Source Pravda.Ru

Internet Explorer loses market share to Firefox

Challenges to Microsoft's Web browser dominance are mounting as Internet Explorer loses more &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/comp/2002/06/24/31022.html ' target=_blank>market share to open-source rival Mozilla.

Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer lost nearly a percentage point in market share in the past seven weeks and is nearing a loss of 3 percentage points since its decline first began in early June, &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/society/2002/12/05/40427.html ' target=_blank>Web analytics provider WebSideStory Inc. reported Monday.

Internet Explorer dropped to 92.9 percent of the browser market as of Oct. 29,which is a decline of 0.8 percentage points since WebSideStory's last market-share report on Sept. 10 and a 2.6 percentage point drop overall, reports eWeek.