Microsoft’s Internet Explorer Web browser has lost share in the U.S. to the Firefox browser, designed by a 17-year-old programmer, falling to 88.9 percent of the market, according to San Diego research firm WebSideStory.
Firefox, which is distributed for free by the Mozilla Foundation and worked on by thousands of volunteers, rose to a 6.8 percent share as of April 29, said WebSideStory, which has tracked browser share since 1999. Firefox had a 5.7 percent share as of February and Internet Explorer had 89.9 percent.
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