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Global usage share Microsoft Internet Explorer has sligthly decreased according to OneStat.com

Amsterdam - May 15 2006 - OneStat.com (www.onestat.com), the number one provider of real-time web analytics, today reported that Microsoft's browsers have a total global usage share of 85.17 percent. The total usage share of Microsoft Internet Explorer decreased 0.65 percent since January 2006. The total global usage share of Mozilla is 11.79 which is 0.56 percent more than at the of of January.

"It is interesting to see that global usage share of Mozilla is higher in the USA and Canada as in other countries in the world and that the global usage share of Apple's Safari is still growing" said Niels Brinkman, co-founder of OneStat.com.

The most popular browsers on the web are:

Worldwide May 2006 January 2006 Difference
Internet Explorer 85.17% 85.82% -0.65%  
Mozilla Firefox 11.79% 11.23% +0.56%  
Apple Safari 2.02% 1.88% +0.14%  
Opera 0.79% 0.77% +0.02%  
Netscape 0.15% 0.16% -0.01%  

USA May 2008 January 2007 Difference
Internet Explorer 82.47% 80.91% +1.56%  
Mozilla Firefox 12.81% 12.55% +0.26%  
Apple Safari 3.69% 3.82% -0.13%  
Opera 0.67% 0.80% -0.13%  
Netscape 0.26% 0.28% -0.02%  

Canada May 2008 January 2007 Difference
Internet Explorer 77.41% 75.18% +2.23%  
Mozilla Firefox 16.00% 18.43% +2.43%  
Apple Safari 2.61% 2.55% +0.06%  
Opera 2.15%% 1.88% +0.27%  
Netscape 0.23% 0.28% -0.05%  

United Kingdom May 2008 January 2007 Difference
Internet Explorer 87.88% 87.97% -0.09%  
Mozilla Firefox 9.95% 9.92% +0.03%  
Apple Safari 1.67% 1.60% +0.07%  
Opera 0.36% 0.34% -0.02%  
Netscape 0.08% 0.10% -0.02%  

Netherlands May 2008 January 2007 Difference
Internet Explorer 86.25% 88.32% -2.07%  
Mozilla Firefox 10.59% 9.48% +1.11%  
Apple Safari 1.72% 1.37% +0.35%  
Opera 0.62% 0.56% +0.06%  
Netscape 0.11% 0.11% 0.00%  

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Methodology: A global usage share of xx percent for browser Y means that xx percent of the visitors of Internet users arrived at sites that are using one of OneStat.com's services by using browser Y. All numbers mentioned in the research are averages of last week and all measurements are normalised to the GMT timezone. Research is based on a sample of 2 million visitors divided into 20,000 visitors of 100 countries each day.

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