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Lenovo launches Chrome OS powered ThinkPad X131e for $429

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Google seems to be silently getting more and more manufacturers to build Chromebooks and latest company to join the Chrome OS arena is Lenovo. The Chinese manufacturer has released a Chrome OS powered version of its Windows 8 running ThinkPad X131e. Targeted to school students, this ThinkPad Chromebook comes with 11.6-inch 1366x768p display with anti-glare, unknown Intel processor, 3 USB …

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Samsung Series 3 Chromebox with Core i5, 4GB RAM official

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Samsung’s Series 3 Chromebox XE300M22-A02US, which recently popped up at various online stores, has now been confirmed by a listing at Samsung USA website.  This listing confirms the previously revealed specification of the Chrome OS powered box, but we will have to wait until an announcement to get an official price-tag. This Series 3 Chromebox is a big improvement over …

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Dell buyout talks move further with discussions around $13/$14 a share

Dell Precision Tower Workstation Family. Features T7600, T5600, T3600, and T1650 tower workstations.

Just 24 hours ago, we heard about Dell’s alleged plans to go private and now both WSJ and Reuters are reporting that talks are now in advanced stages with private equity firms lining up banks for financing. According to Reuters, private equity firm Silver Lake Partners is leading the discussions and has even brought Credit Suisse, Bank of America Merrill …

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Dell considering going private: Bloomberg, Reuters

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The PC maker Dell is considering potential buyouts from private equity firms, reports Bloomberg. According to the news agency, at least two people familiar with the matter have told it that Dell is in talks with TPG Capital and Silver Lake private equity firms, but these discussions are still preliminary and could fall apart. The report further adds that several …

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Worldwide PC shipments decline in Q4, 2012, a trend?

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Seems tablets are finally eating the PC pie. According to the latest preliminary report released by Gartner, the worldwide PC shipments totalled 90.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 4.9 percent decline year-on-year basis.  This fall further gives credibility to the notion that consumers are increasingly choosing tablets as their main computing device rather than opting for …

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