Dell exec confirms Google talks about Chrome OS

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NEWS IN BRIEF: A Dell executive has confirmed reports that the company is in talks with Google to put the Chrome OS – which is based on the browser – on its laptops. According to Amit Midha, the President for Greater China and South Asia for Dell, the company are talking about the use of the OS and its future. “We have to have a point of view on the industry and technology direction two years, three years down the road, so we continuously work with Google on this,” he told Reuters.

Chrome OS is expected to be released in the late fall, in order to compete with Windows.