Google Chrome introduced (Sept. 2, 2008): Google announced the beta release of its open source Chrome browser for Microsoft Windows systems. Google offered a developer's version that supports Linux and Apple Macintosh systems in June 2009. Now, Google is on Version 3 of Chrome, which aims at being speedier than competitors with a cleaner layout and design. So far, Google has attracted more press than users with Chrome. Currently, Chrome has 3.7% browser market share, according to Janco Associates.