Google launches Chrome 47 for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Google launches Chrome 47 for Windows, Mac, and Linux

On Tuesday, tech giant Google announced the rollout of its Chrome browser version 47 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The upgraded Chrome version is now available for direct download from; and can also be accessed via the browser’s built-in silent updater.

Announcing the upgraded Chrome version, Google said that Chrome 47 comes with new developer features and security enhancements, as well as cooperative multitasking and automatic dismissal of desktop notifications.

The biggest change which Google has made to the Chrome browser in the upgraded version is the removal of the desktop notification center. Chrome users who upgraded to the Chrome 47 version will find that the desktop notification center no longer appears in the taskbars.

Google had launched the desktop notification center in 2013, and updated with support for web push notification standard this April. About the decision to do away with the center in the Chrome 47 version, Google said that “in practice, few users” visited the center.

Google has asserted that the removal of the desktop notification center in Chrome 47 version will streamline Chrome. However, the company has also added that removing the center does not mean that it has discontinued push notifications; instead, it has adopted web push notifications, to enable users to tailor Chrome in accordance with their interests.

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