IE market share dips in September; Chrome, Firefox gains

Microsoft's Internet Explorer has been on a downward spiral for many months now and lost 8.5% market share in the past year alone, dropped to 2.6 points in the last three months and now with significant 1.3% dip in Sep. Even after falling, the browser still enjoys a significant lead at 65.7% combined market share. Mozilla Firefox account for 23.8%, […]

Microsoft's Internet Explorer has been on a downward spiral for many months now and lost 8.5% market share in the past year alone, dropped to 2.6 points in the last three months and now with significant 1.3% dip in Sep. Even after falling, the browser still enjoys a significant lead at 65.7% combined market share. Mozilla Firefox account for 23.8%, Google Chrome posted another record gain during September, increasing its share by 0.3 of a percentage point to end the month at 3.2%. Safari, however, seems stalled, boosting its market share slightly to 4.2%. Apple's browser has gained just 0.45 of a percentage point in the last three months. And Opera accounted for 2.2%, growing by 0.15 of a percentage point, according to Net Applications said Computer World.