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Chromebooks Pick Up Steam with CDW Deal

Chromebooks quietly are making some noticeable inroads, with Hewlett-Packard (NYSE: HPQ) recently joining Acer, Samsung and Lenovo as leading PC makers with a toe or two in on Google’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) Chrome OS-based cloud notebooks. Acer president Jim Wong even recently said that about 10 percent of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s U.S. notebook shipments since November were Chromebooks???a performance he believes is repeatable and can be extended to other markets.