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INTERNET BUSINESS NEWS-(C)1995-2006 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD, a web analytics company, reported on Monday (15 May) that Microsoft's browsers have a total global usage share of 85.17%, a decrease of 0.65% since January 2006.

According to the figures, the total global usage share of Mozilla is 11.79%, an increase of 0.56% from January 2006. The global usage share of Apple's Safari is also growing, and is currently 2.02%, compared to 1.88% in January. Opera has a global usage share of 0.79%, and Netscape 0.15%.

In the US and Canada, the usage share of Internet Explorer is even lower, 82.47% and 77.41% respectively, followed by Mozilla Firefox at 12.81% and 16.00% respectively, and Apple Safari at 3.69% and 2.61%, the figures show. Opera has a relatively high usage share in Canada, at 2.15%.

In the UK, Internet Explorer leads with 87.88%, followed by Firefox with 9.95%, Apple Safari with 1.67%, Opera with 0.36% and Netscape with 0.08%.

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Date:May 16, 2006
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