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Google Releases New Chrome OS Laptop

...To the lucky few in its 'pilot program'

(Newser) - Google is giving out free laptops—but good luck getting one. The search giant unveiled its new Chrome OS yesterday, but announced that the public wouldn’t be able to buy netbooks sporting it until the middle of next year, eWeek reports. But in the meantime, Google is running a... More »

Google Ditches Print Ad Biz

Recession bites into ad budgets

(Newser) - The recession is continuing to hit even mighty Google, which is shutting down its three-year foray into the print advertising business, Bloomberg reports. The operation sold space in 800 newspapers, but was hurt as budget-crunched companies slashed spending on print advertising. Google's decision will be another blow to beleaguered newspapers,... More »

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