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Google Chrome is now the world’s top web browser, says StatCounter

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Google Chrome isn’t just for uber geeks anymore. Google’s minimalist web browser is now the most popular web browser in the world, according to the latest figures from StatCounter. For the week of May 14th to May 20th, Chrome edged out Internet Explorer — which has been losing market...
Google Chrome is now the world’s top web browser, says StatCounter

Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

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Although Internet Explorer 9 has turned over a new leaf with decent standards support compared to its predecessors, IE still has the reputation of a wet sponge. Not long ago, I asked if IE deserves a second chance — in some ways it does, but it’s hard to argue for...
Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer

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While Chrome leads the browser market worldwide, in the U.S. it still has a lot of catching up to do, with Microsoft’s IE still dominant at home and Chrome nearly tied with Firefox....
Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer

UC Web Has 200m Users and the Potential to Disrupt iOS: Bring It On

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Mobile applications that are hosted on platforms such as iOS and Android probably have a limited time on earth. There are too many of them, they balkanize our data, and they require constant updates. They’re also a huge inconvenience for developers, who have to tweak their products for multiple platforms...
UC Web Has 200m Users and the Potential to Disrupt iOS: Bring It On

Use Internet Explorer 9? You need this update, stat

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Just over 8.5% of TNW readers, which amounts to a whole pile of traffic, use Internet Explorer on their normal computers (non-mobile), so this post is for them. If you use Internet Explorer (and we presume that that means you are on version 9, the good one), you need to...
Use Internet Explorer 9? You need this update, stat

Opera 12: new version, new features, new competitive challenges

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Opera is releasing version 12 of the Opera browser today, with new features for theming, controlling your computer’s hardware from the browser without using a plugin, speed, and security. VentureBeat talked with Opera’s Jan Standal, vice-president of desktop products to get the skinny on all the latest features, and, perhaps...
Opera 12: new version, new features, new competitive challenges

Internet Explorer’s market share recovery continues

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Internet Explorer appears to have found new footing in the browser market, picking up market share in March, strengthening the notion that Microsoft is at last turning around its fortunes in the software niche. The company could not be more proud. Trumpeting the news, Microsoft claimed late last night that...
Internet Explorer’s market share recovery continues

Chrome already nabs 1.5 percent of iOS browser market

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According to the latest data from advertising company Chitika, Safari still leads the way with 86.1 percent usage in iOS. [Read more]...
Chrome already nabs 1.5 percent of iOS browser market

Internet Explorer on the Upswing

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After more than a year of decline, Internet Explorer’s share of the browser market may be headed upward again. According to Net Applications, IE registered a slight uptick in users during March, its first since early 2011. IE captured a 53.83 percent share of the worldwide browser market in March,...
Internet Explorer on the Upswing

Report: Chrome For iOS Now Owns 1.5% Of iOS Browser Market

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At it’s I/O developer conference last month, Google launched Chrome for iOS. Despite the fact that it’s being held back by Apple’s security protocols and can’t use its own rendering engine, Chrome has been among the most popular free downloads in Apple’s App Store since then. According to the latest...
Report: Chrome For iOS Now Owns 1.5% Of iOS Browser Market

Chrome 18 is world’s most popular browser, Internet Explorer 9 leads in North America

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Internet monitoring firm Pingdom on Monday released a new report on global Web browser share by browser version. The company found Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 to be the most popular browser in North America with a 21.2% share, and it was closely followed by Google Chrome 18 at 20.2%....
Chrome 18 is world’s most popular browser, Internet Explorer 9 leads in North America

74% of the browser market supports HTML5 video, but Flash’s death will take time

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LongTail Video, the creators of JW Player, have found in a study that as much as 74% of the browser market now supports HTML5 video, up from 66% in January. The study, The State of HTML5 Video, follows HTML5′s emergence (paired with CSS3 and JavaScript), and will continue to be updated...
74% of the browser market supports HTML5 video, but Flash’s death will take time
May browser usage: Firefox users still avoiding updates

Hands-on: Yahoo offers sync and search features in new Axis Web browser

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Yahoo is aiming to get its foot into the browser market with a new product called Axis that launched this evening. The purpose of Axis is to add an extra layer to the user’s Web browsing experience, with interactive search capabilities and cross-device synchronization. On the desktop, Axis is implemented...
Hands-on: Yahoo offers sync and search features in new Axis Web browser

Microsoft’s new IE9 commercial is surprisingly compelling

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Certain products are at their best when you notice them the least. Web browsers are a good example of this, as you want the Internet to flow well, and not to get tripped up on what tool you are using to access it. That in mind, it can be difficult...
Microsoft’s new IE9 commercial is surprisingly compelling

