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Google Chromebook business sales jump as Apple, Microsoft struggle
Google Chromebook business sales jump as Apple, Microsoft struggle

While Apple and Microsoft saw their share of laptops sold to businesses and other organizations in the U.S. decrease in 2013, Google dramatically increased its portion of sales. From January through November, Google sold 1.76 million Chromebook laptops in the U.S., up from 400,000 during the same period in 2012, according to a recent report by NPD Group. that tracked sales through commercial channels. That includes devices that were sold to businesses, government agencies, schools and other organizations. With that increase in sales, Google's Chromebooks accounted for 21% of laptops sold in the U.S. during that period, "up from negligible share in the prior year,"...

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