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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...

2010-07-12 06:45:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The readers of Travel + Leisure chose nature travel experts International Expeditions as one of the "Top 10 Tour Operators & Safari Outfitters" in the magazine's 2010 World's Best Awards survey. This is the seventh consecutive year IE has been named to the prestigious "World's Best" list. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100525/CL10696LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100525/CL10696LOGO ) "Anytime our company is...

2009-08-14 12:50:00

Despite the release of Internet Explorer 8 five months ago, Microsoft says worldwide use of IE6 would allow it to extend its support for the browser until 2014. Although it was released in 2001, IE6 still claims a worldwide user base of about 27.2 percent, according to Net Applications. By modern standards, the browser is outdated, but in a slow economy many users are holding out before upgrading to new software. "The reason to still be on IE 6 at this point is lack of awareness, or the...

2008-06-04 12:25:00

Microsoft Corp announced this week its plans to launch a test-release of a full- featured version of its Internet Explorer 8 (IE 8) Web browser.Planned for August, the test-release is the second such launch, following the company's initial IE 8 test release in March of this year.  That version provided Web designers and developers a preview of IE 8's updated features.   At that time, Redmond, WA- based Microsoft provided a glance at some of IE 8's new features, including one...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.