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.
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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.
A legal campaign has been launched on behalf of 5.4 million potentially affected Britons who may have had some of their data unlawfully collected by Google using the "Safari Workaround".
Even though relatively more popular browsers like Google Chrome have lost market share according to latest statistics, it appears that people just don't want to transition to Microsoft Edge.
The Microsoft Company Store will not be accessible from some older browsers, including Internet Explorer 10, after a security update on September 1. The decision comes from the Store's hosting firm.
The latest reports for the market share of browsers are in, and they indicate that Google Chrome is continuing its dominance while Microsoft Edge just isn't good enough for Windows 10 users.
AT&T launched DirecTV Now in November, with apps on multiple platforms, and support for various web browsers. But it now says that the service will work "exclusively on Google Chrome" from July 1.
The latest report for browser market share has remained more or less unchanged compared with last month. Chrome remains the unchallenged leader in the web browser space, and IE continues to plummet.
According to the latest statistical report by NetMarketShare, the situation of the respective market shares of desktop browsers has remained more or less the same as the previous month.
At the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, Microsoft Edge emerged as the least secure browser after being hacked at least five times. On the other hand, Google Chrome arose unscathed.
Data from NetMarketShare shows that Microsoft Edge is now being utilized by more users. On the other hand, Internet Explorer has continued its free fall with a 55% YoY decrease.
According to a report, Internet Explorer has suffered a 55% year-over-year decline in market share, while Microsoft Edge has increased by 190%. However, the latter is still used by only 5% of users.
The next scripting revolution for the web inched closer to reality with the 'browser preview' of WebAssembly now available in experimental form in Firefox and Chrome, with Edge nearly ready to ship.
Microsoft has introduced EdgeHTML 14, its most significant update to its Edge browser with the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which brings improved performance, efficiency, and security.
Apple has announced that once Safari 10 reaches the public, as part of macOS Sierra, Flash will be turned off by default in an effort to ensure users have a better and safer experience with HTML5.