According to the November 2023 report from Statcounter, Microsoft Edge achieved its biggest market share to date. However, the browser is still far away from Google Chrome and even Apple's Safari.
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Statcounter's July 2023 report is out with new numbers about browsers, operating systems, search engines, more. According to the latest findings, Edge remains the third most popular desktop browser.
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Statcounter has released the latest monthly report detailing changes in the desktop browser market. According to the findings, Safari continues climbing, Chrome goes down, and Edge is stalled.
Adding support for browsers other than Microsoft Edge will likely boost the use of Bing Chat on the PC platform, although for now it looks like just a few users have access to that support.
Statcounter has released the May 2023 report with the latest data about the browser market. According to the findings, Safari continues climbing after overtaking Microsoft Edge in April 2023.
The latest report from Statcounter reveals a dramatic change in the desktop browser market. Safari, the only non-cross-platform mainstream browser, has overtaken Edge in the race for second place.
According to Statcounter's February 2023 browser market report, Microsoft Edge is about to lose its "second-most popular desktop browser" title to Apple's macOS-only Safari browser.
Microsoft has revealed key areas to work on in 2023 to improve mainstream browsers. It is a continuation of the initiative announced last year in conjunction with Google, Apple, and other companies.
Statcounter has released the January 2023 report with details about the mainstream browser. While the overall picture remains (and will remain) unchanged, all players have modest gains and losses.
Statcounter's monthly report is out, bringing new data about desktop browsers and operating systems. According to the latest findings, Edge did not gain much audience in December 2022.
The desktop browser market is a massive, slowly moving ship. However, some of the leading players continue demonstrating steady growth. Microsoft Edge, for example, now has more than 11% market share.
Statcounter's latest report shows that Microsoft has difficulty getting its browser past 11%. Although Edge is the second most popular desktop choice, its market share remains relatively unchanged.
Mozilla has implied that tech giants such as Google, Microsoft, and Apple use their dominant position in the market to limit, steer, and influence consumer choice, especially regarding web browsers.
Apple's release of iOS 16 also contains a new version of Safari which features support for AVIF images. Chrome and Firefox already support AVIF, which leaves mainly Microsoft Edge as the odd one out.
The latest data from Statcounter shows Microsoft Edge steadily climbing in an attempt to reach an 11% market share. Other browsers lost some points, leaving the overall picture unchanged.
Google Chrome 104 is landing today. It features a lot of changes, including a Web Bluetooth API that Apple and Mozilla hate. According to the duo, this API will reduce security considerably.
The latest data from Statcounter shows Microsoft Edge climbing steadily on the desktop browser market. In July 2022, Edge reached a 10.84% market share, up 0.2 points from 10.64% in June 2022.
In the future, if you are shopping on the web, you may be able to use Apple Pay to pay for stuff when using Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox in iOS 16, a new finding suggests.
The UK's Competition and Markets Authority could do a probe into Android and iOS to loosen Apple's and Google's grip in the mobile browser space. It believes the firms are stifling competition.
Google has announced that Chrome on macOS is 20% faster than it was three months ago, according to Apple's own benchmarking software. Even back then, Chrome beat Safari fairly comfortably.
The latest report from StatCounter reveals that Microsoft Edge is slowly gaining more users. In May 2022, the browser reached a 10.11% market share, which is roughly 212 million users.
According to the latest data from StatCounter, Microsoft Edge now has a 10% share of the desktop browser market, which is a significant milestone for the browser introduced seven years ago.
In what was perhaps the busiest week of the year so far, you can find out more about Google's antics to bash Microsoft, Defender continuing to perform admirably in evaluations, and default browsers.
Statcounter published March 2022 report revealing that Microsoft Edge is now the second most popular browser. It managed to overtake Safari in the desktop market by reaching 9.61%.
Google has proudly claimed that its latest Chrome version outperforms Apple's Safari on Mac in terms of speed. Interestingly, it has results from the company's own benchmarking software to prove this.
Companies behind the most popular browsers announced a joint effort to improve interoperability and help developers focus on their web experiences instead of working around browser inconsistencies.
Google's Project Zero team has shared some interesting stats regarding its findings for the past couple of years today. Interestingly, it found the most security issues in Microsoft products.
Security researchers have publicly detailed a Safari API bug which can potentially leak your personal data and unique identifiers to every website you visit with Safari. A fix is still not available.
Chrome 97 will be arriving later today. While it features a notable enhancement to communication protocols, it also has a controversial Keyboard API change that is at odds with Apple and Mozilla.
Chrome 96 is rolling out today with some performance improvements in page navigation and retention of PNG metadata in clipboard. It also faces some pushback from the Safari WebKit team.
Apple has released macOS Monterey as a free upgrade. It introduces FaceTime enhancements, Tab Groups for Safari and a feature called Live Text that lets you copy and translate text in images.
Microsoft has updated Skype to version 8.71, and while there isn't much in the way of new features, it looks like the web version of the app will now work on Safari, both on desktop and iOS.
Nvidia has launched its GeForce Now streaming service for iOS devices through the Safari web browser, though it's still in beta. Fortnite will be coming later with new touch-based controls.
iOS 14 users are reporting that though the OS lets them change default app preferences for the mail and browser apps, a device reboot resets the settings to Apple's apps, which seems to be a bug.
Spotify's web player is apparently working again on Safari after support for Apple's browser was ended in 2017 due to a security issue with a digital rights management technology owned by Google.
In the latest Technical Preview for Safari, Apple is finally killing off Flash support. Adobe, along with other browsers, are promising to kill it completely by the end of the year 2020.
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A CSS-based web vulnerability has been found that crashes iPhones and freezes various browsers including Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11, and Apple's Safari when an a webpage is rendered.