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    Internet Explorer 9 Beta made its debut earlier this month and was met with warm reception by our customers and partners . As we have talked about previously , one of the ways we measure success for IE is through customers choosing our latest product offerings. This month that means we get to expand...
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    This month’s share report from Net Applications continues to show some great momentum around Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7, with share about to pass 10% for the last day in April . We’re excited about that. But the share numbers also give us a great opportunity to reiterate what matters most to us...
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    Every month, the IE team gets a bunch of questions asking about our take on market share trends and Internet Explorer. This month, I connected with Scott Armstrong to answer some of these. Check out our conversation below (or at this link ). Net Applications reported that Internet Explorer 9 Beta...
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