Google Chrome Remains Top Desktop Browser, Microsoft Edge Surprisingly Grows

Google Chrome continues to be the number one browser on the desktop, according to a fresh set of market share data, but somewhat surprising is the performance of Microsoft’s very own Edge.

First and foremost, Google Chrome experienced a small decline in February, NetMarketShare reveals, dropping to 66.89% share. Mozilla Firefox fell as well but only to 9.39%.

Microsoft Edge, on the other hand, went up in January, in spite of Microsoft’s announcement that it would be giving up on EdgeHTML and move to Chromium.

The native Windows 10 browser increased from 4.61% in January to 4.79% in February, most likely as a result of the drop registered by the other browsers.

Microsoft Edge moving to Chromium

The Redmond-based software giant revealed in late 2018 that it plans to embrace the Chromium engine for its browser, technically building another Google Chrome version that would be embedded in Windows 10.

The new Microsoft Edge will look and feel just li… (read more)

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