Google releases Chrome version 17

In a move which brings along a number of minor improvements to Google’s Chrome web browser, the Internet search giant has recently released its Chrome version 17, which boasts a new feature that allows web address preloading, as well as notably better protection against malicious downloads.

Android’s share jumps to 47.3% of US OS market: ComScore

Google's Android relished the biggest piece of the mobile OS pie during the last quarter in the US, market research firm ComScore said.

In the last quarter, Google's popular Android OS saw its market share rising to 47.3 per cent, up from 44.8 in the previous quarter.

Rival firm Apple's iOS also enjoyed an increase in its market share, from 27.4 per cent to 29.6 per cent, during the same period.