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ITI Crosslinks: Google the Browser Builder—Chrome

Posted Sep 11, 2008
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Greg Notess, internet columnist for Information Today, Inc.’s ONLINE magazine, is on top of the launch—beta launch, that is … version 0.2—of Google’s Chrome. What, why, what’s it like … ? From his September 11, 2008 NewsBreak:


Within the computing realm, Google seems to be everywhere these days. Its latest effort, Google Chrome, is a brand new web browser. Competing with the market leader, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE), along with Mozilla Firefox, Apple’s Safari, and other lesser-used browsers, Google’s entry instantly generated interest among technically savvy browser users.

Why build a new browser? As Google explains, "We realized that the web had evolved from mainly simple text pages to rich, interactive applications and that we needed to completely rethink the browser. What we really needed was not just a browser, but also a modern platform for web pages and applications …"

Click HERE to read Greg’s entire story on Information Today, Inc.’s NewsBreaks.

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