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September 17, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Google filling Kirkland campus, more growth planned

Fishing’s still pretty good in Seattle, if you’re trying to catch a software engineer. Every month, it seems, another out-of-state tech company arrives on the shores of Lake Washington or Lake Union and throws out a line. There’s concern about whether there’s enough fish in the pond, especially with demand for software engineers outpacing the output of…


Comments | Topics: chrome, Chrome OS, Education

September 22, 2010 at 12:26 PM

Microsoft IE vet heads to Google Fremont

After 15 years learning the software business at Microsoft, Chris Wilson was ready for a new school. The principal program manager on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer team left Microsoft yesterday for a new job as a developer advocate for Google, based at its Fremont office. “I’ve learned a tremendous amount at Microsoft, learned tons from all the people…


Comments | Topics: chrome, developers, Google

September 7, 2010 at 10:33 AM

Google TV in autumn, Chrome tablets coming, CEO says

The TV platform that Google is developing with Sony, Intel and Logitech will debut in the U.S. this autumn, Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt told reporters at a Berlin trade fair. Schmidt also said Google will be announcing deals with computers makers to use the company’s Chrome operating system on tablet computers, according to a…


Comments | Topics: Android, Apple, Apps

November 19, 2009 at 11:08 AM

Google’s free Chrome operating system: Details, video emerge

Google’s sharing more details of its planned Chrome operating system – and the early code as well, through the Chromium open source project it announced this morning. The company said its OS will be ready for consumers a year from now and invited developers to help finish the project. Google’s calling it a “fundamentally different model…


Comments | Topics: chrome, chrome os, chromium