The annual Chrome Developer Summit is just wrapping up and over the next few days we will be reporting on all that’s new and upcoming in the world of Chrome.
To open the summit, VP of Chrome Engineering, Darin Fisher reported on the state of the Chrome browser as it pertains to installs across all platforms.
Earlier this year at, Google I/O, it was announced that the Chrome mobile browser had achieved a phenomenal 1 billion active users. Yesterday, an equally impressive number was flashed on the big screen at the annual gathering.
2 Billion active installs
Debuting in September of 2008, Chrome has now become Google’s first product to achieve this feat. With the number of users continuing to grow, Chrome developers push forward to improve their browser with enhancements for speed, security, memory usage and much more.
Now, on the verge of new and upcoming technologies, the developers summits key tone is “reach.” Making the web a platform for all sort of cutting-edge technologies and creating ease of use for its users.
Stay tuned this week for more coverage of the Chrome Developer Summit where we will discuss the future of Chrome including:
- Web VR
- Progressive web apps
- Physical web/Web Bluetooth
- Credential management
- HTTPS/secure web
- And more
Check out a little behind the scenes action with co-host/keynote, Jake Archibald.