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A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for accessing information on the World Wide Web. [1]

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Address bar

In a web browser, the address bar (also location bar or URL bar) is a graphical control element that shows the current URL.

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Apple Inc.

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.

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Application software

An application software (app or application for short) is a computer software designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.

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In telecommunications, broadband is wide bandwidth data transmission which transports multiple signals and traffic types.

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Browser engine

A browser engine is a core software component of every major web browser.

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Browser extension

A browser extension is a plug-in that extends the functionality of a web browser.

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Browser wars

A browser war is competition for dominance in the usage share of web browsers.

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Cascading Style Sheets

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a style sheet language used for describing the presentation of a document written in a markup language like HTML.

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Cốc Cốc

Cốc Cốc browser (previously Cờ Rôm+) is a freeware web browser focused on the Vietnamese market, developed by Vietnamese company Cốc Cốc and based on Chromium open source code, which is the same platform used by Google Chrome, Opera, and Comodo Dragon.

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Chromium (web browser)

Chromium is an open-source Web browser project started by Google, to provide the source code for the proprietary Google Chrome browser.

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Computer file

A computer file is a computer resource for recording data discretely in a computer storage device.

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Dial-up Internet access

Dial-up Internet access is a form of Internet access that uses the facilities of the public switched telephone network (PSTN) to establish a connection to an Internet service provider (ISP) by dialing a telephone number on a conventional telephone line.

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Mozilla Firefox (or simply Firefox) is a free and open-source web browser developed by Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, Mozilla Corporation.

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Freeware is software that is available for use at no monetary cost.

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Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products, which include online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

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Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google LLC.

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Google Search

Google Search, commonly referred to as Google Web Search or simply Google, is a web search engine developed by Google.

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Graphical user interface

The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.

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Home page

A home page or a start page is the initial or main web page of a website or a browser.

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Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.

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HTTP Secure (HTTPS) is an extension of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) for secure communication over a computer network, and is widely used on the Internet.

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In computing, a hyperlink, or simply a link, is a reference to data that the reader can directly follow either by clicking, tapping, or hovering.

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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributed, collaborative, and hypermedia information systems.

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Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer (formerly Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer, commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included in the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.

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JavaScript, often abbreviated as JS, is a high-level, interpreted programming language.

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Line Mode Browser

The Line Mode Browser (also known as LMB,, WWWLib, or just www) is the second web browser ever created.

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List of web browsers

The following is a list of web browsers that are notable.

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Marc Andreessen

Marc Lowell Andreessen (born July 9, 1971) is an American entrepreneur, investor, and software engineer.

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Maxthon (formerly named MyIE2) is a freeware web browser developed by the company Maxthon Ltd., based in Beijing, China.

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Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

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Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge (codename "Spartan") is a web browser developed by Microsoft and included in Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile and Xbox One, replacing Internet Explorer as the default web browser on all device classes.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Mobile browser

A mobile browser is a web browser designed for use on a mobile device such as a mobile phone or PDA.

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Mosaic (web browser)

NCSA Mosaic, or simply Mosaic, is the web browser that popularized the World Wide Web and the Internet.

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Mozilla Application Suite

The Mozilla Application Suite (originally known as Mozilla, marketed as the Mozilla Suite) is a discontinued cross-platform integrated Internet suite.

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Mozilla Foundation

The Mozilla Foundation (stylized as moz://a) is a non-profit organization that exists to support and collectively lead the open source Mozilla project.

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Multimedia is content that uses a combination of different content forms such as text, audio, images, animations, video and interactive content.

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Naver Whale

Naver Whale (Hangul: 네이버 웨일) is a freeware web browser developed by Naver Corporation.

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Netscape is a brand name associated with the development of the Netscape web browser.

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Netscape Navigator

Netscape Navigator was a proprietary web browser, and the original browser of the Netscape line, from versions 1 to 4.08, and 9.x. It was the flagship product of the Netscape Communications Corp and was the dominant web browser in terms of usage share in the 1990s, but by 2002 its use had almost disappeared.

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Nicola Pellow

Nicola Pellow was one of the nineteen members of the WWW Project at CERN working with Tim Berners-Lee.

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Open-source model

The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.

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Opera (web browser)

Opera is a web browser for Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems developed by Opera Software AS.

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Operating system

An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

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Pale Moon (web browser)

Pale Moon is an open-source web browser with an emphasis on customizability; its motto is "Your browser, Your way".

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PhantomJS is a scripted, headless browser used for automating web page interaction.

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Safari (web browser)

Safari is a web browser developed by Apple based on the WebKit engine.

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SeaMonkey is a free and open-source Internet suite.

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Sogou, Inc. is a public company, founded on 9 August 2010 by Wang Xiaochuan.

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Statcounter is a web traffic analysis tool.

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Streaming media

Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.

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Tab (GUI)

In interface design, a tabbed document interface (TDI) or Tab is a graphical control element that allows multiple documents or panels to be contained within a single window, using tabs as a navigational widget for switching between sets of documents.

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Tim Berners-Lee

Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee (born 8 June 1955), also known as TimBL, is an English engineer and computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web.

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Timeline of web browsers

This is a timeline of web browsers from the early 1990s to the present.

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UC Browser

UC Browser is a web browser developed by the Chinese mobile Internet company UCWeb and is owned by Alibaba Group of China.

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A Uniform Resource Locator (URL), colloquially termed a web address, is a reference to a web resource that specifies its location on a computer network and a mechanism for retrieving it.

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Usage share of web browsers

The usage share of web browsers is the proportion, often expressed as a percentage, of visitors to a group of web sites that use a particular web browser.

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User (computing)

A user is a person who utilizes a computer or network service.

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Vivaldi (web browser)

Vivaldi is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Vivaldi Technologies, a company founded by Opera Software co-founder and former CEO Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner and Tatsuki Tomita.

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Web application

In computing, a web application or web app is a client–server computer program which the client (including the user interface and client-side logic) runs in a web browser.

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Web page

A web page (also written as webpage) is a document that is suitable for the World Wide Web and web browsers.

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Web search engine

A web search engine is a software system that is designed to search for information on the World Wide Web.

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Web server

Web server refers to server software, or hardware dedicated to running said software, that can serve contents to the World Wide Web.

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A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common domain name, and published on at least one web server.

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World Wide Web

The World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or the Web) is an information space where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), interlinked by hypertext links, and accessible via the Internet.

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WorldWideWeb (later renamed to Nexus to avoid confusion between the software and the World Wide Web) was the first web browser and editor.

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Yandex Browser

Yandex Browser is a freeware web browser developed by the Russian web search corporation Yandex that uses the Blink web browser engine and is based on the Chromium open source project.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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360 Secure Browser

360 Secure Browser or 360 Safe Browser is a web browser developed by the Qihoo company of Beijing, China.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Web_browser

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