Google Chrome

The Google Chrome logo.

Commercial? Yes
Type Web Browser
Available languages Many
Owner Google
Created by Google
Launched December 11, 2008

Google Chrome is a web browser created and developed by Google. It is focused on three goals: Speed, Simplicity, and Privacy. It is partially open sourced as Chromium, which in turn was derived from WebKit, which was derived from the KDE project's HTML and JavaScript renderer for use in Safari. The first stable version of Chrome was created on December 11th, 2008. Since then, its usage share among web browsers has grown at an accelerating rate, and currently, Google Chrome is currently the most commonly used browser in the world.

Google has also used the Chrome branding in the Chromebook running Chrome OS, as well as the Chromecast .


  • The old logo as of 2010 and 2011 is the Chrome slanting, but instead is magnetic.


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