quote:c o m p u t e r w o r l d . c o m By Gregg Keizer
IE shocker: Microsoft's browser gains share in 2012 Analyst credits IE9 for starting the turnaround
...Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) turned things around in 2012, posting an annual usage share gain for the first time in the last eight years, according to data published earlier this week by a Web analytics company.
Net Applications, which tracks browser usage by monitoring unique visitors to customers' websites, said IE ended 2012 with a 54.8% share, up 2.9 percentage points from the start of the year.