Google Enters the OS Arena

Jul 10, 2009


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Google announced its Google Chrome Operating System, an open source OS targeted at netbooks. The system is designed to be fast, simple, and secure, with a minimal user interface and a redesigned security architecture that takes care of viruses, malware, and security updates without user input. The OS will run on x86 and ARM chips, and all Web-based applications will automatically work while new ones can be written using existing Web technologies. The OS code will be open-sourced later this year, and netbooks running Google Chrome OS will be available in the second half of 2009.

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