Google Chrome has become the most popular browser in the world

Google Chrome has become the most popular browser in the worldChrome browser bypassed Internet Explorer from Microsoft and has become the most popular among users all over the world, according to StatCounter. Microsoft does not agree with the method of calculation of the company.

Chrome browser share in mid-March for the first time surpassed that of its main competitor Internet Explorer, from the data service statistics StatCounter. The share of Chrome was 32,7%, Internet Explorer 32,48%. At the 3rd place with a share of the browser Firefox 25.83%. Chrome beat his rival in Asia in early March, in Europe on the last weekend in Africa, he took 2nd place after Firefox, but also bypassed Internet Explorer. In North America, according to StatCounter, Internet Explorer is still in the lead, but Chrome beat Firefox to become the second most popular browser. It is about daily audience of browsers used on desktop computers.

Mark Zuckerberg is included in the presidential race

Mark Zuckerberg is included in the presidential raceSocial network Facebook has announced a political action committee. This authority will allow employees to provide financial support to U.S. political parties and candidates for governor and U.S. presidents. Facebook filed a corresponding request to the Federal Election Commission of the United States. This step fits into the overall strategy of the company to strengthen its lobbying resources.

In a statement, Facebook in connection with the decision to create a political action committee (PAC) says that it is "the voice of the social network of employees in the political process will be heard." They will be able to "support those candidates who share the goals" of the company, namely, "to promote the importance of innovation for the U.S. economy, and make the world more open and interconnected."

Facebook announced a billion monthly users

Facebook announced a billion monthly usersMonthly, Facebook surpassed the mark of 1 billion people, said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. According to him, a billion people since the creation of Facebook put 1130000000000 "likes", 219 billion photos uploaded and more than 17 billion times marked its location.

According to Zuckerberg, a billion users for Facebook — this is not the limit in the future through the development of a number of countries in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the social network is going to continue to grow the base.

According to published reports, a billion Internet users around 600 million people are working with her on mobile phones. That's almost 50 million more than in June of this year when Facebook published the previous statistics.

Belarus can go without the Internet

Belarus can go without the InternetAfter the Christmas holidays Belarusians will be fined for viewing the "wrong" from the point of view of the state, websites, and avoiding the use of the national segment of the virtual space. Experts argue that this amounts to a ban on the use of the Internet.

Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offences, which oblige Belarusians use only those sites that are registered in the national segment of the Internet, will come into force on 6 January 2012. A fine of 40 to 125 dollars in the equivalent threatens those who would try to offer their products and services by placing the information on nebelorusskih sites. In the $ 125 cost a desire to see what is written at the level of the state prohibited sites. The same number of paid Internet service providers, if you do not shut off such sites. If the access points will not be established control over its visitors (subscriber identification devices and users, storing information about them and visited sites), they will have to pay a fine of 20 to 60 dollars equivalent. Monitor the implementation of the new requirements mandated KGB, the Interior Ministry, the SCC and the tax authorities.

Steve Jobs has died

Steve Jobs has diedEx-CEO of Apple Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56. This is stated in the message Apple.

Steve Jobs founded Apple in 1976 with Steve Wozniak (Steve Wozniak) and Ronald Wayne (Ronald Wayne). In 1985, he moved from there because of disagreements with senior management corporation, and in 1997 returned and in 2000 he became its CEO.

In August 2011, Steve Jobs after a long holiday resigned as head of Apple. CEO of the company was Tim Cook (Tim Cook), is replaced with Jobs' January 17, 2011, when he went on sick leave. In this case, Steve Jobs has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Apple.