Google has just announced that the Chrome Web Store has been a success thus far since it’s initial launch. Speaking just a few minutes ago, Google Product manager mentioned that since the launch of the Web Store, Google can report that users are now spending twice as much in App within the USA.
The Tuesday session of Google I/O 2011 is underway and Google is gloating in the success of Chrome (Browser). According to Sundar Pichai (Product VP) the browser has now hit over 160 million active users. This is more that double the growth since Google I/O 2011 when the browser was at 70 million active users.
We’ve heard a lot of reports about the launch of the Apple App Store and it’s percieved success but we haven’t heard as much about Google’s Web Store. Well, with the help of Chrome OS Apps we are able to bring you an in-depth look at how the Chrome Web Store has faired so far.
Sergey Glazunov, the first ever person to receive a reward for reporting a bug in Google’s Chrome Browser has done it again; but this time he’s brocken the record by recieving Google’s highest award yet. Sergey scooped the ‘elite’ award of $3,133.7 for what Google described as a “Critical Risk” in the current version of their browser:
It seems like Google has reignited their Chrome Browser Ad campaign in the last few days. The search giant has began to push ads through it’s Adsense network so aggressively that it has become difficult to visit a website without seeing one.
According to Web analytics firm Statcounter, use of Google’s Chrome Browser has grown considerably to roughly 7% of total market share. This is quite an achievement considering that the Chrome Brower was only released 18 months ago.
At last, Chrome Extensions have arrived! As the name suggests these will extend the functionality of your Chrome Browser in the same way Firefox extensions work.
This is Google’s fancy new Chrome Browser advert. It seems like one thing that Google is never short of is creativity whether it be in their product development or more recently, it’s advertising techniques.
Google finally released their Chrome Browser for the MAC platform on the 8th of December (in beta form). It has been a long awaited move that will probably change how most people use their mac to browse the internet. The Chrome browser has already caused a huge stir on the PC scene where it has taken a huge chunk of the web browser market from the dreaded internet explorer.