Google knew as far back as 2010 that Google Chrome would help drive more Google searches. We learned some exact figures today during testimony from Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai at the ongoing U.S. vs. Google antitrust trial. Google Search made $146 billion in 2021 – so that means Google spent around 18% of its search revenue on these deals. “We know that making it the default will lead to increased usage of our products and services, particularly Google search in this case. It has been interesting to learn just how important Chrome has been to fueling Google Search through the years.