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Internet Explorer Usage Share in August
We continue to see momentum for Internet Explorer 8 worldwide with the share numbers released today. Net Applications’ August browser usage share figures confirm that as IE8 moves into its 18th month, it remains the fastest growing browser worldwide. Internet Explorer 8 grew 1.17% to account for 32.04...
Wed, Sep 1 2010
IE 9 Platform Preview 7: Making Your Web-Sites Faster
On October 28 th , we released Internet Explorer Platform Preview 6 . Today, we are announcing Internet Explorer Platform Preview 7 which is focused on real-world performance improvements across sites on the web. We first demonstrated the power of a fully hardware accelerated HTML 5 browser taking advantage...
Wed, Nov 17 2010
The Decline of Internet Explorer 6 and the Rise of Internet Explorer 9
As we’ve mentioned previously, one of our main missions here on the IE team at Microsoft is to get people off of IE6 and onto a later version of IE as fast as humanly possible . So, we thought we’d take this month’s new browser market share data to talk about a fact that many may find surprising. In...
Wed, Dec 1 2010
Counting Down Internet Explorer 6 Usage Share
On this day a year ago, Aten Design Group hosted a funeral for IE6 in Denver, Colorado. We heard about it and sent flowers . While the funeral gave a strong indication of the desire to rid the world of IE6, the browser still has a presence. So today, we bring you the next step in our mission to see IE6...
Fri, Mar 4 2011
A New Browser for the New Year - IE9 Hits 20 Million Downloads
As 2010 comes to an end, we wanted to take a look at the changes this last year in the IE world. At end of 2009, IE 6 and IE7 accounted for 38.51% of internet users, while IE8 had 24.15% of users worldwide. Fast forward twelve months later, IE6 and IE7 have shed over 40% of users and now only account...
Sat, Jan 1 2011
Internet Explorer Usage Share in July
Last month, we saw coverage about Internet Explorer posting a worldwide gain in usage share. That encouraging news continues today with Net Applications’ release of their July usage share numbers . Net Applications reports overall Internet Explorer share grew 0.42% worldwide in July, while Firefox lost...
Sun, Aug 1 2010
Net Applications Share Update for June
When customers sit down to browse the web, they have more choice than ever about the browser they’ll use. Here in the Internet Explorer team, we look at usage share as one of several results that come from developers targeting, partners supporting, and customer preferring the latest version of Internet...
Thu, Jul 1 2010
Internet Explorer 9 Reaches 23 Million Downloads and 1.82% Share on Windows 7
Every month, the IE team gets a bunch of questions asking about our take on market share trends and Internet Explorer. This month, I connected with Scott Armstrong to answer some of these. Check out our conversation below (or at this link ). Net Applications reported that Internet Explorer 9 Beta...
Tue, Feb 1 2011
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