Linked by Adam S on Tue 26th Aug 2008 21:32 UTC, submitted by Moulinneuf
Internet Explorer "Poor Microsoft. This week, the Redmond, Wash., giant is gearing up for the next big release of its Web browser, a leap from Internet Explorer 7 to IE 8. When open-source competitor Mozilla released its last update of Firefox in June, the Web went wild: People downloaded more than 8 million copies in 24 hours. Microsoft's release might not have such a frat party feel. Even as it gears up to release IE 8, the developers behind the Firefox Web browser are experimenting with a new technology that sharpens the threat their browser software poses to Microsoft's most valuable businesses. The new technology, dubbed TraceMonkey, promises to speed up Firefox's ability to deliver complex applications." While many have abandoned Microsoft's browser offerings, Microsoft will be introducing an innovative new type of selective privacy mode called InPrivate with IE8.
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..the business.

They are just giving people what they want, as usual. Or at least this time they've done some solid R&D, and, surprise, they evalutated that what people really WANT these days, is privacy, so they put it into a product and are going to go on campaign with it now.

Just that this time, they had to Do As We Said (TM), because the time of feeding bull to people is over and it's time to really deliver what people actually want.

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