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Google Announces 2,000 Schools Now Use Chromebooks, Up 100% In 3 Months 96

An anonymous reader writes "Google is fearlessly trudging on with its Chromebook push in the education market. The company announced on Friday that there are now 2,000 schools using Chromebooks for Education around the world. Just three months ago, there were 1,000 schools, showing an impressive adoption rate so far."
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Google Announces 2,000 Schools Now Use Chromebooks, Up 100% In 3 Months

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  • by pushing-robot ( 1037830 ) on Sunday February 03, 2013 @11:59AM (#42778365)

    They had been offering them to schools for 75% off at the end of last year, and there seems to be no minimum number of Chromebooks for them to count a school amongst their number, so any school that bought one as a bonus for the gym teacher could potentially be among the 2,000.

    Best of luck to Google, but I can't help but think if Apple or Dell or HP had offered a 75% discount they would have found a lot more than 1,000 buyers in three months.

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