Eric on 8 Jul 2009 09:56:06 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Google formally announces Chrome OS, to be based on linux kernel

And Google's post - the post that launched a thousand news stories - is here:


Greg Helledy wrote:
> Sorry if this has been posted already, I get the digest.
>> Google will launch its own operating system in the second half of next year, finally launching a direct assault on Microsoft's crown jewel.
>> (It has been headed here in all but name for the past two years.  But last night it finally declared war.)
>> The OS will initially be targeted to netbooks, then broadened to all PCs.  It will be a combination of a Google Chrome browser and a Linux kernel.  It will be a different project than Android.  It will be designed to be simple and fast.  It will also, presumably, be free.
> Full blog post here:

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