Why Chrome Is Google's Secret Weapon

Google's (NASDAQ: GOOGL  ) Chrome Internet browser has been growing like gangbusters. The company recently reported that over 750 million monthly active Chrome users exist in the world, which is an increase of 300 million users since last year. Beneath the surface, Chrome is quite possibly one of Google's greatest assets. In this video, Fool contributor Steve Heller sits down with Erin Miller to discuss why Chrome is so important to Google's mobile strategy.

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  • Report this Comment On May 21, 2013, at 6:54 AM, ubekidn wrote:

    I LOVE Google Chrome. IE was crashing all the time and Chrome never has. I won't use anything else but Chrome. Thanks guys, for a great product !!

  • Report this Comment On May 21, 2013, at 7:31 AM, BoscoBearbank wrote:

    I find the lack of configurability of Chrome (when compared to Firefox) to be extremely annoying.

  • Report this Comment On May 21, 2013, at 11:11 AM, macduggles wrote:

    Chrome is a resource hog. I prefer Firefox.

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