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Google Chrome rises at the expense of Mozilla, IE

Computer Business Review: "Google's Chrome is steadily making the climb in the Web browser market with a 12% market share, denting Internet Explorer's popularity.

Net Applications told T3 that Chrome had a market share of 11.9% in April, up 0.4% from March. Microsoft's Internet Explorer slipped to to 55.1% in April from 55.9% in March. Mozilla's Firefox also dropped to 21.6% from 21.8% in the same period. However, Apple's Safari increased its market share to 7.1% from 6.6%."


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