Crossrider’s Cross-Browser Extension Development Platform Comes Out Of Beta

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The reinvigorated competition in the browser market over the last few years has definitely been a boon for users, but having a number of browsers with very high user numbers makes life a bit harder for developers who want to write extensions. Crossrider, which is coming out of beta today,...
Crossrider’s Cross-Browser Extension Development Platform Comes Out Of Beta

Dominant in China, UCWeb Brings Its Mobile Browser to Silicon Valley

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With 50 percent of the mobile browser market in its home market of China, UCWeb is now looking across the Pacific. UC’s next target is the U.S., where the company released localized Android and iOS versions this past week and plans to open up a Silicon Valley office later this...
Dominant in China, UCWeb Brings Its Mobile Browser to Silicon Valley
Chrome already owns 1.5% of iOS browser market
The Facebook effect: Opera shares jump to record highs on Facebook rumors

EU to 'remain Vigilant' on Microsoft's Browser Commitments

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Regulators in Europe said Tuesday they will watch closely to make sure Microsoft complies with its commitments to ensure competition in the browser market, after......
EU to 'remain Vigilant' on Microsoft's Browser Commitments

EU to 'remain vigilant' on Microsoft's browser commitments

www.computerworld.com
Regulators in Europe said Tuesday they will watch closely to make sure Microsoft complies with its commitments to ensure competition in the browser market, after Mozilla complained its Firefox browser is being excluded from Windows RT....
EU to 'remain vigilant' on Microsoft's browser commitments

So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

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Last Thursday, Microsoft seemed like the hero — announcing “Do Not Track” would be on by default in Internet Explorer 10. The move meant that users would need to opt-in to allowing advertisers and websites to install tracking cookies on their computers, something that few people would ever do. It’ was an...
So much for Internet Explorer 10′s default “Do Not Track” setting

Coming to Firefox in 2012: New Look, New Home Tab, Focus Mode and a Windows Metro Version

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If the popularity of Google's Chrome browser has shown anything, it's that competition in the browser market is a very good thing for consumers. To counter Chrome's seemingly unstoppable march towards dominance in the browser market, Mozilla has set itself an ambitious roadmap for Firefox in 2012. As part of...
Coming to Firefox in 2012: New Look, New Home Tab, Focus Mode and a Windows Metro Version

Microsoft extends Vista consumer support to 2017

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For reasons yet unknown, Microsoft has lengthened the support interval for the consumer editions of its Windows Vista product to 2017. Extended consumer support now mirrors business and enterprise support, which has been set to expire in 2017 as well, since 2007. ‘Extended support’ is feature-free, meaning that post-April of this year,...
Microsoft extends Vista consumer support to 2017
Baidu Considering Acquisition of UCWeb, According to Rumor Spread by UCWeb

Browser Testing: A Family Tree

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One task drives web professionals to distraction more than almost any other: testing whether their design works equally well in a multitude of browsers and on different devices. The list of browsers and platforms to verify against keeps getting longer, and as designers, our tempers are getting proportionally shorter; IE6...
Browser Testing: A Family Tree

Chrome Beta Auto-Translates, Offers Privacy Settings

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Chrome, Google's entry into the browser market, has a new beta version today that shows off two new features - instant language translation and privacy settings. The browser was the only browser to make gains in February and we're thinking additions like these will only help to propel it's popularity....
Chrome Beta Auto-Translates, Offers Privacy Settings

Chrome Beta Auto-Translates, Offers Privacy Settings

www.readwriteweb.com
Chrome, Google's entry into the browser market, has a new beta version today that shows off two new features - instant language translation and privacy settings. The browser was the only browser to make gains in February and we're thinking additions like these will only help to propel it's popularity....
Chrome Beta Auto-Translates, Offers Privacy Settings

Opera 10.50: Can Opera Make a Comeback?

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The browser wars are back with a vengeance. In no small part thanks to the efforts of Google Chrome, we have seen a resurgence in browser inovation and a new emphasis on speed over the last year and a half. Today, Opera is launching its newest weapon against Chrome, Firefox...
Opera 10.50: Can Opera Make a Comeback?

Internet Explorer snagged market share from both Chrome and Firefox in January

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Consider us surprised. The January market share numbers are out for web browsers, and Internet Explorer not only failed to leak new market share, it gained over a point, seemingly at the expense of its arch rivals Chrome and Firefox. Safari also declined. For the month of January, Internet Explorer (all...
Internet Explorer snagged market share from both Chrome and Firefox in January
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