Gongol.com Archives: July 2009
Brian Gongol

July 10, 2009

Computers and the Internet Google really is planning to launch its own operating system
The Google Chrome OS will be targeted first at netbooks (with a planned release next year). It's an interesting proposition, since the intent is to get users to get online and stay online, using Google products for as much time as possible. Should Microsoft and Apple be terrified? Probably not. But Google is clearly trying to diversify beyond search-engine services alone, which is the only way for the company to stay in business over the long term. Search engines are incredibly useful, but they're also (relatively) easy to launch, at least when compared to things like car companies or pharmaceutical firms.

Business and Finance "Good GM" emerges from bankruptcy
But it leaves behind a huge mess, no matter what we're told about this being a "fresh start"

Science and Technology Monkeys may be able to identify improper grammar
Which may suggest where the linguistic functions of the brain started to evolve

Water News Unusually heavy rainfall across the Plains

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