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12.01.11
StatCounter: Chrome leapfrogs Firefox for the first time, still trails Internet Explorer
12.01.11

StatCounter: Chrome leapfrogs Firefox for the first time, still trails Internet Explorer

StatCounter has just released its latest global report on web browser usage, and it's something...

By A. Toor,   12.01.11
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03.29.11
IE9 is the most energy-efficient modern browser, according to Microsoft's own testing
03.29.11

IE9 is the most energy-efficient modern browser, according to Microsoft's own testing

Of all the battlefields we've witnessed in the browser wars, this one's never really crossed our m...

By Vlad Savov,   03.29.11
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03.23.11
Firefox 4 clocks up 7.1 million downloads within first 24 hours, fails to beat Firefox 3 record (updated)
03.23.11

Firefox 4 clocks up 7.1 million downloads within first 24 hours, fails to beat Firefox 3 record (updated)

We noted Firefox 3's spectacular eight million downloads in a day when discussing the recent launch...

By Vlad Savov,   03.23.11
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02.10.11
Internet Explorer 9 RC now available to download, tracking protection in tow (update)
02.10.11

Internet Explorer 9 RC now available to download, tracking protection in tow (update)

The Internet Explorer 9 beta pleasantly surprised us with Microsoft's renewed competitiveness in th...

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02.02.11
iOS now accounts for 2% of global web browsing traffic, Chrome rounds the 10% mark
02.02.11

iOS now accounts for 2% of global web browsing traffic, Chrome rounds the 10% mark

After the desktop stalwarts of Windows 7 and Mac OS, the world's third most popular platform for we...

By Vlad Savov,   02.02.11
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01.04.11
Firefox beats Internet Explorer in Europe, according to at least one Statcounter
01.04.11

Firefox beats Internet Explorer in Europe, according to at least one Statcounter

Measuring browser use is an inexact science, we all know that, but at least one traffic monitor is...

By Vlad Savov,   01.04.11
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07.01.10
Mozilla submits Firefox Home to Apple App Store, considers approval a formality (video)
07.01.10

Mozilla submits Firefox Home to Apple App Store, considers approval a formality (video)

Emboldened by the (great) success enjoyed by Opera's Mini in making it onto Apple's hallowed iPhone...

By Vlad Savov,   07.01.10
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06.07.10
Apple releases Safari 5 with Safari Reader, Extensions and Bing search (updated)
06.07.10

Apple releases Safari 5 with Safari Reader, Extensions and Bing search (updated)

Apple has just outed a press release for Safari 5, which curiously didn't get a mention during the...

By Vlad Savov,   06.07.10
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05.28.10
Opera parodies Google's Chrome speed tests mercilessly (video)
05.28.10

Opera parodies Google's Chrome speed tests mercilessly (video)

This, dear friends, is the height of comedy. Opera's pair of Scandinavian browser testers are back,...

By Vlad Savov,   05.28.10
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