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Mozilla Brings Another Partner Aboard The Firefox OS Train
2013-05-28 11:34:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Mozilla has been steadily working to add another mobile operating system to the current two horse race status of the market. During February´s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, Mozilla announced several smartphone carriers who will help deliver the new OS to customers in China, Europe, Italy, Japan, the United States and elsewhere. Yesterday (May 27) Mozilla announced another partner to help them bring this new...

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2012-05-29 20:09:18

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com Competition between Google's Chrome browser and Microsoft's Internet Explorer is red hot. Last week the search giant's browser beat out the software giant's, and this week the internet is looking at month-long tallies to see just how swiftly Chrome is stepping into the lead for market share on browsers. Mobile may be the battleground for the browser war. In the year ending in January, the research firm statCounter found that global access from mobile devices,...

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2012-05-21 20:00:18

Enid Burns for RedOrbit The Google Chrome user base continues to grow, and according to data collected by StatCounter, it now exceeds the user base of Internet Explorer by a few percent. Over the past year Google's open source browser has made a steady climb from about 20 percent of the market to somewhere around 33 percent. Meanwhile, Chrome users passed Firefox toward the end of last year, and Explorer just last week. "This has been a two browser market going back to Netscape," said...

Microsoft Controls Web Browser Market Share For March
2012-04-04 04:59:50

New data released by Net Applications shows that Microsoft's Internet Explorer was able to fight off Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in March from its share of the browser market. The latest data released by the firm shows that Internet Explorer held a total browser market share of 53.83 percent for the month, which was up from 52.84 percent in February. The market watcher said that Firefox held a share of 20.55 percent, down from 20.92 percent, and Google at 18.58 percent, down from...

Google's Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer Over The Weekend
2012-03-22 04:29:41

Web analytics firm StatCounter said on Wednesday that Google's Chrome web browser overtook Microsoft's Internet Explorer to become market leader for the first time. The firm said Chrome was used for 32.7 percent of all browsing on March 18, while IE had 32.5 percent of the market share. "While it is only one day, this is a milestone," Aodhan Cullen, StatCounter's chief executive, said in a statement. "At weekends, when people are free to choose what browser to use, many of them are...

IE Market Share Tumbles As Chrome Reaches 20%
2012-01-03 05:23:58

Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) resumed its drop in desktop browser market share in December, falling to an all time low and trending to drop below 50% as soon as March, according to metrics firm Net Applications. IE lost 0.8% in December, falling to 51.9%, a loss of more than seven percentage points during 2011, the Net Applications data revealed. The move follows a one-month respite in November, the only month in 2011 when it did not lose market share. Google's Chrome benefited...

Chrome Closes In On Firefox In Global Web Usage
2011-12-02 05:47:58

Google´s Chrome web browser is now within 4 percentage points of Firefox´s No. 2 position in global usage, according to Net Applications' November browser usage measurements. Indeed, if just one in fifty Firefox users switch to Chrome, Google would be the world´s second most popular web browser, the firm said. The data showed that Firefox dropped 0.4 percentage points to 22.1 percent of usage in November, while Chrome gained 0.7 percent to 18.2 percent. If the trend...

Google's Chrome Browser Nipping At The Heels Of Firefox
2011-10-03 13:54:56

Google Inc.'s Chrome web browser has been gaining market share in the Internet users' choice for accessing content, according to industry tracker StatCounter. Chrome's market share since the beginning of 2011 has seen about a 7.6 percent increase in users, taking away market share from the top dog Internet Explorer and its second-place rival Firefox. Internet Explorer has seen its market share drop over 3 percent since the beginning of 2011, while Firefox has watched as it lost just 0.2...

2011-08-22 09:00:00

BEIJING, Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The browser war has heated up since last year and is still ongoing. Chrome gained popularity for its fast speed in loading Web pages. Firefox maintained the edge owing to abundant add-ons and functions as well as the high customizability. IE was praised for its good compatibility, varied third-party plug-ins, and furthermore IE9's surprisingly fast speed. Avant Browser was applauded by the huge and faithful advocates for its small size,...

2011-03-19 00:00:28

The new product release along with other new releases of SharePoint 2010, Exchange 2010, Virtualization, and Office Suite 2010 are available for training and certification at CED Solutions, the #1 location for Microsoft Certifications in North America. Atlanta, GA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 18, 2011 The new product release along with other new releases of SharePoint 2010, Exchange 2010, Virtualization, and Office Suite 2010 are available for training and certification at CED Solutions, the #1...