WSJ: ‘Google to Fold Chrome Operating System Into Android’

Alistair Barr, reporting for the WSJ:

Google engineers have been working for roughly two years to combine the operating systems and have made progress recently, two of the people said. The company plans to unveil its new, single operating system in 2017, but expects to show off an early version next year, one of the people said.

I think this was inevitable. Android can (and does) run Chrome. Chrome can’t run Android. And the browser-based web is decreasing in importance.

Monday, 2 November 2015