Google Chrome is Winning the Browser Wars
Comparing the worldwide usage of internet browsers, Google’s Chrome clearly emerges as the winner of the international browser wars. Before Chrome was released in 2008, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was still leading the game with a market share of 68%, which has dropped to 25% in July 2013.
Chrome is doing especially well in South America, almost squeezing Apple’s Safari out of the market.
Mozilla Firefox is the only open-source browser competing on an international level, its worldwide market share of usage adding up to a remarkeble 20%. In Africa and Europe, Firefox even beats the Internet Explorer.
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Global number of worldwide internet users 2005-2015
Market capitalization of the largest internet companies worldwide as of May 2015 (in billion U.S. dollars)
Market value of the largest internet companies worldwide 2015
Number of internet users in selected countries as of March 2015 (in millions)
Number of internet users worldwide 2015, by country
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