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August 11, 2014
by sjvn01
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Six Clicks: The best Chromebooks for school

Chromebooks have proven to be wildly popular in schools. More than a million Chromebooks were sold to schools this spring alone. For schools, Chromebook math is easy. In Google’s Chromebooks for Education program, each device can cost as little as … Continue reading

March 18, 2014
by sjvn01
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Chrome OS security holes found, patched

Linux is very secure. Google’s Linux-based Chrome OS, with its auto-updating and security sandboxing, is even more secure. But, neither is perfect. At Google’s own Pwnium hacking contest and HP Zero Day Initiative’s (ZDI) annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, three new … Continue reading