Articles like this are a sorry form of journalism. Ed Bott:
The modern browser wars began in earnest in 2004, when Mozilla Firefox challenged Internet Explorer’s complete and utter market dominance, successfully growing from zero to several hundred million users in less than five years.
Let’s see. Safari has several hundred million users. Firefox has several hundred million users. Internet Explorer has hundreds of millions of users. Even Opera counts a few hundred million users.
End of the browser wars?
Mobile devices now outnumber traditional PCs, and the desktop browser has become much less important than mobile web clients and apps. Apple’s mobile Safari and Google’s Chrome are now major players, Mozilla is in a time of major transition, and Microsoft is still paying for its past sins with Internet Explorer.
And in 2014, all those players seem to have dug in to well-entrenched positions.
So, the war is still going on, each play has a substantial position with huge number of users. Where’s the end of the browser wars?