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Microsoft beware: Will a Google OS power netbooks?

Jan 14, 2009, 23:01 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Preston Gralla)

"In the last month or two, there's been a lot of buzz in the blogosphere about a possible Google OS powering netbooks. It started back when Net Applications reported that a full third of Google employees appeared to be running an operating system whose identity is hidden from traffic monitors.

"Given that Net Applications can monitor pretty much every known operating system, the rumors began to fly: The operating system was an internally developed Google one. And because Google has an operating system for phones, called Android, the rumor mill had it that the operating system would be based on Android."

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