Daily Archives: July 13, 2009

The FT’s Editorial Page considers the importance of a good user interface, as the rivalry between Google and Microsoft continues to evolve.

Were another start-up to launch another operating system based on Linux, Silicon Valley would barely bother to yawn. Google’s announcement of Chrome OS has had different treatment for many reasons – its scale, its success, its brand and its engineers – but the company has another quality that makes it credible, one it shares with other top technology outfits: a mastery of the user interface.

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