Chrome wins browser battle with IE
Google's Chrome web browser overtook Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) to become market leader globally for the first time last Sunday, web analytics firm StatCounter said on Wednesday. Ref. Source 8
Chrome is my personal browser of choice. I tried using Firefox on my mac machine, but the user-interface is too ugly. Chrome is much simpler and prettier. Regarding the privacy concerns, I was not aware of that. I rather enjoy Chrome's ability to sync browsing information such as bookmarks.