Google is launching a new operating system for the PC which it hopes will release Microsoft’s near monopoly of the market. Google already has been creating competitive software products with Google Docs that offer web-based alternatives to Microsoft’s Word and Exel but now they will launch Chrome Operating System that will go up against the Windows system.

The NY Times says that the system is initially aimed at the growing netbook market but that the software is fully capable of powering “fully fledged” PCs. Google seems to have eyed the boom in netbooks as an opportunity to make market change. The NY Times also reports:

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