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2014-02-20 12:31:33

Agreement provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio to manufacturer of cellular technologies REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Hop-on, Inc., signed a worldwide patent licensing agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for devices running the Android and Chrome OS, including smartphones and tablets. While the contents of the agreement are confidential, the parties indicate that Microsoft will receive...

2013-12-17 20:20:50

LG Chrome OS Computer Offers Full HD IPS Display, Intuitive User Experience ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics will unveil the first-ever LG Chromebase, an all-in-one computer powered by the Google Chrome operating system, at next month's 2014 International CES®. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110203/CG42292LOGO-d) The LG Chromebase (Model 22CV241) offers the highly efficient Chrome operating system for a fast, simple, secure and...

2013-02-27 08:35:43

Ericom® AccessToGo for Chrome - first free NaCl-based RDP client with multi-platform support for Google Chrome OS, Windows, Mac OS X and Linux devices running Chrome CLOSTER, N.J., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ericom Software, a global leader in application access and desktop virtualization solutions, today announced the release of AccessToGo for Chrome, the fastest RDP client for the Google Chrome platform. Available for free from the Google Chrome Web Store, AccessToGo...

Google Offers Pi In Chrome OS Hacking Contest
2013-01-29 12:18:03

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google is looking for someone to hack their Chrome OS, and are willing to pay big bucks if anyone is able to do so. According to a company blog post, Google will be hosting their third annual “Pwnium” hacking competition in Vancouver, B.C. in March. Here, hackers will be asked to locate and demonstrate any critical security vulnerabilities in their software. Armed with a Samsung Series 5 550 Chromebook, those...

2012-01-12 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for LG's tablets, mobile phones and other consumer devices running the Android or Chrome OS Platform. The contents of the agreement have not been disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) "We are pleased to have built upon our longstanding relationship with LG to reach a...

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2010-06-02 10:45:00

Google announced on Wednesday that it plans to release its Chrome operating system for free this fall. "We are working on bringing the device later this fall," said Google vice president of product management Sundar Pichai at CompuTex Taipei, Asia's biggest IT trade show. "It's something which we are very excited by ... We expect it to reach millions of users on day one," he said. The Chrome operating system is an open source software based on the Chrome browser, which is designed to work...

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2009-11-20 14:55:00

Google said on Thursday that new software for its Chrome operating system will start up a computer as fast as a television can be turned on, Reuters reported. Google's venture into operating systems will pit its Chrome OS directly against Microsoft Corp and Apple Inc. The Chrome OS resembles a Web browser more than it does a traditional computer operating system like Microsoft Windows. The look is expected to generate more revenue by driving users to the web, where they can see Google ads....

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2009-07-08 09:55:00

Google on Tuesday announced plans to release its own operating system as an extension of its Google Chrome Web browser. "It's our attempt to re-think what operating systems should be," Google said on its blog late Tuesday. The company said netbooks featuring the open source Google Chrome Operating System would be available to consumers during the second half of 2010. Google plans to release the open source code later this year. Chrome OS is being designed to be lightweight and fast. Google...