Matt Says Goodbye – leaves Chrome OS “in good shape”
As often seems the case these days, another engineer has left Google for Facebook. Matt Papakipos was the head engineer for Google’s Chrome OS Project. He had been working with Google since 2007 when his start-up (Peakstreem) was bought by the Internet giant.
Even so it’s not all bad news for Chrome OS; it would seem that a brain drain, especially involving such a high profile individual would derail or hamper it’s progress. After-all Chrome OS hasn’t even been released yet. Well, in a recent tweet, Matt went on to dispel any such fears. In actual fact he hinted that Google’s upcoming operating system is more or less complete;
Now that Chrome OS & WebGL are in good shape, it’s time for something new. I’m going to work @ Facebook! Love the product and team. Woot!
According to official reports by Google, we should all be expecting Chrome OS to be complete by the end of September this year. Thereafter, Chrome OS powered devices should be selling on the high street.
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