Bing surpassed Yahoo in search for the first time worldwide in January and increased its lead in February, according to a new report from StatCounter.
If anyone at Mozilla is keeping some sort of historical record, December 2010 is a month that’s sure to be starred. A new report from StatCounter indicates that, in terms of market share, Firefox wound up ahead of Internet Explorer in Europe.
This was perhaps not a pretty victory, as it only occurred due to a loss on IE’s part. IE’s market share in fact fell from 38.91 percent in November to 37.52 percent in December, according to StatCounter, while Firefox’s market share declined from 38.50 percent to 38.11 percent.
To a person with poor eyesight, Yahoo, Bing, and just about every other organization trying to compete in the mobile search market might as well not exist. New stats indicate that Google has an overwhelming lead, allowing it to dwarf competitors by comparison.
Google’s Chrome browser has overtaken Apple’s Safari in the U.S. for the first time on a weekly basis according to StatCounter.
The company says for the week beginning June 21 Chrome surpassed Safari to claim third place in the U.S. browser market.
"This is quite a coup for Google as they have gone from zero to almost 10% of the US market in under two years," said Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter.