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Apple allows ad blockers for first time

For the first time, Apple will allow adverts to be blocked by the iPhone and iPad versions of Safari, in a move is likely please users, but will concern both advertisers and publishers alike.

08/09/2015  |  Full story...

Apple lets users block ads on next Safari browser

In what could be a major blow to the ad industry, the next version of Safari will let users block ads on iPhones and iPads.

12/06/2015  |  Full story...

Digital privacy trends: Google to face trial in UK for safari privacy breach

Google has lost its attempt to get the lawsuit alleging it bypassed settings in Apple's Safari web browser thrown out of a UK court, as the digital privacy battle continues.

21/01/2014  |  Full story...

Google forced to pay $17m in Safari tracking case

Google has been forced to pay $17m (£10.5m) for tracking Apple's Safari browser users without their permission.

20/11/2013  |  Full story...

Internet regulation: Google sued over iPhone tracking

Google is being sued by a group of web users in the UK for undermining the security settings on Apple's Safari browser to track online usage covertly.

28/01/2013  |  Full story...

Google fined $22.5m for Safari privacy breach

Google has been fined $22.5 million by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the US, for breaching the privacy of Safari browser users. The privacy case revolves around allegations that the search giant deceived millions of web surfers using Apple's Safari web browser into believing their online activities could not be tracked by Google provided they did not change the browser's privacy settings.

19/11/2012  |  Full story...

Apple drops Java from browsers

Apple is removing Oracle's Java software from browsers on its Mac operating system, as part of its latest software update. The move means that Apple users that use the updates Mac OS update will need to download Java support from Oracle directly. Java is a computer language that enables programmers to write one set of code to run on virtually any type of machine.

22/10/2012  |  Full story...

Google finally adds ‘Do Not Track’ option to Chrome

Google is to add a 'Do Not Track' option to its Chrome browser, letting users opt out of developers and advertisers tracking their web surfing habits. The move follows similar features already rolled out to Internet Explorer, Safari, and Firefox. The option will enable users to confirm the websites and advertisers that they don’t want to get followed.

17/09/2012  |  Full story...

Google hit by record privacy fine

The largest fine ever levied against a company by the FTC has been drawn this week up against Google for their breach of Apple’s Safari web browser.

10/08/2012  |  Full story...

Top 5 browsers: IE dips below 50% for first time as Chrome and Android rise

Worldwide Internet Explorer usage has fallen below 50% if mobile and desktop browsers are both taken into account, according to new research. The study, from web analytics tracker NetApplications, showed that IE accounts for 52.63% of all desktop browsers. That's down from 54.39 percent in September and 60.99 percent in October 2010.


04/11/2011  |  Full story...

Internet browsers- global market share

Google's browser Chrome is taking an increasing share of global Web usage, while Microsoft's market leader Internet Explorer is in decline.

Internet browsers- global market share. Google's browser Chrome is taking an increasing share of global Web usage, while Microsoft's market leader Internet Explorer is in decline.


Internet Explorer use drops below 50% for first time

Internet Explorer's share of the worldwide browser market has dropped below 50 per cent, according to new data. According to StatCounter findings, in September, the Microsoft browser's market share was 49.87 per cent - down from 58 per cent this time last year.

It has even dropped to 40 per cent in Europe, yet IE still narrowly dominates the market in North America at 52.3 per cent. This fall has been coupled with a rise in both Firefox (31.5 per cent) and Google Chrome (11.54 per cent). Chrome has jumped from 3.63 per cent this time last year.

08/10/2010  |  Full story...

Microsoft forced to give IE users option to switch to rival browsers

Microsoft is to give IE users the option to switch to rival browsers, including Firefox, Chrome, Opera or Safari, as part of new competition rules.The move follows a legal agreement between Microsoft and Europe's Competition Commission in December 2009.

Starting from March 1st, Microsoft will let Windows PC users across Europe install the web browser of their choice, rather than having Microsoft IE as a default. Figures suggest that over half the world's internet users have IE. Testing for the update is already underway in the UK, Belgium and France.


01/03/2010  |  Full story...

Browser battles: Firefox market share

Possibly one of the fastest downloads in history. Mozilla's new Firefox 3.1.11 browser clocked up a staggering 150m downloads in its first 24 hours, writes VNU. Apple's Safari is logging a more sedate 11m for Safari 4 (over the first four days).
From, 14/06/2009


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