Netbooks and the Disruptive Dual-OS Future
"Emerging open source-based netbook operating systems could have surprisingly bright futures as secondary OSes--not primary ones--including Google’s," reports GigaOm. European startup Jolicloud--backed by a superstar management team--went into pre-beta testing with its Jolicloud OS this week. Based on Linux, it specifically aims to be a complementary OS, and is likely to find traction on Windows systems. Read about the other open source-based operating systems that could succeed by playing for accompaniment at GigaOm.