Conduit Expands to Google Chrome
Chrome is a web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine and application framework. Google Chrome was launched less than two years, and last month, was recognized as the third most used, and faster growing browser (following IE and Firefox) .
Conduit is the first company to provide a platform for publishers of any size to create and deploy free apps for Google Chrome. With the launch of this beta program, Conduit has also made thousands of Google Chrome-compatible apps available in the Conduit App Marketplace, making it the largest resource for Google apps outside of Google.
With the addition of Google Chrome extensions, Conduit now offers apps for more than 95% of all Internet users through the four major browsers – Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and now Google Chrome.
The news has been picked up by some major publications:
“Web apps from Conduit’s platform can take many forms, but what they all share is the ability to integrate into your Web browser...”
“Judging from the growth Conduit has seen over the past two years, the Web app business has been booming. From May 2008 to March 2010, the company’s active users rose more than 500 percent…”
“A surprise announcement by Conduit was made today in regard to the release of a new platform that they hope will help developers of all skill levels to develop for Chrome and Chrome OS. This comes as a huge boost to Google as they are planning on launching a Web App Store brimming with millions of applications…” More
“Conduit claims to have the first platform to create and make free apps available for Chrome users to download and enjoy. With over 200,000 developers and tens of millions of users, it certainly has a good track record in the field….” More