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TidBITS#380/19-May-97

In March we promised you a Search Engine Shootout, and this week, with gun smoke still hanging in the air, we’ll show you which entries are still standing. We also discuss Apple’s new customer support options, the newest version of Microsoft Internet Explorer, the release of Newton Connection Utilities 1.0, and TidBITS distribution on CompuServe.

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Internet Explorer Updated

Internet Explorer Updated -- Microsoft last week released Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0.1, which adds several welcome features. Most notable are the capability to monitor Web sites for changes, an AutoComplete feature that finishes typing URLs for you if you've visited that URL before; site password management that remembers cookies, usernames, and passwords; and a Download Manager that finally downloads files in a download window rather than the main browser window

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And Then There Was One…

First, a correction. While developing search engines for the TidBITS Search Engine Shootout, some entrants sent more than one URL as they changed configurations, or temporarily used different servers as test machines