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Is This the End for Firefox?

We have been inundated with posts on the new Google browser Chrome. Here’s another one adding to the flood of posts on the subject :-). Google’s new browser Chrome is said to give Microsoft Internet Explorer a run for its money. IE at this time has 72% browser market share. So will Chrome make a big dent in IE’s market share? I am not sure if that will happen soon. As I wrote earlier, IE is most popular in corporate organizations because (a) it comes bundled with Windows, (b) we…

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A Question of Browsers and Organization Productivity

Two posts on Mark Oehlert’s blog caught my eye today. In his post about Ubiquity user-generated mashups plugin for Firefox browser, Mark wonders why organizations standardize on IE when a much better product is available at the same cost (free). I responded on his blog and realized this could be a post of its own. As I wrote in my post on why workplace learning is largely 1.0, here are some of the reasons for organizations standardizing on IE: I guess the fact that the OS comes preloaded with a…

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