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Picasa is made only for photos, which have many image enhancing effects and algorithms. And chrome show the basic view of image and have no any enhancing intelligence about the image. Thus both image are showing different in colour quality.
Picasa does an often-irritating "auto enhance" of pictures. You are probably seeing the effects of that. Here are instructions for turning off that feature: http://sites.google.com/site/picasaresources/Home/Picasa-FAQ/picasa-webalbums/how-to-articles/how-to-disable-auto-enhance
On some cameras (not sure about yours specifically) there's a subtle difference between the post capture review which occurs automatically after taking an image and the manual review initiated by pressing the arrow (>) looking button. Try zooming in while doing the other one. (Also, how can you zoom out if you don't zoom in first?)
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