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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...

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2008-12-15 08:30:00

In an unconventional move, Dell Inc. announced this week that it would begin offering systems with the older Microsoft Windows XP operating system for an extra $150 beyond what it charges for machines running Windows Vista.   The change comes just five months after the computer maker ceased offering XP on its Inspiron PCs. Microsoft has twice extended its deadline for Windows XP downgrades, which is now in effect until July 31, 2009.  It's a solid indication that enough users...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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