Ubuntu's Canonical and Google partner to create Chrome
Nov 19, 2009, 23:47 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Sources at Canonical tell me that Canonical's Ubuntu
developers have been working with Google's Chrome team since before
Google announced its netbook operating system plan in July 2009.
The company decided to go public with its involvement after Google
announced today that they were open-sourcing the Chrome operating
"In a Canonical blog posting, Chris Kenyon, Canonical's VP of
OEM Services, revealed that "Canonical is contributing engineering
to Google under contract." Canonical insiders were not at liberty
to say how many developers were working on Chrome, but they did say
it was a major project."