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Microsoft Plans March 14 Launch for New Internet Explorer 9 Browser

Aiming to ride the hip coattails of South By Southwest, Microsoft said it will launch the IE 9 browser at the Austin event on Monday. Even those not cool enough to be in Austin, though, will be able to download the new Internet Explorer starting at 9 a.m. PT, Microsoft said in a blog. The new browser aims to offer faster performance, greater HTML5 support and new tools to limit tracking by third-party Web sites.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald