Chrome Browser Usage Artificially Boosted, Says Microsoft

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    bonch writes “Chrome was recently called the world’s no.1 browser, but Microsoft is accusing the source, StatCounter, of using flawed methodology. When a user enters a search in Chrome, the browser preloads an invisible tab not shown to the user, and these were being counted by StatCounter. Net Applications, another usage tracking group, ignores these invisible tabs and reports IE at 54%, Firefox at 20.20%, and Chrome at 18.85%.” Whereas the saturation of MSIE is totally organic, right?


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