Because the Web is already a powerful force, Google's OS project has a leg up over would-be Microsoft challengers such as Linux. But has its own issues.
(Posted in Webware by Stephen Shankland)
July 9, 2009 4:00 AM PDT
Google says it is building Chrome OS because it wants to improve the experience of using a computer. Of course, getting more people to spend their lives online and searching can't hurt.
(Posted in Webware by Tom Krazit) July 8, 2009 4:06 PM PDT
The forthcoming Chrome OS will be technically straightforward, but why Google is doing an OS in the first place is a little less obvious.
(Posted in Speeds and feeds by Peter N. Glaskowsky) July 9, 2009 5:31 AM PDT
Google's announcement of the Chrome OS is big news, but what will the ramifications for privacy be? We take a look at Google's privacy track record on some of its other products and services.
Does Google's OS decrease or increase security risks? (Posted in Webware by Josh Lowensohn) July 8, 2009 1:05 PM PDT
We're always in favor of more consumer choice and potentially lower prices, but here's why it's not quite time for Microsoft to worry about losing its firm hold on the Netbook market.
Why Chrome OS doesn't matter--or does it? (Posted in Crave by Dan Ackerman) July 8, 2009 10:28 AM PDT
Eric Schmidt's role as a board member of both Google and Apple is now untenable given Google's plans to develop a personal computer operating system.
(Posted in Webware by Tom Krazit) July 8, 2009 10:22 AM PDT
With the announcement of the Chrome OS, Google has taken complete aim at Redmond's empire. But there are still plenty of reasons why Windows might not be dead man walking.
(Posted in Beyond Binary by Ina Fried) July 8, 2009 2:45 AM PDT