Chrome beats Internet Explore in global Web browser race
May 21, 2012, 14:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
The last time Internet Explorer (IE) wasn’t the top Web browser in the world, late 1998, Bill Clinton was president; France was the World Cup champion; Netscape was IE’s top rival; and, oh yes, Google was founded. One anti-monopoly lawsuit, which was largely based on Microsoft’s illegal tactics against Netscape, and not quite fourteen years later, IE has finally been knocked off as king of the browser mountain by Google’s Chrome Web browser.