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2010-09-22 14:35:00

Over 2 million people around the world downloaded the beta version of Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) 9 after just two days of the web browser being available. Roger Capriotti, group product manager for IE 9 at Microsoft, said in a blog post on Monday that when IE 8 Beta launched in August 2008, the company recorded 1.3 million downloads over the first five days. The IE 9 download site has seen 9 million visitors and over 26 million page views since it was made available last week. ...

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2010-09-16 06:10:00

On Wednesday, Microsoft released a new Internet Explorer to try and fend off competition from the Firefox and Chrome Web browsers. "The browser is the stage and the websites are the stars of the show," corporate vice president of Internet Explorer Dean Hachamovitch told AFP. "Microsoft has over a billion Windows customers," Hachamovitch said of the software giant's ubiquitous computer operating system. "We want the browsing experience on Windows to be great." The beta version of Internet...

2010-09-15 12:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Microsoft Corp. announced the worldwide beta availability of its new Web browser, accompanied by over 70 top websites and global brands that created new experiences to show off the capabilities of Windows Internet Explorer 9, at the Beauty of the Web event in San Francisco. The new browser delivers a fast, clean, trusted and interoperable online experience that takes full advantage of Windows 7, putting the focus on the sites and applications...

2010-08-04 05:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet of the new generation is especially user-friendly and available on every PC in the world with the free Internet operating system semYOU. The German start-up company semYOU wants to make reality the vision of a totally new web experience. Thanks to cloud computing, business, entertainment and social media, communication has become as easy as making a phone call. The official Beta Phase for the first semantic WebOS starts on August 4. Those...

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2010-07-02 12:40:00

IBM has endorsed Internet browser Firefox, asking its workers around the world to use the open source software for browsing the Web. "Any employee who is not now using Firefox will be strongly encouraged to use it as their default browser," IBM executive Bob Sutor said Thursday in a blog post at his website. "While other browsers have come and gone, Firefox is now the gold standard for what an open, secure, and standards-compliant browser should be." Using Firefox as the default browser...

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2010-06-29 12:40:00

According to figures released by StatCounter, Google Chrome unseated Safari last week for the first time as the third most popular Internet browser in the U.S. "This is quite a coup for Google as they have gone from zero to almost 10 percent of the US market in under two years," StatCounter chief executive Aodhan Cullen said in a release. "There is a battle royal going on between Google and Apple in the Internet browser space (Chrome vs. Safari) as well as in the mobile market (Android vs....

2010-06-09 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today launched four custom browser "add-ons" that will turn everyday Internet browsing into a true video experience for Windows Internet Explorer 8 users. "Together or separately, these four add-ons will change the way users interact with blinkx.com, their Internet Explorer 8 browser and video on the Web," said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. "As the Web moves...

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2010-05-13 06:11:18

Firefox plans to release a new version of its Web browser by the end of the year that will get a simpler look, but will offer Web surfers more control over privacy. Firefox 4 promises that users will be able to have more control over their relationships with websites by describing in simpler ways what information is gathered by cookies, which are files that store data on website visits. The current version of Firefox has a more complex system of menus and submenus for determining which...

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2010-05-04 13:15:00

Figures recently released by a web analytics firm show that Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) web browser accounts for less than 60% of the market, a huge downturn from its peak in 2003 that placed it at 95%. While IE is still in the top spot, statistics firm NetApplications, shows that runner up browser Firefox and the third-place Google Chrome are on the rise. Firefox is now at 24.5 percent, while Chrome is at 6.7%. Microsoft has been losing market share predominantly due to security...

2010-05-03 08:15:00

PARK CITY, Utah, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Janco has just released its Browser and Operating System Market Share White Paper. A major finding is that Microsoft's new Operating System Windows 7 has 14.8% of the OS market less than 7 months after its release. The CEO of Janco, Victor Janulaitis said, "There are now more users of Windows 7 than Vista. That is a major factor in their improved record earnings. The last OS that was accepted as quickly in the market was XP. Vista's market share has...


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