Microsoft breakthrough as Windows 10 overtakes 7 globally for first time.

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Windows 10, Microsoft's operating system, overtook Windows 7 for the first time globally in January according to independent web analytics company, Statcounter. Its research arm Statcounter Global Stats finds that Windows 10 reached 42.78% in terms of worldwide internet usage compared to 41.86% for Windows 7.

"This is a breakthrough for Microsoft," commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO, Statcounter.

"Windows 10 was launched at the end of July 2015 and Microsoft will be pleased to have put its Windows 8 experience behind it. However, Windows 7 retains...

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