From December 2016 Google Chrome to Consume Up to 50% Less Memory (Download PDF)


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Google has announced that a new version of chrome to be released in December 2016 will save up to 50% of memory. This will be the great step by google to reduce memory footprint of chrome and will leading to dramatic improvements in performance and stability especially on mobile devices.

  • Chrome is a well-known and most used web browser.
  • Google has also worked on lowering the battery usage of its browser.
  • Chrome is trying to consume less RAM, especially on mobile devices.

Key Facts

  • The new version is based on the V8 JavaScript.
  • Lightening the load for entry-level mobile devices which have 512MB to 1GB of memory

About Google Chrome:

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Image of Google Chrome

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  • Open source web browser.
  • Founded in 2008 by Google
  • Runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, iOS and Android.
  • Google Chrome is also a part of Chrome OS, where it becomes a platform for running web apps.
  • Google releases majority of Chrome’s source code as the Chromium open-source project.
  • In September 2016, Google Chrome was used by 62% of population worldwide as the desktop browser.
  • Currently it has 50% of market share across all platforms

About Google

  • American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products- online technologies, search, cloud computing, and software.
  • Incomes mostly derived from AdWords- online promotion service
  • Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded the company while they were Ph. D. students at Stanford University
  • Mission is “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful”.
  • Google progressed to its new headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed Googolplex in 2004.
  • In October 2, 2015, Google changed to a holding company called Alphabet Inc., with this Google became Alphabet’s leading subsidiary.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 11, 2016


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