Analytics firms agree on August resurgence for Microsoft IE
(Credit: Data from StatCounter; chart by Stephen Shankland/CNET)
The two firms use different methodology to measure browser usage — for example, StatCounter measures all page views to its network of Web sites while Net Applications only counts one per day to try to measure users more than usage. As a result, StatCounter names Google’s five-year-old Chrome as the top browser, but Net Applications gives the honor to IE.
- Rival mobile browsers chip away at Safari’s lead
- Chrome starts staking out mobile-browsing turf
- Chrome, IE, Silk pry open mobile-browsing market
For August, though, IE looked better off in both companies… [Read more]
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