Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive


Forgot your password?

Submission + - Google Chrome Becomes World's No. 1 Browser (

redletterdave writes: "Just six months after Google Chrome eclipsed Mozilla's Firefox to become the world's second most popular Web browser, Chrome finally surpassed Microsoft's Internet Explorer on Sunday to become the most-used Web browser in the world, according to Statcounter. Since May 2011, Internet Explorer's global market share has been steadily decreasing from 43.9 percent to 31.4 percent of all worldwide users. In that time, Chrome has climbed from below 20 percent to nearly 32 percent of the market share. Yet, while Chrome is now the No. 1 browser in the world, it still lags behind Internet Explorer here in the U.S., but that will soon change. Chrome currently has 27.1 percent of the U.S. market share, compared to Internet Explorer's 30.9 percent, but IE is seeing significant drop-offs in usage while Chrome continues to rise."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Google Chrome Becomes World's No. 1 Browser

Comments Filter:

Saliva causes cancer, but only if swallowed in small amounts over a long period of time. -- George Carlin