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Browsers and operating systems

Google is planning to enter the operating system market with Chrome OS, meanwhile Microsoft believes that the browser should start acting more like an operating system.

Google is planning to enter the operating system market with Chrome OS. The search giant announced on its blog that it aims to build a Linux-based OS to be used on netbooks in the second half of 2010. Meanwhile, Microsoft believes that the web browser should start acting more like an operating system.

Chris Duckett put his fingers to the keyboard and madly blogged about Google's Chrome operating system and questioned whether it will become an antitrust issue. Duckett also wrote about PayPal's announcement to open its certification program for Australian developers, which makes Australia the first country outside of the US to offer certification.

In other news, Mozilla Labs called on coders to help build the Open Web Tools Directory, in a bid to construct a comprehensive list of the open-source developer tools available.

This week's feature articles include XHTML 2's quiet end last week, and the importance of building and maintaining client relationships.

— Posted by Irene Mickaiel

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