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.
What's the Firefox Touch entry doing in the Firefox Nightly bookmarks?
Ghacks Technology News / 12/8/13
If you are running a nightly channel build of the Firefox web browser currently, and it does not matter if it is the official "with" Australis build, the "without" Australis Holly build, or one of the experimental builds that Mozilla keeps on file at all times, you may have ...
Tab Ahead is a useful tab finder for Chrome with fuzzy logic support
Ghacks Technology News / 12/7/13
When you reach a certain threshold in the Google Chrome browser in regards to tabs that are open in a given window, you will notice that they first start to appear only as favicons in the tabbar of the browser, and shortly thereafter only as anonymous blocks of ...
Load Impact Ships Chrome Extension for User Session Recording
Consumer Electronics Net / 12/6/13
"Until now our session recorder required developers to go to our website and manually change the proxy settings in the browser or operating system to perform a recording," said Ragnar Lönn, Load Impact founder and CEO. "That was a bit of a hassle, and ...
Twitter to start pushing ads based on browser history
BusinessTech / 12/6/13
... start pushing ads based on browser history. Twitter Inc will begin showing ads to users based on their browsing history, it said on Thursday, becoming the latest Internet company to employ the controversial but increasingly widespread tracking technology.
After Mac, now Windows gets master password protection in Chrome
TechSpot / 12/5/13
According to Google's “Happiness Evangelist”, François Beaufort, the feature is now available in the latest Chromium build for Windows, suggesting that it will soon be included in the stable version of Google's Chrome web browser, though no official date has ...
Multi-process Firefox is a go
Ghacks Technology News / 12/5/13
Firefox has been a single-process web browser for all of its life. This was not much of an issue until Microsoft and Google introduced a multi-process architecture to their browsers. The idea was to improved the stability and security of the web browser by ...
How to block pop ups using a Firefox browser addon
Digital Trends / 12/5/13
You don't have to live this way though. There's one particular ad blocking browser plugin we love, and it works quietly in the background without you having to manipulate it. For now, we'll cover our favorite ad blocker for Firefox, and we'll do the same for other ...
news - Hidden feature of Internet Explorer 11
Tottenham News / 12/4/13
The new generation of computer mice are controlled through the touch screen rather than moving with the argument that Microsoft , the operating system as well as the Internet browser is optimized for use in the fingers . In this sense, IE 11 Situated in ...
IE 11 use surges following launch of Windows 7 version
CNET / 12/2/13
IE 11 use surges following launch of Windows 7 version. Internet Explorer 11 saw a gain of almost two percentage points in all desktop browser traffic recorded by Net Applications in November. Lance Whitney. by Lance Whitney. December 2, 2013 5:50 AM ...
Internet Explorer 11 is rising rapidly
Tottenham News / 12/2/13
Microsoft's latest web browser, Internet Explorer 11 in November, has managed to double its market share. According to the data released by research firm Net Applications, Internet Explorer 11 per cent of the global web browser market 3.27 'sin was to have ...
Opera Mini user base for smartphones grows 258 pc in
CIOL / 12/2/13
Opera Mini remains a popular web browser in Nepal. From October 2012 to October 2013, the number of Opera Mini users in Nepal increased by 98 percent, nearly doubling over the year. Some of the uptake in the Nepal market may be attributed to the fact ...
Use of Opera Mini mobile web browser doubles in Nepal
Telecompaper (subscription) / 11/29/13
The Nepali mobile internet market is increasing rapidly, and not only on basic phones, according to Opera's latest State of the Mobile Web report. While the number of users in Nepal of the Opera Mini mobile web browser has doubled from 2012 to this year.