"Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser lost nearly
a percentage point in market share in March, according to the
latest statistics from Web analytics firm Net Applications.
"However, there is no evidence, at least not so far, that the
continuing decline of Microsoft's (NASDAQ: MSFT) browser share has
anything significant to do with the so-called "choice screen" put
into use in Europe in early March to let users pick which browser
they want to use as their default.
"In March, according to Net Applications, IE lost 0.93 percent
of market share in the browser sweepstakes. That was the third
decline of 2010 so far and an extension of the continuous string of
losses IE experienced last year."