Google Announces Launch of New Web Browser -Chrome

Google’s Chrome Browser is not only real, it’s almost available to users for download. According to the Google Blog Chrome will become available for download tomorrow morning in more than 100 countries. The Beta launch of Chrome was announced in an official blog post called A fresh take on the browser.


Google said Chrome would challenge Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, as well as the Firefox browser.Up to now, Google has supported Firefox, the open-source browser that has gained about a fifth of the market against the dominant Internet Explorer.

The web browser is the key gateway to the web and in the 1990's Microsoft triggered a serious anti-trust action by the US Department of Justice, when it succeeded in squashing competition from the first widely used Netscape browser.

Microsoft on Monday "welcomed" the new entry and expressed confidence that people would prefer Explorer, which is pre-installed on every Windows PC sold. Last week, the software giant launched the latest version of its free browser IE8.

  • Google’s browser will be open source;
  • Chrome will include a JavaScript Virtual Machine built from scratch;
  • Tabs will be moved around;
  • The browser has an address bar with auto-completion.
  • There’s a privacy feature like IE has;
  • And Google aims to be proactive about fighting phishing and malware attacks.

    “The browser landscape is highly competitive,”said Dean Hachamovitch, General Manager of the Internet Explorer group. “But people will choose Internet Explorer 8 for the way it puts the services they want right at their fingertips, respects their personal choices about how they want to browse and, more than any other browsing technology, puts them in control of their personal data online


    Read further  A fresh take on the browser from official Google Blog


    Here is the download link for Google's Chrome Browser.


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