Google Drops A Nuclear Bomb On Microsoft. And It’s Made of Chrome!


Wow. So you know all those whispers about a Google desktop operating system that never seem to go away? You thought they might with the launch of Android, Google’s mobile OS. But they persisted. And for good reason, because it’s real.

In the second half of 2010, Google plans to launch the Google Chrome OS, an operating system designed from the ground up to run the Chrome web browser on netbooks. “It’s our attempt to re-think what operating systems should be,” Google writes tonight on its blog.

Does it have something to do with the cloud ?
Well Chrome OS on a laptop is useless on its own, but once connected to the Net you have the Google Apps, Chrome plus Gears plus Google Wave plus  HTML 5 and web platforms like Flash and Silverlight, all running in the Internet ‘cloud’, there we are!

The full article at Techcrunch.com

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Didier Pironet is an independent blogger and freelancer with +15 years of IT industry experience. Didier is also a former VMware inc. employee where he specialised in Datacenter and Cloud Infrastructure products as well as Infrastructure, Operations and IT Business Management products. Didier is passionate about technologies and he is found to be a creative and a visionary thinker, expressing with passion and excitement, hopefully inspiring and enrolling people to innovation and change.
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