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Submission + - Time: Firefox 4 RC 1 Posted, IE9 Launch Confirmed (

An anonymous reader writes: The next generation of browsers is ready to land. Microsoft just confirmed that IE9 will launch on March 14 (9am for those who cannot wait) and Mozilla is just released the download link of Firefox 4 RC1. As usual, the official announcement is expected to arrive later today. Mozilla said that it does not expect to make any changes to this release anymore and (hopefully) publish it as Firefox 4 shortly.

Submission + - Is Skype down? (

ghstridr writes: I'm in an online class today, using Skype for conferencing to a Fuze meeting. Upon further investigation, the main website is up, but neither or seems to be reachable.

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