Google Chrome

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine as of its latest stable release. It was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and as a stable public release on December 11, 2008. As of April 2013, according to StatCounter, Google Chrome has a 39% worldwide usage share of web browsers making it the most widely used web browser in the world. Net Applications, however, indicates that Chrome is only third when it comes to the size of its user base, behind Internet Explorer and Firefox.

In September 2008, Google released the majority of Chrome's source code as an open source project called Chromium, on which Chrome releases are still based.

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