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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Google’s web browser Chrome overtakes Microsoft’s Internet Explorer for first time

Published 06/06/2014 | 13:44

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Google says the first Google Chrome OS powered netbooks will be ready by the second half of 2010
Google says the first Google Chrome OS powered netbooks will be ready by the second half of 2010

GOOGLE’s web browser Chrome has surpassed Microsoft’s Internet Explorer for first time in market share.

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Chrome now as a 31.8pc share of the US desktop and mobile market, according to the latest figures from Adobe Digital Index.

This is up 6pc year-on-year while Internet Explore has fallen by 6pc to 30.9pc followed by Apple’s Safari at 25pc.

Mozilla Firefox has fallen to 8.7pc from 20pc two years ago due mainly to its lack of dominance in the mobile market.

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