Microsoft to launch IE9, with tracking protection, at SXSW on March 14
Microsoft will launch its newest version of the Internet Explorer browser, IE9, at the South by Southwest festival March 14, the company said in a blog post Wednesday.
From the Texas site of SXSW, as the event is known, the tech giant plans to create “a more beautiful Web” starting at 9 that night.
Among the more interesting features is tracking protection, a privacy feature that will let users select which websites to block from gathering information.
IE9 will be available to those with Windows Vista and Windows 7, though not XP.
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Photo: Rob Mauceri, group program manager of Internet Explorer for Microsoft Corp. Credit: Chip Chipman/Bloomberg