Photos: 10 years of Google Chrome

​Google Chrome: 10 years of surfing the web

When Google Chrome was released on September 2, 2008, it was just one more browser competing with Internet Explorer and the six-year old Mozilla Firefox.

Fast forward 10 years and Chrome controls a commanding 66% of the desktop browser market, with Firefox--its next closest competitor--only holding 11%.

In honor of the 10th anniversary of Chrome, let's take a look back at major milestones in the life of Google's iconic browser.

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By Brandon Vigliarolo

Brandon is a Staff Writer for TechRepublic. He's an award-winning feature writer who previously worked as an IT professional and served as an MP in the US Army.