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March 7, 2014
by sjvn01
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Browser trench warfare: Early 2014 report

As usual, NetMarketShare has Internet Explorer (IE) as the most popular Web browser with a global marketshare of 58.19 percent in February 2014. That represents a minute decrease from January’s 58.21 percent. Its rival Web browser measurement company, StatCounter, on … Continue reading

October 1, 2013
by sjvn01
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Tech-savvy users prefer Chrome

If you believe NetMarketshare figures, Internet Explorer (IE) wasn’t just leading the Web browser popularity contest in September 2013, with 51.09 percent, it’s actually widening its lead. But, ZDNet’s tens-of-millions of monthly readers have a different favorite: Chrome. Tech-savvy users … Continue reading

July 19, 2013
by sjvn01
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Can any tablet OS challenge Android and iOS?

Based on Microsoft’s latest earnings report, its Surface RT is a flop. This, in turn, means that Windows RT has failed. But, there are many other would-be tablet operating system challengers to Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. Seriously, though, do … Continue reading

June 3, 2013
by sjvn01
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Foxconn backs Firefox OS play

While Android and Apple iOS battle it out for mobile platform operating system supremacy, other minor mobile operating systems, such as Mozilla’s Linux-based, open-source operating system Firefox OS, are still trying to get a seat at the mobile operating system … Continue reading