Anyone keeping up with computer news is completely aware of the rivalry between Microsoft and Google. But this battle entered a new phase just last week with the announcement of Google’s Chrome Operating System — a direct hit for Microsoft Windows number one profit draw. Google served its Chrome Web browser at Microsoft’s Internet Explorer along with its Android smart-phone operating system, which was meant to make a dent in Microsoft’s Windows Mobile. The return attack consisted of Microsoft aiming its new search technology, Bing, against Google’s core and essence — the Google search engine. This is all well and good, not to mention brings in a lot of press, but in the end, none of it is likely to make any real difference for either giant or, possibly more importantly, for customers.It's all posturing, bringing... --