Microsoft: Run IE9 for long-lasting laptop battery

Other browsers guzzle power, says the company after tests; dings Chrome, Opera and Safari

By , Computerworld |  Internet, ie9, web browsers

In an answering blog published Tuesday, software engineer Kenneth Russell said that Google had already instituted changes in the "dev" build of Chrome 11, and would roll them into the beta and stable channels soon.

Mozilla was simply pleased with the results. "We are happy to see that for the most common types of Web browsing today, we score very well indeed," said Mike Beltzner, director of Firefox, in an e-mailed statement.

Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld. Follow Gregg on Twitter at @gkeizer or subscribe to Gregg's RSS feed . His e-mail address is gkeizer@computerworld.com .

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