Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Nov 2009 20:01 UTC
Google Google has just unveiled its Chrome OS operating system during a press event at the company's headquarters, and it's pretty much exactly what we expected it to be: a streamlined Linux kernel booting straight into the Chrome web browser. The code is available starting today.
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RE: Netscape OS
by frood on Fri 20th Nov 2009 11:09 UTC in reply to "Netscape OS"
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Finally comes into being what (I think) was Netscape's biggest missed chance and the reason Microsoft crushed them.

Why have an OS when you have a browser?

Yeah, I remember Bill Gates writing about it in his book "The road ahead" way back in 1995(?). He wrote that one of his fears was Netscape would create a browser based OS and negate the need for Windows for many.

Edited 2009-11-20 11:10 UTC

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