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Posts Tagged ‘web browsers’

Browser wars revisited

web browsers

The “Browser Wars” is an ongoing struggle between three, maybe four actors.

Last year, Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer each dominated two regions of the world.

Now, Internet Explorer and Safari keep losing ground, and one browser strengthens its claim to the web browsing throne. Which browser that is comes as no surprise, but some other developments may.

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Internet 2012 in numbers

There is so much happening on the Internet during a year that it’s impossible to capture it all in a blog post, but we’re going to give it a shot anyway. How many emails were sent during 2012? How many domains are there? What’s the most popular web browser? How many Internet users are there? These are some of the questions we’ll answer for you.

To bring you these answers, we’ve gone to the ends of the web – wherever that is – and back again, and compiled a list of truly fascinating facts about the year that was. Some of the numbers are snapshots taken during the year, others cover the entire period. Either way, they all contribute to giving us a better understanding of Internet in 2012. Enjoy!

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The road to RUM (infographic)

the road to rumToday we’re participating in W3C’s Workshop on Web Performance at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. We think it’ll be a great opportunity to meet friends and colleagues, talk web performance in general, and RUM (Real User Monitoring) in particular.

Since the Navigation Timing specification lays the groundwork for much of what’s currently being done in RUM, we thought we’d present how we ended up where we are today, and what the current situation looks like.

Raise the curtains: we present the road to RUM.

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Save IE6

Microsoft’s long-lived Internet Explorer 6 web browser has been with us since 2001. Lately it’s been getting a LOT of negative attention, such as the recent Norwegian initiative to encourage web users to move away from IE6 in favor of other web browsers.

We feel that all this negative attention towards IE6 is highly undeserved, which is why we were very happy when we found SaveIE6.com.

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