The rumour mill has it that Google will launch a Chrome netbook, cloud-based, computer before Christmas or early in the New Year. When you put this rumour alongside the others coming from the Googleplex you get an interesting picture
- Is Google going to buy a big package of movie rights? Is that why it has hired the former Netflix executive George Kynci?
- Google is possibly quite close to signing a deal with the major music labels for its cloud-based music-streaming service.
- For a couple of years, Google has been apparently on the brink of releasing a digital books service in collaboration with book publishers. Most recently Dan Clancy told us that Google Editions will be launching very soon ("