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Microsoft's new IE9 triggers speed-test squabble

Previous logo of Microsoft Internet Explorer u...Image via Wikipedia Deep Tech - CNET News: "Microsoft has released a seventh test version of Internet Explorer 9 the company says is better at 'real-world' Web-based JavaScript programs. But with it has come a rival's accusation that Microsoft essentially engaged in the storied computer industry practice of benchmark engineering--designing technology to be fast on an artificial speed test.

The seventh IE9 platform preview comes with new improvements to its Chakra JavaScript engine. And Microsoft asserted Chakra is engineered to do better on actual Web site tasks rather than narrow benchmarks.
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