The Wall Street Journal reports that Google's founders and CEO didn't see eye to eye on building out the Chrome browser or OS, at least, not initially.
Eric Schmidt, Google's CEO, said that initially when Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Google's co-founders, brought the idea of building a browser or operating system to him six years ago, he was not interested. Schmidt said recently, "At the time, Google was a small company." "Having come through the bruising browser wars, I didn’t want to do that again," he added. But when Schmidt saw what a Googler (previously Firefox developer) built, he [...]
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