This report displays information on web browser market share and usage. Also known as "browser wars", the statistics below
analyze the amount of market penetration attained by browsers such as Internet Explorer, FireFox, Safari and Google Chrome.
We only list browsers that have amassed at least 0.1% of the market
share during the selected time period.
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The term "browser wars" refers to the competition for dominance in the web browser marketplace. The term is used to denote two specific periods of time: the competition between market-dominating Netscape Navigator and its eventual defeat by Microsoft Internet Explorer during the late 1990s, and the competition from 2003 onwards between the dominating Internet Explorer and several other emerging browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and, since mid-2008, Google Chrome.
Firefox 27 Boosts Security
TechWeekEurope UK / 2/6/14
Mozilla is a little later than its browser peers in providing full default support for TLS 1.2. Google Chrome 30, Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 and Apple Safari 7 already support the spec. From a performance perspective, Firefox 27 now supports the SPDY 3.1 ...
Mozilla prepping adaptive Android home screen using Firefox
What Mobile / 2/6/14
Wait, an adaptive home screen? That simply means a menu that caters to yout lifestyle, taking app data and locations into account. This particular effort is named Firefox Launcher, which revolves around the mobile browser. It will customise your web browsing ...
Mozilla revamping Firefox OS's app launcher
CNET / 2/6/14
"The app integrates the contextual adaptive app search from EverythingMe with the Firefox for Android Web browser to offer users a personalized and customizable Web experience that is fun and intuitive," Mozilla said Wednesday in a blog post.
After Yahoo, security-stress at Chrome's House
ITvoir (press release) / 2/5/14
At present, Google is working hard on enhancing Chrome features that would enable users to reset their browser settings to their original defaults, so that all malicious plugins and apps would remove. Google will also notify users whenever the browser setting ...
Google adds new Chrome reset feature to combat browser hijacking
TechSpot / 2/5/14
Google has now added a new feature to its Chrome browser that automatically warns users when malicious software is tampering with their settings. Google VP of engineering Linus Upson, announced the update recently on the Google Chrome Blog.
Google tweaking Chrome API for HTML5 apps to run cross-platform
Android Community / 2/5/14
Packaged apps, which work in Chrome OS but outside of a browser, access different APIs than traditional web apps. By offering those up in a slimmed down form, HTML5 apps may be getting a true home away from home — on Android, iOS, Mac, Windows, ...
Opera tops 200m active mobile users in Africa
PC Tech Magazine / 2/5/14
The number of mobile phone users that use the Opera Mini browser opera-mini hastopped 200 million per month for the first time, that's up 47 percent from last year, the Norwegian company has today revealed. Launching its latest State of the Mobile Web ...
Report: IE 11 Will Get 'Enterprise Mode' in Windows 8.1 Update 1
Redmond Channel Partner / 2/3/14
Microsoft is reportedly planning to add an "enterprise mode" feature to its Internet Explorer 11 browser, according to a report Monday from ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley. The "enterprise mode" capability is designed to be a solution for the compatibility issues faced by ...
'Looking' Back: Episode 3, 'Looking At Your Browser History'
Towleroad / 2/3/14
The third episode of a series is often a make-or-break point. While most viewers can forgive an uneven pilot, folks expect a show to find its footing by episode three. Some fans alredy got a sneak peek at tonight's episode, "Looking At Your Browser History," on ...
Looking at 'Looking' Episode 3: Looking at your browser history
San Francisco Chronicle (blog) / 2/3/14
Looking at 'Looking' Episode 3: Looking at your browser history. Posted on February 2, 2014 | By firstname.lastname@example.org (Tony Bravo) · Print · —. This week, our dear Patty struggles to identify the sexual orientation of his new British boss before getting ...