updated 03:30 pm EST, Fri December 2, 2005
Safari popularity growing
Apple's Safari Web browser has continued to grow in popularity, currently holding --up 1.22 percent since December of 2004. Apple's browser gained .22 percent market share since last month, steadily climbing as internet surfers turn to more secure browsers and platforms. Safari is currently the third most popular Web browser with over double the number of users that Netscape touts, according to Net Applications. Safari still trails behind Firefox, an open-source surfing solution distributed by the Mozilla Foundation that currently holds 8.84 percent of the browser market. Microsoft Internet Explorer continues to dominate with 86.08 percent market share.