Microsoft on IE9: It’s about the hardware

Microsoft recently launched Internet Explorer 9, which VentureBeat’s Devindra Hardawar said is the company’s “prettiest browser yet”. I spoke to corporate vice president Dean Hachamovitch about the launch, and he said that prettiness comes from “a new approach” to Internet browsers.

New Internet Explorer 9 kills its identity in grab for market share

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is apparently fed up with being the black sheep of the web browser family. The newest version strips away all extra baggage, including its own identity, and focuses exclusively on the site at hand.