September 18, 2014

Google's Chrome Strategy Heads in New Directions, Draws Linux Comparisons

Google's Chrome browser and Chrome OS operating system are grabbing headlines this week for several reasons. As Susan reported here, Matt Hartley said recently, 'Anyone who believes Google isn't making a play for desktop users isn't paying attention.' Hartley favors putting Linux in front of a lot of potential Chrome OS users, and says "I consider ChromeOS to be a forked operating system that uses the Linux kernel under the hood."

Meanwhile, there is a very interesting new feature found in the Chrome for Android app that instantly displays suggestions to queries while you’re typing them into the address bar. For example, if you type in "How old is George Clooney?," you'll get the answer before being taken to any dedicated site where the answer is found.

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