ZDNet reports that the EU is pushing for computers to be sold sans an operating system in order to “foster competition”.

You read it here – computers should not need an OS at all. Seeing a huge proportion (and growing) of what we do with a computer is web based – let’s just ditch OS’s and instead use Augmented Web Browsers to fulfil both functions.

Its a big big project for sure but one that a big player is capable of (anyone got Eric Schmidts DDI? – I might give him a call……)

Ben Kepes

Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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