Ah, the ever perplexing battle for browser supremacy! The latest from the frontlines is that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 has now become the company’s number one browser worldwide. The default Windows 8 web browser, which was released for Windows 7 users a few months back, has managed to overtake all other...

It has taken a little while, but Internet Explorer 10, the latest version of Microsoft’s in-house web browser, is now poised to take its rightful place as the number one web browser in the world. Well, at least according to Net Applications data for August 2013. The newest numbers from the market researcher show that...

One thing Microsoft has pulled off very successfully in the last couple of years is significantly improving Internet Explorer. The last couple of versions available with Windows 8 and 8.1 are proof enough. Just like other popular browsers available in the market, IE can now also be classified as a modern one. But...

Net Applications is one of the premier market research firms around when it comes to operating system and web browser statistics.  Its data is based on monitoring around 40,000 websites that serve no less than 160 million unique visitors each month. And the firm has just rolled out its browser statistics for the month...

Microsoft is soon set to unleash Internet Explorer 11 as part of Windows 8.1 in just a few months, but in the meanwhile Internet Explorer 10 continues its impressive growth. The current version of the company’s popular web browser has now become the number one choice of Windows users the world over. The latest...

The Patch Tuesday update cycle for May just went live late last night and Microsoft has released a whole bunch of fixes in its bid to resolve 33 vulnerabilities in various products. Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, Server and Tools are all in to receive this round of improvements. Two of the updates are...

The never-ending battle between the web browsers of the world continues. This time the theater of war is a new study conducted by security research firm NSS Labs. The firm tested the latest versions of five of the top browsers in the world — Internet Explorer 10, Chrome 25 and 26, Safari 5, Firefox 19 and Opera 12 —...

The way the two biggest market watchers, Net Applications and StatCounter, keep tabs on the browser market is one of the prevalent mysteries of the technology world. We recently covered how StatCounter placed Microsoft’s browser second in the list. But from where Net Applications is looking at things, Internet...

There are juggernauts and there are behemoths. And then there is Windows 7. The beloved operating system finds itself firmly on nearly half the computers in the world. It is reasonable, then to expect some fireworks when an application like Internet Explorer 10 is introduced to the user base of Windows 7. And this is...

Statistics often have a funny, polarizing side to them, particularly if the data sample is limited. This practically is the case with web browser usage statistics, which frequently provide conflicting numbers. Tallying web browser usage is, after all, a massive task with a huge number of variables involved. Its stands...