From the beginning, Google Chrome updates itself automatically without any "strange questions" like "do you want update me?"
From my point of view Google Chrome is the best browser, fast secure and compatible with W3C standards.
I agree with what you're saying. You bring up some good facts. Considering PTC's rate of incorporating new ideas and new technology they will allow the use of Google Chrome in about 15 years. Remember, they don't even have a spell checker on WF 5.0.