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Internet Explorer 9 Launch March 14

Microsoft will launch IE9 on March 14th, at SXSW (South by Southwest Conferences and Festivals) in Austin, Texas, according to comments from Ryan Gavin, senior director of Internet Explorer business.

“Exactly twelve months from the first platform preview of IE9, on Monday 14 March we will celebrate the developers and designers who are making a more beautiful web for all of us. We will release the final version of Internet Explorer 9 for download beginning at 9 p.m. Pacific time.”

Microsoft released a public beta of IE9 last September, and followed that with a “release candidate,” (RC) a month ago.

Internet Explorer 9 features:

New Tab page

Notification Bar

One Box

Pinned Sites

Tab enhancements

Web-focused browsing

Windows 7 integration

ActiveX Filtering

Add-on Performance Advisor

Compatibility View

Cross-site scripting filter

Domain highlighting

Download Manager

InPrivate Browsing

SmartScreen Filter

Tab isolation and recovery

Tracking Protection

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