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Google Nabs Another OS Expert

Crank up that Google OS rumor mill again. More than a year after luring a key Windows architect, Google has snapped up Andrew Morton, a Linux guru sometimes referred to as Linus Torvalds' right-hand man.

Also, in the land of bored teens and bad rock bands, Google has plunked a chunk of money down on being the search and ad engine for MySpace, causing much consternation, no doubt, among Microsoft search types.

Posted by Lee Pender on 08/08/2006 at 1:19 PM


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