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Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. It was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and as a stable public release on December 11, 2008. As of September 2012, according to StatCounter, Google Chrome had 34% worldwide usage share of web browsers making it the most widely used web browser. W3Counter indicated that Chrome became the leading browser globally in August 2012 with 28% marketshare. However, Net ...

Taylor Swift Wants Fans' Video Questions For YouTube Presents Q&A

Taylor Swift Wants Fans Video Questions For YouTube Presents Q&A

YouTube knows that music is a huge part of its success--and therefore a huge part of any future success the platform hopes to have. In just the last few months, they've hired both Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber to help promote Google Chrome, and just ...

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of July 2011

What happens when you give a chimpanzee an AK-47 and let it run riot on YouTube?Well, Twentieth Century Fox is banking on the answer being a box office hit. The signs are certainly good. The controversial hoax video depicting mocking African soldiers handing the ape a ...

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of May 2011

Viral Video Chart: The Best Branded Viral Videos Of May 2011

Followers of the Viral Video Chart's global ads chart have certainly been put through the emotional wringer this month. Rather than the usual bombardment of funny branded videos, May has seen a number of videos that have left many users with lumps in their throats.

Google Goes Prime Time With Lady Gaga Chrome Commercial Ad

Google Goes Prime Time With Lady Gaga Chrome Commercial Ad

For reasons I have not yet put my finger on, I still occasionally tune into Saturday Night Live. It hasn't been the truly great show it once was in over a decade, but out of some kind of routine (or self-punishment) I still check it ...

Best Online Video Advertising Campaigns: Google's Chrome Book Ads Educate & Entertain

Best Online Video Advertising Campaigns: Googles Chrome Book Ads Educate & Entertain

Google had the attention of the tech media and blogosphere most of last week by virtue of their annual I/O event, during which they announced many new products, services, and initiatives. One of those new products is the Chrome Book--a web-only laptop that aims to ...

3 Chrome Extensions To Improve Your YouTube Experience

3 Chrome Extensions To Improve Your YouTube Experience

I've recently made the switch to Google's Chrome as my default web browser, almost out of necessity. Firefox had gotten to be a bit of a memory hog on my machine, and I began using Chrome  to try and ease the pain. What I found ...

Microsoft Drops 3,000 Word Reason for Supporting H.264, Fails to Mention Stake in MPEGLA

Microsoft Drops 3,000 Word Reason for Supporting H.264, Fails to Mention Stake in MPEGLA

Microsoft's Dean Hachamovitch, has lobbed a 3,000 word grenade at Google. The grenade is a lengthy description of why Microsoft will now support H.264 for web video in their Internet Explorer web browser and allow users to load a third-party codec for WebM. The one ...

Google Chrome To Drop H264 - How Will This Affect You?

Google Chrome To Drop H264   How Will This Affect You?

Just when it appeared that the online video industry was moving toward a video standard, with H.264 video playback in HTML5 – more chaos ensued with Google's announcement of its plans to phase out support for H.264 in its Chrome browser, in favor of open ...

Google TV Comes Out of Hiding - Has Twitter, Netflix, Apps, Search and More

Google TV Comes Out of Hiding   Has Twitter, Netflix, Apps, Search and More

We've been hearing about Google TV for several months now, though the details on what it will be have been scarce.  However, today that all changes.  If you head over to Google.com/tv, you'll see that the search giant has finally started releasing some specs and ...

Google TV vs. Apple TV – A Side-By-Side Comparison – What’s What?

Google TV vs. Apple TV – A Side By Side Comparison – What’s What?

Mark thought it would be cool to have a resource article about Google TV. I thought it would be cool to have one about the Apple TV (no, not really). So we compromised (or rather, I snuck off and wrote this instead). Instead of just limiting ...

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