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    We are pleased to announce that today we are releasing the Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate (RC). For a more detailed description of our approach in building and shipping the IE9 RC, you should read our engineering team’s post on the IE Blog . The IE9 RC is feature complete and is available...
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    Last week at the Professional Developers Conference, we announced IE9 Beta has been downloaded over 10 million times since its release in the mid-September. Today, with the release of Net Applications’ monthly browser share report , we’re pleased to see that in addition to 10 million downloads, 0.32...
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    Just a few days after its public availability, customers have already downloaded Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate two million times and taken it for a spin. As you may have seen on our engineering blog , current IE9 Beta users will be prompted to download RC via Windows Update this month. However...
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    Since its availability on March 14th, IE9 has been available for manual download and we are pleased by the early and continued enthusiasm for IE9.  We are seeing not only strong customer and business demand, but some of the highest web and application compatibility rates in IE history, not to mention...
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    We are constantly working to help protect customers against online threats by providing a safer and more trusted browsing experience through Internet Explorer. Today, NSS Labs , an independent, information security research and testing organization, released a report that finds Internet Explorer offers...
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    Last week, we shared our perspective on what it means for a browser to be all around fast .  By harnessing the full power of the PC, Internet Explorer 9 Beta enables sites to create new types of web site.  In this post, we talk to Myspace about what an all around fast browser means for their...
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    As we’ve mentioned previously, one of our main missions here on the IE team at Microsoft is to get people off of IE6 and onto a later version of IE as fast as humanly possible . So, we thought we’d take this month’s new browser market share data to talk about a fact that many may find surprising. In...
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    Over the next few weeks, we’re going to have several series that cover our point of view on some of the biggest investments we made in Internet Explorer 9 Beta and how partners are already taking advantage of them in the beta phase.  This week, we’ll be talking about the concept that a browser should...
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