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from THE JAKARTA POST -- MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2008 -- PAGE 20 Geeks have gotten very excited about the launch of Google's own browser, called Chrome. But what does it mean for us ordinary mortals? Well, in the short term, not very much. But further down the track, you can expect all sorts of things to happen that will blur the distinction between what is on your computer and what is on the Internet.
Google have kept very quiet about this particular product, despite the fact they've been working on it for at least a couple of years.
Surprisingly, they managed to keep it more or less under wraps until it was launched. They needed to: By launching their own browser they're prodding the beast that is Microsoft. Expect open war to follow.
It's not as if Microsoft still dominate the browser world. Well, they do, in the sense that most people who use Windows don't bother to use anything …