What's been cooking at microsoft lately?
New Features for Internet Explorer. Here are some of those new feature:
Accelerators let you map directions, translate words, email your friends, and more in just a few mouse clicks. Learn more.
Browse the web without saving your history with Internet Explorer 8's InPrivate Browsing. Now you can shop for that special gift with confidence knowing your family won't accidentally find out or use a shared computer without leaving a trace. Learn More.
Keep up with changes to the sites you care about most. Add a Web Slice and you won't have to go back to the same website again and again for updates on news, stock quotes, online auctions, weather, or even sports scores. Learn more.
Search smarter with detailed suggestions from your favorite search providers and browsing history. See visual previews and get suggested content topics while you type in the enhanced Instant Search Box. Learn more.
New security features help to protect you against deceptive and malicious websites which can compromise your data, privacy and identity. Learn more.
[Taken from Microsoft blog]