Chrome update marks Web browser's second birthday

Sep 02, 2010
Google released an improved version of Chrome on Thursday as the Internet titan's Web browser turned two years old.

Google released an improved version of Chrome on Thursday as the Internet titan's Web browser turned two years old.

"Looking back today on Chrome's second anniversary, it's amazing to see how much has changed in just a short time," product manager Brian Rakowski said in a blog post.

"All browsers have come a long way in the last two years and the Web has become much more fun and useful."

Web browsers are software programs that people use to access and navigate the vast sea of data on the Internet.

Google simplified the Chrome interface and made the color scheme "easier on the eyes" while making it faster and enhancing safety features such as warnings about websites that might be booby-trapped by hackers, according to Rakowski.

Explore further: Say Ello to the new privacy debate on social media

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Google Chrome 4.0 stable version released for Windows

Jan 27, 2010

(PhysOrg.com) -- All PC users running Windows can now have access to Google Chrome's new extension gallery, with the release earlier this week of a stable version of the Chrome 4.0 browser for Windows.

Google building online Chrome application shop

May 19, 2010

Google on Wednesday gave software developers an early peek at an online Chrome Web Store it is building as an emporium for games and other applications built for use on the Web.

Google Chrome 5 beta released

May 06, 2010

(PhysOrg.com) -- Internet search engine giant Google has released a new beta version of its Chrome browser, and it is visibly much faster than the previous version, and faster than most other browsers.

Chrome 4.0 beta web browser launched

Nov 04, 2009

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google has released its latest beta version of its Chrome browser for Windows, which promises faster browsing, bookmark synchronization and more.

Internet Explorer a champ but Chrome a contender

Feb 02, 2010

Microsoft's latest version of Internet Explorer (IE) is a hit but Google's Chrome has been steadily gaining ground on the Web browsing software, according to industry figures released Tuesday.

Recommended for you

Say Ello to the new privacy debate on social media

Sep 29, 2014

Ello is new social networking space on the web that is receiving a lot of attention of late – so much that it's caused a few problems with the website out of action from time to time. ...

Post-Snowden, iPhone 6 encryption fans safety debate

Sep 28, 2014

Encryption technology in the iPhone 6 has taken root in a scales-of-justice debate between privacy supporters and public safety officials. Apple is using a more advanced encryption technology.

User comments : 0