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Internet Explorer in Quick Decline
Posted By Sonya Donaldson On November 3, 2011 @ 12:00 pm In Internet and Online Business,Smartphones and PDAs | 2 Comments
Google Chrome  and Apple Safari  are seeing an increase in users. That’s good news for the respective companies, but bad for Microsoft . According to a recent report by NetMarketShare, Internet Explorer is now hovering slightly about the 50 percent mark with 52.63 percent of the desktop market. This is a far cry from 2004 when it owned 95 percent of the Web browser market.
According to the ZDNet’s Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, the bigger news is that in the smartphone/tablet market, Microsoft is a “total non-player,” with IE and Microsoft Pocket IE claiming a meager 0.17 percent of the market. And he says Microsoft’s browser isn’t just in decline, it’s falling fast.
Where is Firefox in all of this? The browser has hovering around the 21 percent share of the market since February.
Read more at ZDNet .
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