Chrome Web Store Passes 30 Million Users, But How Bright Is The Future?
By Rip Empson
On September 1st, Google’s (GOOG) popular browser, Chrome, celebrated its third birthday. In a relatively short span of time, Chrome has gobbled up 22% market share among browsers, compared to Firefox at 28% and IE at 42%. The browser continues to iterate, now working in rapid-fire six-week release cycles, and its ecosystem at large has taken some big strides forward over the last year. For me, personally, I use multiple browsers daily, but Chrome has really become my go-to.
In December, Google debuted Chrome OS and the Chrome Web Store, followed by Chromebooks in June. But, as Jason pointed out in last week’s post, as well as our early coverage in January, the Chrome Web Store had seemingly gotten off to a slow start, perhaps not attracting as much traffic (and, more importantly, sales) as expected prior to launch. Some bolder members of the blogosphere even said,Complete Story »