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Why Microsoft should be worried about Android apps on Chrome OS


Staff member
Dec 17, 2013

Google this week is holding their big I/O conference. Much like Microsoft's Build Google uses the event to talk about the future of its various ? and increasingly divergent ? product lines (See Google I/O 2016 Day 2: Everything you need to know).
Perhaps the biggest announcement that may affect Microsoft is the impending ability for users to run Android apps on Chrome OS. Considering there are over a million Android apps available that is a huge windfall for a cloud OS like Chrome, which up until now didn't have any apps.

We have talked about convergence before in computing and Google is approaching it from the other end when compared to Microsoft. So, does Microsoft now have something to be worried about? Yes, the do.

Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...