Google’s Chrome Browser Steals Market Share From Firefox

Google’s Chrome Web browser nudged up to 10.9 percent

through February, showing just a touch of growth from January when it hit 10.7 percent market share, according to Net Applications.

Microsoft Internet Explorer rallied, growing from 56

percent through January to 56.8 percent in February, the market researcher

reported March 1.

Microsoft noted in a blog post that IE9, the company’s

freshest browser iteration, reached 0.66 percent market share across all

Windows operating systems, with over 2 percent share on the Windows 7 platform.

Moreover, the browser has been downloaded over 36 million times since its September 2010

launch, Microsoft said in a blog post.

Apple’s Safari also grew a touch, to 6.4 percent from 6

percent for the month.

For more, read the eWeek article: Google Chrome Approaches 11% as Firefox Falls.

CIO Insight Staff
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