December 16th, 2011

Research Firm Claims That Google is ‘Conspiring’ to Kill Firefox

Last week, security research firm Accuvant released a report – commissioned by Google – which claimed that Chrome was the most ‘secure’ browser and Firefox was the least secure. Now, rival security firm NSS Labs has published a report claiming that Accuvant’s methodology is flawed, and is part of a “larger strategic move by Google [...]

December 5th, 2011

Will Google Kill Firefox?

Hardware Canucks reported last week about the changing hierarchy of browsers. Firefox, which was once the dominant alternative to Internet Explorer, has seen its market share eroded by the emergence of Google’s Chrome. Now, ZDNet is reporting that the Mozilla Foundation’s search partnership contract with Google — the Foundation’s biggest source of revenue — has [...]

December 1st, 2011

Has Chrome Overtaken Firefox in Global Browser Share?

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is still the hegemon in the global browser market, but a dispute has emerged as to which browser takes second place. According to metrics firm Statcounter, Google’s Chrome browser had 25.69 percent of the global browser market in November, whilst Firefox had 25.23 percent. This marks the first time that Chrome has [...]

July 8th, 2009

Google Set to Infiltrate Computing World Further – Plans for Chrome Operating System

With Chrome launched less than a year ago, and brought out of BETA a few short months after its release, it has quickly (though not surprisingly) risen to take over  nearly 2% of the browser market share. It may not sound like much, but that translates into an estimated 30 million users, and with Microsoft [...]

May 21st, 2009

Google Chrome 2.0 Takes It Out of BETA

It’s been about 8 months since Google launched Google Chrome. Aside from exclaiming how fast it is, users have been sending lots of feedback and feature requests. They’ve increased the focus on speed and also added some of the most-requested features. Some of these improvements made it into the Beta version, first released in March, and they’ve continued [...]