MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) – Google’s Android operating system, which is used to run smartphones and other mobile devices, will soon operate personal computers, according to a published report.

The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the Mountain View-based tech giant will merge its Chrome OS, which is used in Chromebook laptops, with Android.

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Sources familiar with the matter said the single operating system will be unveiled in 2017.

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With the merge, PC users would gain access to the Google Play store.

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Android has been incredibly successful for Google, powering more than one billion smartphones, along with tablets, smartwatches and car infotainment systems. Meanwhile, Chrome OS is used in less than 3 percent of PC’s, the Journal reported.