Bug 1587650 - Update README.md with more informative intro r=gw
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Bug 1587650 - Update README.md with more informative intro r=gw Addresses issues with the README in [mozilla bug 1587650](https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1587650). [import_pr] From https://github.com/servo/webrender/pull/3772 Differential Revision: https://phabricator.services.mozilla.com/D49501
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 # WebRender
 
 [![Version](https://img.shields.io/crates/v/webrender.svg)](https://crates.io/crates/webrender)
 
-GPU renderer for the Web content, used by Servo.
+WebRender is a GPU-based 2D rendering engine written in [Rust](https://www.rust-lang.org/). [Firefox](https://www.mozilla.org/firefox), the research web browser [Servo](https://github.com/servo/servo), and other GUI frameworks draw with it. It currently uses the OpenGL API internally.
 
 Note that the canonical home for this code is in gfx/wr folder of the
 mozilla-central repository at https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central. The
 Github repository at https://github.com/servo/webrender should be considered
 a downstream mirror, although it contains additional metadata (such as Github
 wiki pages) that do not exist in mozilla-central. Pull requests against the
 Github repository are still being accepted, although once reviewed, they will
 be landed on mozilla-central first and then mirrored back. If you are familiar