IE6 usage at 4.7%, IE8 up at 30%, browsers lookout!

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The IE6 had been a worry for many web developers till now, but in the last one year, its usage has dropped by around 7%. So it's really a cause of cheering amongst them, not to forget Microsoft too. IE8 usage has been pretty decently rising, with 30% of the market share being held by it in the US.

Microsoft Browser Growth Statistics
Microsoft Browser Growth Statistics

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True that despite other browsers like Chrome and Mozilla being much faster and efficient, IE’s success continues to be impressive. I personally use Mozilla and Chrome, but checking out IE 8 felt that it’s pretty much more decent than any of the previous versions of IE.

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