Today, at the Microsoft PDC 2010 conference, IE team has announced the availability of 6th Platform Preview build of Internet Explorer 9.
According to the benchmark results above, company has not yet given up on the browser performance wars and continues to march forward.
What else does it bring to the table?
Today, MeFeedia has released an interesting piece of information.
By using data from more than 33 000 different publishers, they revealed what appears to be a pretty significant growth of HTML5 playback.
According to report, numbers have doubled in the last 5 months and as of October 2010, 54% of H.264 videos are now available for playback in HTML5.
When it comes to market share statistics, it looks like everyone’s beloved (or hated) Browser Ballot screen had no drastic effect after all.
While comparing Europe/North America and worldwide market share numbers, Neowin has come up with a conclusion that there is only as little as 1% difference between global and Europe figures.
So here you have it, Internet Explorer “dominance” continues.
• All the Way to Internet Explorer 13
It seems like Microsoft decided to increase its domain names portfolio, as company…
It seems like Microsoft decided to increase its domain names portfolio, as company has recently registered a bunch of new IE related domain names:
Unfortunately for Microsoft, they failed to register InternetExplorer8.com, InternetExplorer9.com and InternetExplorer10.com domains, as now they belong to someone else.
Considering that .com price is ~8-9 USD, why stop at number 13?
Recently, Mozilla has announced its plans to include Bing as additional search engine for Firefox 4 (US version) web browser.
“Bing itself offers a user experience that we think users will find valuable, and with its significant rise in popularity over the last year, we will also be including Bing as a general search option for English language users,” company officials said.
Just like in other search deals, Mozilla will share revenue from Bing searches as generated by Firefox users.
However, Google still remains the number one search engine and therefore, it’s set as default one
Following 2 million downloads milestone on September 21st, Microsoft has announced that Internet Explorer 9 Beta has now been downloaded more than 6 million times over the period of two weeks.
Furthermore, due to highly anticipated release, the Beauty of the Web site received over 30 million page views.