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Google Chrome vs Mozilla Firefox

Who browses the browsers?

FOR THE LONGEST TIME everyone used Microsoft Internet Explorer, and then one day, around 2013, the world woke up and everyone was using Chrome. How did that happen, and should we care? Google launched Chrome in late 2008, when Firefox from the non-profit Mozilla was pootling along at 30 percent market share and IE at a seemingly insurmountable 70 percent share. Jump forward four years and Chrome had half the market—and increasing—with IE and Firefox fighting for second and third place.

Chrome’s unstoppable success seems like a combination of agile development—quickly embracing the latest open-source technologies and standards—Google’s

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