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Could Facebook have cloud operating system designs of its own?

Facebook has poached Matt Papakipos, the lead engineer behind Google’s important Chrome Operating System initiative.

Less clear is how this loss will impact Chrome OS, which is still on track to roll out on netbooks from HP, Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Dell beginning this fall.

Google commented: “Matt made great contributions to Google, and we know he’ll do the same in his next endeavors. We wish him the best.”

How this loss will impact Chrome OS, which is still on track to roll out on netbooks from HP, Acer, Asus, Lenovo and Dell beginning this fall, is unclear.


To read the original eWeek article, click here: Google Chrome OS Creator Leaves for Facebook