Weekend tech reading: How to run Chrome OS as a virtual machine

By on November 22, 2009, 1:11 PM
How-to: run Chrome OS as a virtual machine Itching for some Chrome OS? Well, we all are, but you might be a bit disappointed at the fact that while Google has open-sourced its progress on the OS so far, the version that is currently available for download seems eons behind what Google showed off at its event yesterday. Still, if you just have to see it for yourself, the good news is that it's a total breeze to get a virtual machine running. Engadget

Fusion-io achieves one terabyte per second sustained bandwidth Fusion-io announced that it will deploy custom installations based on its ioMemory technology at two presently undisclosed government organizations. Each deployment consists of hundreds of terabytes of solid-state storage capacity and is capable of sustaining over one terabyte per second (1TB/s) of aggregate bandwidth with access latencies under 50 microseconds. Fusion-io

Bring: Google's OSes likely to converge Google's dual-pronged operating-system strategy will likely produce a single OS down the road, according to Google co-founder Sergey Brin. Many Google observers were puzzled when the company announced plans for Chrome OS in July, coming amid growing acceptance of the company's Android operating-system project as a smartphone and Netbook OS. CNET

Nvidia: We're still committed to gaming industry Nvidia has recently reiterated its strong commitment to the gaming industry, refuting the earlier rumors of "Nvidia is abandoning gaming market" for the HPC (high performance computing) market. The company’s spokesperson Bryan Del Rizzo told TG Daily that the rumors were "completely unfounded" and "ludicrous". EXPreview

NYT's Kristof: boycott Bing Microsoft's support for Referendum 71 won its Bing search engine a new fan in David Schmader of the Stranger, but the company's Internet search practices related to China have now lost Bing a user in Nicholas Kristof -- and the New York Times columnist is calling on his readers to follow suit with a boycott. TechFlash

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