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.
Google Adding Push Notification Support in Chrome
Tom's Guide / 5/12/13
This new Chrome push notification system is a step forward in helping browser-based Web apps catch up with native software that already sends notifications directly to the user. As an example, this new system could allow a calendar app to push updates to ...
Chrome browser-Google pushing for Web applications to act natively
spyghana.com / 5/11/13
Google has implemented some changes in its chrome browser implementation recently where it added an option in the browser by which users can allow web applications to stay active even after the browser is closed. This would give a native support to the ...
Google Introduces Push Notifications For Chrome Developers
Sporkings / 5/11/13
Google has introduced push alert support for apps in Google Chrome browser or Chrome OS. The protocol called Google Cloud Messaging for Chrome is designed to let apps receive notifications from outside Chrome and respond to them more efficiently.
How to Enable Zoom Pinch on Firefox in a MacBook
Opposing Views / 5/11/13
MacBook laptops with a multi-touch trackpad support two-finger pinch gestures to zoom in and out of Web pages in Mozilla Firefox. Some versions of the browser starting with version 4, however, disable this feature by default. Firefox doesn't provide an option ...
Load programs right from within Firefox
Ghacks Technology News / 5/11/13
It adds the option to Firefox to load any program from the underlying operating system with a single click of the mouse button. Once you have installed the extension in the browser you will notice that it adds its icon automatically to Firefox's add-ons bar.
Stable Firefox for Modern UI due in the fall
The Tech Report, LLC / 5/10/13
A new addition to a Mozilla Wiki noted that the browser will be completed Oct. 2, 2013, at the earliest, or nearly a year after the launch of Windows 8. But the project could be delayed until March 20, 2014. The most probable finish date—based on programming ...
Microsoft offers fix-it for IE 8 zero-day
Virus Bulletin / 5/9/13
... 8 zero-day. CVE-2013-1347 used in watering hole attacks. Following this weekend's discovery of a new zero-day vulnerability in version 8 of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser, the company has released a 'fix-it' that addresses the known attack vectors.
Opera Mini Ties up with Celkon, Karbonn, Lava, Intex
Gizbot / 5/9/13
Opera Software is now tied up with the seven Indian mobile vendors, according to which the manufacturers will pre-install the Opera Mini Mobile Browser app on their select upcoming Android phones, phablets and tablets. Now, brands such as, Celkon, ...
Opera Strikes Deal With Indian Mobile Phone Makers
Siliconindia.com / 5/9/13
Bangalore: Norway's Opera Software has signed up with seven Indian mobile phone makers to pre-install its Mobile web browser Opera mini, in their upcoming devices. While Karbonn, Lava, Celkon and Intex will pre-install Opera mini's web browser on all ...
Internet Explorer Browser is King Among IT Professionals at Work
Midsize Insider / 5/8/13
IT professionals are a diverse bunch but often come together around certain standards. Though the browser landscape is vast, IT professionals only chose a select few to work with and often make these decisions based on two factors: speed and compatibility ...
Opera Mini inks pacts with mobile makers to pre-install web browser
Zee News / 5/8/13
New Delhi: Opera Software Wednesday said it has signed up with seven Indian mobilephone makers to pre-install its Opera mini mobile web browser in their upcoming handsets, phablets and tablets. The Norwegian software developer's mobile web browser ...