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By 2 August 2011 | Categories: news

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Market research firm, Net Applications, released its latest browser share trend report, showing that despite declining usage figures, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Mozilla’s Firefox web browsers are still the top choices for the world’s internet users.

For the month of July, Internet Explorer managed to account for the clear majority (52.71%) of the global browser usage share, which is a drop of almost 1% compared to the previous month’s share (53.68%).

Also dropping slightly (0.2%) in terms of its global usage share is Mozilla’s Firefox browser, which claimed a share of 21.47%. Google’s Chrome continues to eat away into the shares of both Redmond and Mozilla’s browsers, upping its share to 13.49% from 13.11% during June.

Things are also looking up for Apple’s Safari browser as it snapped up an 8.10% share of the global browser usage figures, up from 7.48% in June. Opera Software’s Opera PC browser’s share dropped from 1.73% in June to 1.65% during July.

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