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Forbes: Internet Explorer Vs. Firefox

Oct 04, 2004, 16:00 (10 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Penelope Patsuris)

"The world of Web browsing has reached a tipping point. Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser has been and remains the de facto standard for Internet users. But for the first time since the late '90s, when Redmond quashed Netscape, Microsoft has some real competition.

"Alternative browsers have been around for years, including Netscape, which was long ago absorbed by the Time Warner conglomerate. The popular open source browser Mozilla is based on Netscape, a program called Opera has a following, and Apple Computer has its own browser, dubbed Safari..."

Complete Story [Editor's Note: I recommend clicking on the JavaScript pop-up link in this article, which leads to a brief little slideshow of IE vs. FF data. I particularly found the patch stats very telling. -BKP]

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