The Good news
The new Internet Explorer 9, which is going beta in the following days, will support if not all, a big part of CSS3 modules. It will also support several HTML5 elements. Even if test results publiced by Microsoft have been criticized as been not exactly “accurate”, they definitely show Microsoft change in policy towards CSS3 and Web Standards in general.
Microsoft was the last company to join a growing list of giants evangelizing Web Standards: Google, Opera and last but not least: Apple.