Linked by Kris Shaffer on Thu 24th Mar 2005 19:07 UTC
Editorial Wishful thinking? Yes, but let's consider the possibilities. The last couple years have seen significant advances in hardware production and design. One of the more interesting (and potentially revolutionary) developments to take place this past year is the announcement of a new CPU, the STI (Sony, Toshiba, IBM) Cell processor.
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by BSDFreak on Fri 25th Mar 2005 03:40 UTC

This is just totally unfounded speculation. There is no "Google OS". Google has readily admitted they are a search engine company, with an investment in content. I think that's the truth. They have a heavily modified version of Linux with their own FS, that much is true, but why would they invest millions to compete against Microsoft? How would they really get the consumer recognition they need? Where is the mainstream application support going to come from? Apple is already gaining momentum, Linux has more recognition and BSD is starting to have some serious potential. What would Google offer? The best desktop search capabilities? This whole speculation of Google taking over the world is silly. They have a proven business model, they aren't going to risk it all for some idiotic attempt to compete with Microsoft.