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Since 2009, Mobile Internet Usage Has Doubled Every Year

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The growth of the mobile Web is on a steady rise. While pundits throw around words like "explosive" and "outrageous" the more precise word is probably "consistent." According to analytics firm StatCounter, users accessing the Web through mobile devices has almost doubled every year since 2009. In its latest report,...
Since 2009, Mobile Internet Usage Has Doubled Every Year

StatCounter: Mobile web usage doubling every year, Nokia leads the way

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We already knew that Nokia sits atop the world's market when it comes to shipments and market share. As it turns out, though, the Finnish manufacturer leads the way in terms of mobile web browsing, too. That's according to the latest report from StatCounter, which found that Nokia handsets...
StatCounter: Mobile web usage doubling every year, Nokia leads the way

Nokia dominates global Internet usage in mobile devices, but Apple is king in the US, UK

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According to a report by Web analytics firm StatCounter, global Internet use of mobile devices has nearly doubled over the past year, and has done so since 2009. The report, which excludes tablets, and found that the total percentage of worldwide browsing on devices like mobile phones has grown from 4.3% to 8.5% since...
Nokia dominates global Internet usage in mobile devices, but Apple is king in the US, UK

Google Chrome Just Passed Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Web Browser

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After months of chipping away at its lead, Google Chrome has finally overtaken Internet Explorer to become most popular web browser worldwide. Chrome's share of the market rose to 32.8% in the week ending May 20, while Internet Explorer's share of the market dropped to 31.9%, according to new data...
Google Chrome Just Passed Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Web Browser

Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as the Web’s most used browser

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Google Chrome has been long expected to leapfrog Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) to take its position as the Web’s most used browser and, according to data from Statcounter, the momentous change of leadership happened last week. The firm’s latest figures — spotted by Global Nerdy blogger Joey deVilla – show that Chrome’s line of...
Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer as the Web’s most used browser

Mobile Internet to exceed PC access in India by the end of this year

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Use of the mobile Web is set to overtake fixed-line Internet in India by the end of the year, as the country’s mobile revolution continues at full speed. Statistics from statcounter – via Pluggdin — show that a steady depreciation in the use of Internet from PCs is coinciding with continued grow...
Mobile Internet to exceed PC access in India by the end of this year
Android’s Now On Top For Mobile Browsing and Search, But Still A Challenger Elsewhere

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Facebook Has Microsoft As Ally To Take On Google (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Sideways In Mixed Market Stocks are trading sideways as markets process reports on Greece reaching a debt deal. Shares of GOOG are all over the map as well. Investors continue to...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Facebook Has Microsoft As Ally To Take On Google (GOOG)

StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

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Last week, Google’s Chrome browser became the world’s most popular browser for the first time, topping the charts for just a single day (on a Sunday no less) as it continues to see increased usage all over the world. Chrome’s growth was charted by website analytics service StatCounter, which noted...
StatCounter: Google Chrome became the world’s most popular browser…for a day

Report: Android now rules China’s smartphone market, after doubling its market share in 2011

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Google’s Android operating system (OS) is now the most popular smartphone platform in China, according to a report from Analysys International [via Reuters] that analysed the world’s biggest smartphone market from the first quarter to fourth quarter of 2011. Android’s marketshare more than doubled, according to Analsys, to rise to 68.4 percent...
Report: Android now rules China’s smartphone market, after doubling its market share in 2011

Only 8.5% Of Internet Usage Comes Via Mobiles, Double Last Year's Figure

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When you read the headlines of how ubiquitous smartphones are becoming, and how in some countries the mobile device is overtaking the PC in terms of internet access, you would think that mobile internet usage would directly follow from these facts. In reality, it seems that it still lagging...
Only 8.5% Of Internet Usage Comes Via Mobiles, Double Last Year's Figure

Apple’s digital divide in China: 21 million iPhones and iPads, but urban areas dominate

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Lots has been written and said about the growth of Apple and its products in China. While Apple CEO Tim Cook is focusing on China, which he recently visited and has continually heralded as a key market for the company, it is notable that a number of reports have shown...
Apple’s digital divide in China: 21 million iPhones and iPads, but urban areas dominate

Statcounter: Android web browser claims biggest user share

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Android's native web browser can now lay claim to being the most popular mobile browser, according to StatCounter's latest survey. Mapping use over the past year, Google's mobile internet browser has grabbed around 23 percent of all users, up from just over 14 percent back in February 2011. The...
Statcounter: Android web browser claims biggest user share

Report: iPad accounts for 85% of tablet Web usage, as Apple's dominance continues

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It’s high time for some competition in the tablet device space, after new data suggested that Apple holds a whopping 85 percent share of the market. That in mind, the release of Google’s Nexus 7 tablet and unveiling of Microsoft Surface are set to bring a dose of serious competition at...
Report: iPad accounts for 85% of tablet Web usage, as Apple's dominance continues
Chrome beats Internet Explorer for a day, usage peaks on weekends

