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Google unveils Chrome source code and Linux port

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Inside Chrome: The Secret Project to Crush IE and Remake the Web

Since a browser is the linchpin of Web activity — the framework for our searching, reading, buying, banking, Facebooking, chatting, video watching, music appreciation, and porn consumption — this is huge for Google, a step that needed to wait until the company had, essentially, come of age. It is an explicit attempt to accelerate the movement of computing off the desktop and into the cloud — where Google holds advantage.

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Also: Google's Chrome aims to kill Windows, make Web the OS of choice

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