox 64-bit build for Windows is finally here. Mozilla released bug report 1225293 today which indicates company’s plans to add Microsoft Silverlight support in its Winx64 version of Firefox. Mozilla recently silently launched Firefox 64-bit for Windows […]

Is Silverlight taking its final breath? Of course it is!

With Microsoft choosing to omit Silverlight support from its new Edge web browser, is this the end of the Internet applications format? Yes, it is, and it should have happened a long time ago. Silverlight was first created to compete […]

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Microsoft Edge will not support Silverlight

In a blog post yesterday, Microsoft made it clear that it will not be using Silverlight plugin in its latest browser named Edge. Silverlight, Java and Flash are three plugins that are most exploited by cybercriminals for taking over browsers. […]

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Internet Explorer starts blocking out-of-date Silverlight and ActiveX controls

Starting November 2014, Microsoft will start blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls and Silverlight on Internet Explorer. The following IE versions on the said Windows operating systems will be supported, beginning January 2016: Windows operating system Internet Explorer version Windows Vista SP2 Internet […]

Microsoft takes Silverlight.Net offline – breaks many a links!

Microsoft, the software giant has reportedly shut down its Silverlight.Net site. The site which was released 5 years ago and served as a resource for the web developers has been pulled out from business. The news came to light after […]

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Microsoft releases Silverlight 5

Microsoft has announced the release of Silverlight 5. Silverlight is a powerful development tool for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web and mobile applications Silverlight 5 includes the following new features: Hardware Decode of H.264 media, which provides a […]

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Silverlight for Symbian Released

Microsoft has officially released a version of Silverlight for the Symbian platform, allowing applications to run on selected Nokia handsets.

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Silverlight 4 Released

Microsoft has released Silverlight 4. Silverlight is a powerful development platform for creating engaging, interactive user experiences for Web, desktop, and mobile applications when online or offline.

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Windows4all is an online virtual operating system. It is is a website that simulates an operating system inside your web browser. You can launch applications right away without installation.

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Get your Playboy magazine archives, courtesy Silverlight.

Silverlight is bringing magazine memories back to life through Bondi Digital Publishing’s Cover to Cover. Starting with classic issues of Playboy and Rolling Stone, Cover to Cover features stunning quality and lets you browse and search decades of content that […]

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Microsoft Local Impact Map launched.

Microsoft has recently launched a new Silverlight based map : The Local Impact Map. The map lets you explore in detail the positive impact of the local programs & promotions supported by Microsoft around the world.

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Enjoy Windows 7 Snacks in Silverlight Snack Player.

Learning Snacks are short, interactive presentations about popular topics created by Microsoft Learning experts. Each Snack is delivered by using Microsoft Silverlight technology and includes various media, such as animations and recorded demos.