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Nokia Says There Is No "Plan B," It's All About Windows Phone (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Sideways With Market Stocks are seesawing today on reports of Greece reaching a debt deal. Shares of MSFT are currently off as the rest of tech is recovering. Upcoming catalysts include...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Nokia Says There Is No "Plan B," It's All About Windows Phone (MSFT)

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

Worldwide Reaction: Google's Pending Absorption of Motorola

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If you think the smartphone you own today makes you more worldly, more cosmopolitan, then take a good look at this five-color geopolitical world map as perceived by BrowserRank.com. Using data compiled from StatCounter's latest projections of mobile operating system usage country-by-country (the firm detects browser usage, and then...
Worldwide Reaction: Google's Pending Absorption of Motorola

StatCounter: Nokia leads the way in mobile web usage

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Mobile Web usage is on the rise, with users who access the Web through mobile devices having nearly doubled every year since 2009 according to analytics firm StatCounter. Web usage on mobile devices grew to 8.5% in January of 2012, up from 4.3% in the same month a year...
StatCounter: Nokia leads the way in mobile web usage

Net Applications: iOS Web share hit record 65.3% in June

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Android grew faster (38% to 24.5% year over year) but still trails the iPhone/iPad combo FORTUNE -- The presence of Apple's (AAPL) mobile devices on the Web continues to surge according to Net Applications and StatCounter, two leading mobile analytics services, although the two firms draw very different conclusions about where...
Net Applications: iOS Web share hit record 65.3% in June

Chrome passes Internet Explorer to become world’s most popular browser

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Google’s Chrome Web browser has continued to gain market share since its introduction in 2008. Despite surpassing Internet Explorer in select regions and on weekends, Google’s browser has never been able to dethrone Microsoft in global usage share. According to new numbers from StatCounter, however, Google’s browser has finally...
Chrome passes Internet Explorer to become world’s most popular browser

IE9 more popular on weekends than weeknights, breaking with IE’s long-held usage patterns

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According to StatCounter’s collected browser usage data, Internet Explorer 9 is an anomaly among its franchise brethren: IE9 is more popular on weekends than on weeknights. For some time, the rule was simple: people used Internet Explorer at work, as they had to, but at home they used Firefox and other alternatives (this...
IE9 more popular on weekends than weeknights, breaking with IE’s long-held usage patterns

Current status of the “Browser Wars”

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In this report we will examine the current status of what is often referred to as the “Browser Wars.” How popular are the various web browsers around the world right now? As you’ll see, there are significant regional differences in web browser usage. We’ve done this on two levels....
Current status of the “Browser Wars”

CHART OF THE DAY: Google Chrome Beats Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Browser (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

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Google's Chrome browser, which doesn't come pre-installed on any computer, has leapt past Internet Explorer, which is pre-installed in over 90% of all computers, to become the most popular web browser. This comes from StatCounter, which tracks web traffic through its own widget. It's not a perfect data set, but...
CHART OF THE DAY: Google Chrome Beats Internet Explorer To Become The World's Most Popular Browser (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

No, Google's Chrome isn't the world's leading browser - yet: see our map

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Claims that Google Chrome has passed Internet Explorer turn out to be wrong according to Statcounter's data - but it won't be long. Firefox turns out to have a surprising dominance on our map, thoughChrome is challenging Microsoft's Internet Explorer as the world's most-used desktop browser, having passed Firefox, according...
No, Google's Chrome isn't the world's leading browser - yet: see our map
StatCounter: Google Chrome Pushes Past Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (Again)

Chrome rises: Google browser grabs 1/3 of the global market (StatCounter)

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Remember when Google’s Chrome browser overtook Internet Explorer as the world’s most popular browser for a week back in May? And next, for a full calendar month? Well, Chrome is still on top, judging by the latest figures from traffic measurement service provider StatCounter, and it has now even taken...
Chrome rises: Google browser grabs 1/3 of the global market (StatCounter)

Google teams up with 50+ retailers to give India its first Web shopping day: 12/12/12

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It may be one of the Web’s most under-represented countries, but India is set to get its own version of ‘Cyber Monday’ with none other than search giant Google announcing a 24-hour shopping bonanza that is scheduled for 12/12/12 (a Wednesday, by the way). We’ve already seen China’s 11 November festival...
Google teams up with 50+ retailers to give India its first Web shopping day: 12/12/12

StatCounter finds 1366 x 768 to be most popular screen resolution for the first time

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It's had quite a run, but it looks like the old standby resolution of web designers everywhere, 1024 x 768, has finally been eclipsed by a newer, wider rival. According to web analytics firm StatCounter, use of 1024 x 768 fell from 41.8 percent in March of 2009 to...
StatCounter finds 1366 x 768 to be most popular screen resolution for the first time

Fact Checking: Has Mobile Traffic Really Surpassed Desktop in India?

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One of the most interesting statistics in Mary Meeker's Internet Trends presentation this week was about the Mobile Web. One of Meeker's slides stated that in India, the world's second largest Internet market, the Mobile Web surpassed the Desktop Web during May 2012. A closer analysis reveals that a) mobile...
Fact Checking: Has Mobile Traffic Really Surpassed Desktop in India?
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