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Bloomberg/Chicago Sun-Times: Teen's Firefox Web Browser Lights Fire Under Microsoft

Apr 11, 2005, 18:00 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dina Bass)

"Blake Ross, the 19-year-old who created the Firefox Web browser in his parents' house in Miami, has done something big software companies have sought to do for years: capture market share from Microsoft.

"In the five months since Firefox was released, the program has snared 5 percent of the market from Microsoft's Internet Explorer, according to San Diego-based research firm Websidestory. Microsoft has dominated the market since surpassing Netscape five years ago..."

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