Google Chrome OS Launching Fourth Quarter Of 2010

Daniel Crawrey reported that Google said their operating system, Chrome OS, will be launching officially in the fourth quarter of this year.

Google’s VP of product management, Sundar Pichai, made this announcement at the COMPUTEX technology forums event yesterday.

In light of yesterday’s story on Google banning Windows OS this makes this announcement a bit more interesting. I personally do not see Google as the company to ban Windows OS for competitive reasons. It reminds me of the rumor (maybe fact) that Steve Ballmer, the CEO of Microsoft, banning iPods and iPhones from Microsoft employees. It just doesn’t seem Google-like, however, the announcement of Chrome OS launching in Q4 does make one scratch their head.

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