Web Browser Share for October

Once again, Google’s Chrome web browser continued to gain market share on the desktop at the expense of Internet Explorer and Firefox in October 2011 according to recent figures published by NetMarketshare.

Total worldwide browser usage in September 2011 for Chrome was 17.62% up over 1.4 percentage points from September and more than double the 8.76% recorded in the same month of 2010.

Web Browser Share for September

In a story that hasn’t changed since it was released, Google’s Chrome web browser continued to gain market share on the desktop at the expense of Internet Explorer and Firefox in September 2011 according to recent figures published by NetMarketshare.

Web Browser Share for August

Google’s Chrome web browser continued to gain market share on the desktop at the expense of Internet Explorer and Firefox in August 2011 according to recent figures published by NetMarketshare.

Total worldwide browser usage in August 2011 for Chrome was 15.51%, up 2.02% from July and more than double the 7.72% recorded in the same month of 2010.

Web Browser Share for July

Total worldwide usage in July 2011 for Chrome was 13.49%, up 0.38% from June and up over 85% from the 7.16% recorded in the same month of 2010. The Apple Safari browser recorded a 8.1% market share up from 7.48% in March and up over 60% from the same month of 2010.

Opera web browser updated to V11.5

Norway’s Opera Software this week released Version 11.50 of its web browsing software for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Features of the new version, codenamed “Swordfish,” include: the new Opera Presto 2.9 rendering engine; an improved user interface; the ability for Opera extensions to share cookies with the browser so you don’t have to log in separately from an extension, password synchronization, and numerous bug fixes and optimizations.

Web browser market share for April 2011

Apple’s Safari and Google’s Chrome web browser continue to gain market share at the expense of Internet Explorer and Firefox according to recent figures published by NetMarketshare.

Total worldwide usage in April 2011 for Chrome was 11.94%, up 0.37% from March and up over 75% from the 6.73% recorded in the same month of 2010. The Apple Safari browser recorded a 7.15% market share up 6.61% in March and up over 50% from the same month of 2010.

Firefox 4.0 usage quickly outpacing IE 9.0

To significant fanfare, the world’s two most popular web browsers were updated in March.

Version nine of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, the world’s most popular web browser, was released on March 14th while Mozilla, makers of the world’s second most popular web browser, released Firefox version 4.0 on March 22nd

Internet Explorer 9 available March 14th

Internet Explorer 9, the next version of the world’s most popular browser in the world will launch next Monday March 14th. Downloads will be available beginning at 9am Pacific time.

Microsoft has been testing the product for the last year through the release of a public beta and public release candidate last mont

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