The Mozilla-based Firefox browser continues to gain market share, grabbing 8.69 per cent of the market, according to

Internet Explorer continues to lose its dominance, slipping to 86.63 per cent. Safari takes 1.26 per cent; Netscape 1.08 per cent and Opera 1.03 per cent of the browser market.

The rate of Firefox adoption slowed down a fraction in recent weeks, the analysts said.