NEWS FROM THE LAB - Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Google Chrome OS Posted by Sean @ 13:46 GMT

Our previous post noted the increasing number of browser options. Well, soon there will be an additional OS option as well.Google Chrome

Google announced the development Google Chrome OS on their official blog last night.

   "Google Chrome OS is an open source, lightweight operating system that will
    initially be targeted at netbooks."

   "Speed, simplicity and security are the key aspects of Google Chrome OS."

Of course with Google, a key question is not just security, but one of privacy.

Yesterday's American Public Media's Marketplace broadcast an interview with Google Chairman and CEO Eric Schmidt. Privacy issues were discussed during the interview. The full transcript can be found here.

More information here.