The move adds credence to Android's new motto: "Be together. Not the same."
Chromebooks may not ship in the numbers that Windows PCs do, but the popularity of laptops running Chrome OS is growing fast.
The smaller, scrappier productivity company showed a similar product called Inbox Insights in August. In the wake of Google Inbox, the company says it will continue developing its competing solution.
Hardware makers will be able sell swappable modules
Starting with an invite-only beta, Inbox brings the intelligence of Google Now to your Google mail.
For Google, mapping the world's darkest corners means relying on some very odd Street View vehicles.
Google is on track to spend more money this year attempting to influence lawmakers than any other tech company.
Gmail for Android may soon be the only email app you'll need.
Chrome OS and Android are two separate and distinct operating systems, but the lines are beginning to blur, to the benefit of people who've gone all-in on Google.
The Nexus 6 is the right size, the right price, and the right move for the Android platform.