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    Default Re: I still dun understand why companies want to come out with free web browsers!

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Potter View Post
    Until now I still dun undestand leh. Why MS want to spend time and money to develop IE, Apple Safari and Google Chrome?

    Browsers can make money one meh?

    I dun see the reason, even if one companies dominate the browser market, so what? Will money come in meh? ? ?
    It is a conspiracy to promote pornography in the web?

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    Default Re: I still dun understand why companies want to come out with free web browsers!

    Quote Originally Posted by nightwolf75 View Post
    *nw checks calander*... eh? not school holiday yet and HP is posting such things liao ah? getting earlier and earlier...
    he is a big boy already. As for big picture, he has to start from fhm.

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    Default Re: I still dun understand why companies want to come out with free web browsers!

    1. capture market share with freebie
    2. control protocol standards
    3. start charging royalties/or ads
    4. latte
    5. profit

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    Default Re: I still dun understand why companies want to come out with free web browsers!

    Quote Originally Posted by shojibake View Post
    1. capture market share with freebie
    2. control protocol standards
    3. start charging royalties/or ads
    4. latte
    5. profit

    above is your answer.
    The browser is like the internet telephone book.
    Companies pay Google to list on their database so when you search on their browser (Chrome), you find what you are looking for.
    And the only way to get as many end user to use Firefox, Chrome, or IE, as possible, is free.

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