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    Today we are excited to announce the availability of IE10 for Windows 7, bringing the most modern and high performing version of IE to over 700M Windows customers. IE10 delivers a 20% increase in real-world site performance over IE9 making IE10 the fastest modern browser on the market according to third...
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    Privacy is in the news again today.  Apparently, Google has been able to track users of Apple’s Safari browser while they surf the web on their Apple iPhones, iPads and Macs.  This type of tracking by Google is not new .  The novelty here is that Google apparently circumvented the privacy...
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    Browser market share numbers are always interesting because they can be interpreted in a variety of ways. We’ve said for some time now that the thing we care about most is that the web experiences we all enjoy are getting better every day through a modern browser like Internet Explorer 9. The growth...
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    This month we hit some pretty important milestones in the IE business. IE9 has now passed 20% usage share worldwide on Windows 7 as of the last day of August. In the US, IE9 closed out the month at 28% share on Windows 7. IE9 was built to take advantage of the unique capabilities of Windows 7 and it’s...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 Approaching 10% Usage Share on Windows 7

    This month’s share report from Net Applications continues to show some great momentum around Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7, with share about to pass 10% for the last day in April . We’re excited about that. But the share numbers also give us a great opportunity to reiterate what matters most to us...
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    Internet Explorer 9 continues its growth this month as more and more people are switching to the latest version of IE. As of the end of September, IE9 now holds 31% share on Windows 7 in the US. Worldwide, IE9 is 22% of all usage share on Windows 7. Source: Net Applications , September 2011...
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    June was another good month for Internet Explorer 9 and Windows 7.  IE9 has now become the most popular modern browser on Windows 7 in the US.  IE9 is now just second overall in the US behind IE8 with 21.8% usage share as of the last day of June.  Worldwide, IE9 usage share on Windows...
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    Spring is in the air, and April proved to be another great month for the IE team.  In our continued efforts to support the HTML5 platform, we partnered with teen music artist Jasmine Villegas to launch an interactive music video , and also launched an online throwback to arcade games, based on the...
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    Yesterday was an incredible day for us here at Microsoft and on the IE team.  Not only did we announce the availability of the Windows 8 Consumer Preview , we also introduced Platform Preview 5 of Internet Explorer 10.  As Dean Hachamovitch, Corporate Vice President of Internet Explorer engineering...
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    We’ve mentioned the IE9 features WordPress.com is utilizing in an earlier post , but the more we think about it, the more impressed we become. So, we want to dedicate some time discussing a really unique roll-out of pinning and dynamic Jump Lists with IE9 on Windows 7. As many of our readers know, WordPress...
  • Blog Post: Internet Explorer 9 Reaches 17% Usage Share on Windows 7 in the US

    We continue to see good momentum around Internet Explorer 9 on Windows 7 this month. In the US, IE9 has now passed 17% usage share on Windows 7 as of the last few days in May . As we mentioned last month , we built IE9 to help developers unleash faster and richer web experiences by tapping into the capabilities...
  • Blog Post: A Great Start to 2012 for IE

    We already had a pretty good idea about what the share numbers would look like for December on Friday, but wanted to just make sure everyone had the final data . No surprises here, IE9 continues to grow on Windows 7 worldwide as expected: Source: Net Applications , December 2011. And the US numbers looks...
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    With New Year’s Eve fast approaching, we wanted to give an early look at what we expect the share numbers to look like as we close out 2011, as well as take a look back at some of the top moments for the IE team this year. Last month we predicted that IE9 was on a path to be the number one modern browser...
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  • Blog Post: Thank you, WordPress! Who’s Next?

    Last week, WordPress dropped support for IE6 and joined the hundreds of other web sites that are working to move enterprises and consumers alike to a modern browser platform. Thank you! As WordPress highlighted in their blog, you can track IE6’s demise across the globe and join the cause on the IE6 Countdown...