Latest Market adoption of Mozilla Firefox Stories
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.
Web analytics firm StatCounter said on Monday that Google's Chrome overtook Mozilla Firefox in July to become Britain's second-most popular Web browser after Microsoft's Internet Explorer.
Between early Wednesday to early Thursday users downloaded almost 9 million copies of the new browser, setting an unofficial record for software downloads on the second day of Firefox 4â€™s launch.
Firefox has reached its billionth download mark since it was first introduced in 2004.
By MICHAEL LIEDTKE SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc. is releasing its own Web browser in a long-anticipated move aimed at countering the dominance of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer and ensuring easy access to its market- leading search engine.
Google launches Web browser to compete with Microsoft LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (Xinhua) -- Google launched on Tuesday a beta version of its browser for Windows, called Google Chrome, in more than 100 countries.
Microsoft has vowed to fight back against the launch of a new web browser by arch-rival Google.
By Michael Liedtke Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Google Inc. is releasing its own Web browser in a long-anticipated move aimed at countering the dominance of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer and ensuring easy access to its market-leading search engine.
Mozilla Corp.'s new Firefox 3 Web browser, the main rival to Microsoft Corp.'s dominant Internet Explorer, shattered the company's previous record by attracting more than 8.2 million downloads in its first 24 hours.
The new version of the Firefox Web browser was downloaded more than 8 million times in the first 24 hours it was available, the software's developers said Wednesday. At its peak, Firefox's Web site was serving 17,000 copies a minute.
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