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Google Chrome Surpasses Internet Explorer As Most Popular Web Browser

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Google Chrome just pulled ahead of Internet Explorer in the web browser popularity contest. Although this is not the first time this has happened, it seems to indicate a trend that this time Chrome's web browser supremacy might be here to stay. [URL="http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/175183/google-chrome-overtakes-internet-explorer.html"]Mediapost[/URL] credit's Google's efforts to make improvements to Chrome's usability and integration. However until they can overcome all of the web sites and applications that still only work properly in Internet Explorer or Firefox, there will always be room for Internet Explorer to remain on users' computers.

[LEFT][COLOR=#000000]“Measuring the Web is an imprecise science, very often based on scaling up small scale measurement surveys,” notes The Next Web. “But the gist of Statcounter’s data over the last year indicates that Chrome use is rising … at the expense of IE and Firefox, regardless of the exact precision of the data.”[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000]“This isn’t the first time that Chrome has gotten ahead, however,” [URL="http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/21/statcounter-google-chrome-pushes-past-microsofts-internet-explorer-again/"]TechCrunch[/URL]reminds us. “And the race itself is close -- perhaps too close to call.” Still, “while Chrome has been leapfrogging the incumbent Internet Explorer on weekends for some time now, the week of May 14th–20th marks the first time Chrome has averaged a higher traffic share over a full seven-day stretch,” [URL="http://www.theverge.com/2012/5/21/3033566/chrome-most-popular-browser-weekly-may-2012"]The Verge[/URL] writes."[/COLOR][COLOR=#000000]

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