Google just quietly set the stage for a Chrome OS explosion

Well, shucks. Just as I was about to put my brain on auto-pilot for the remainder of the year, Google went and made a major purchase — one that may seem ho-hum on the surface but that could end up being one of the most significant expansions to Google’s ambitions in ages.

Google, if you haven’t heard, is buying a company called Neverware. Never who? Never mind — it isn’t exactly a household name, I realize. But for anyone who pays close attention to Chrome OS, it’s a company whose name carries some serious weight.

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Source:: Computerworld