SEARCH ENGINE OUTFIT Google has released the sixth version of its Chrome browser to coincide with its second birthday.
Chrome version 6.0.472.53 was released two years to the day after the company pushed out the first version of Chrome and includes patches for 14 security vulnerabilities, including six to fix high-priority flaws.
Apparently Google wrote out cheques for $4,337 in bug bounties to researchers who reported some of the vulnerabilities.
Google said that it has been simplifying the "chrome" of Chrome by stripping down the already minimalist user interface to make it easier to use. It has merged Chrome's two menus into one, moved some of the buttons, cleaned up the URL treatment and adjusted the colour scheme of the browser to be easier on the eyes.
However Google admitted that all browsers have come a long way in the last two years and said that the world wide web has become much more fun and useful. µ