|Forum: Google Chrome Browser|
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|1:|| Inside the Coming Chrome Browser - Accelerating the Graphics Processor|
With capable GPUs (graphics processing units) becoming an integral part of even the smallest of devices, Google Chrome, as well as Microsoft, are developing browsers that accelerate the graphics card instead of relying on the CPU.
|Aug 29, 2010|
|2:|| Chrome to Phase Out h.264 Codec for video Tag|
...we are changing Chrome's HTML5 video support to make it consistent with the codecs already supported by the open Chromium project. Specifically, we are supporting the WebM (VP8) and Theora video codecs, and will consider adding support for other high-quality open codecs in the future. Though H.264 plays an important role in video, as our goal is to enable open innovation, support for the codec will be removed and our resources directed towards completely open codec technologies.
These changes will occur in the next couple months but we are announcing them now to give content publishers and developers using HTML video an opportunity to make any necessary changes to their sites.
|Jan 12, 2011|
|3:|| AdSense Publishers Wonder If "Keep My Opt-Outs" Will Hurt Earnings|
Today Google's Chrome browser announced an extension called "Keep My Opt-Outs". This extension allows the user to opt out permanently from all ad tracking cookies. The Google announcement added:[br][br]"We're working to make this feature available for other browsers, too. We've also decided to make the code for this extension available on an open-source basis, so that other developers can let us know if there's a bug, or even extend the code's capabilities if they want to."
|Jan 25, 2011|
|4:|| Chrome poised to take No. 2 browser spot from Firefox|
Google's Chrome is on the brink of replacing Firefox as the second-most-popular browser, according to one Web statistics firm.
|Sept 30, 2011|
|5:|| Chrome Beta Release, Now Prefetching Faster|
Chrome will now start loading some web pages in the background, even before you've finished typing the URL in the omnibox. If the URL auto-completes to a site you're very likely to visit, Chrome will begin to prerender the page.
|Jan 9, 2012|
|6:|| Report: Google's Chrome Browser Now The Web's Most Used Browser|
Measuring the Web is an imprecise science, very often based on scaling up small scale measurement surveys, but the gist of Statcounter's data over the last year indicates that Chrome use is rising of Chrome at the expense of IE and Firefox, regardless of the exact precision of the data.
|May 21, 2012|
|7:|| Google to Stop Using WebKit and Switch to "Blink"|
"...we are introducing Blink, a new open source rendering engine based on WebKit."
|Apr 4, 2013|
|8:|| Chrome overtakes IE to become most popular browser|
Chrome now has more market share than IE in the US
|June 7, 2014|