How Chrome Digital Signage Drove Traffic to The Statue of Liberty Website

I ran across a story on Google’s Connected Workspaces blog how digital signage powered by Google Chrome was used to drive website traffic to the Statue of Liberty and to make the store underneath it more engaging. Evelyn Hill, the…

Google Celebrates 50th Chrome Release With Stat-Heavy Infographic

Google announced its 50th Chrome release, which it considers a major milestone. “We originally launched Chrome to give users a fast, simple and secure browser,” said Rahul Roy-Chowdhury, director of product management on Chrome. “That still remains our mission today.…

Report Suggests Google Bought Links For Chrome Again [Updated]

A few years ago, Google kind of got caught violating its own webmaster guidelines. Specifically, a third party was doing some marketing for the company to promote Chrome, and they reportedly paid bloggers with gift certificates for sponsored posts. The…

Chrome Gets Some Updates (Including An Important One on iOS)

Google announced the newest release of Chrome, which includes some significant updates. “In this release, we’re updating Chrome for iOS to UKWebView (Apple’s rendering engine). The highlight here is that Chrome will crash 70% less, and have a ton of…

Google Adding Cast Functionality Into Chrome

Google appears to be in the early stages of making its cast technology part of its Chrome browser. Currently, Chromecast users have to use the Google Cast extension to be able to cast browser tabs, but may change in future…

Chrome on Android Aims To Save You More Data

Google is going to remove most of a webpage’s images when you load it in the Chrome browser on Android on a slow connection. This way, you won’t use up all of the data on your plan just trying to…

Google Announces Single App Chrome Device Management For Kiosks, Digital Signage

Google announced a new Chrome Device Management console specifically for digital signs and kiosks. It’s called the Single App Chrome Device Management (Single App CDM), and costs $24 per device per year. It gives businesses reporting that monitors the health…

Google Blogs About How Chrome OS Is ‘Here to Stay’

Google wants to make sure you know it’s serious when it says Chrome OS isn’t going away. The company put out a blog post on Monday titled “Chrome OS is here to stay,” and cross-posted it across at least three…

Chrome OS Isn’t Going Away, Says Google

Rumors of Chrome OS and Android merging into one operating system have seemingly been happening nearly as long as the two operating systems have existed alongside each other. Sergey Brin even reportedly mentioned as far back as 2009 that the…

Chrome For iOS Gets Multitasking, Shopping Improvements

Chrome for iOS is getting a couple of new improvements, Google announced on Friday. For the iPad in particular, the browser is now better for multitasking. “Often on the web, we’re doing a ton of things at once — reading…