Google Inc. intentions to rule world of computer cannot be taken lightly. After introducing a mobile operating system named Android, the giant search engine company based in Mountain View, California is challenging Microsoft Corps.
Beginning last July, Google announced plans to develop a free operating system for computer users. The operating system will be developed with a base of Chrome, Google's web browser which is 9 months old, and will be released in mid-2010.
In order to develop Chrome, Google hold a community of open source programmers. An early version of Chrome will be embedded OS plan at first netbook product.
Chrome OS would presumably be a challenge for Microsoft, who also plans to release a new operating system, Windows 7. This two large companies are in more intense duel in recent years, after Google successfully dominated the Internet business.
Google's plan was greeted warmly by many hardware developer companies, including Acer, Asus, HP, Lenovo, and Toshiba. This Chrome OS is designed to work with Intel chip which is widely adopted in most desktop computers, laptops and netbooks. Chrome OS will also be developed to be compatible with Arm chips which are widely used in handheld devices.
Texas Instruments and Qualcomm, which developed a chip-based mobile devices Arm, will also be a partner in the Google Chrome OS project.