Initial ChromeOS Netbooks will be tied to a Verizon Wireless Data plan
The Lovefest between Google (GOOG) and Verizon (VZ) continues. Live at YouTube event, Sundar Pichai, VP, Product Management at Google announced that Chrome Netbook owners would receive 100mb of free Verizon Internet access every month for two years. Additionally, plans would start at $9.99 with a no contract plan and will be managed on the desktop.
This is a very similar setup to MORESeth Weintraub - Dec 7, 2010 2:40 PM ET
The browser's adoption growth is exceeding all other browsers.
We're following Google Chrome event live at YouTube. Starting things off, Sundar Pichai, VP, Product Management at Google is giving us market share numbers. Google (GOOG) announced 70 million users at Google I/O in May. Today they are almost double that, at 120 million active users (which they say is conservative). That comes out to 300% growth since January of this year.
NetApplications has shown MORESeth Weintraub - Dec 7, 2010 1:41 PM ET
Companies and developers say it's the future. A look at why the HTML5 hype machine is in overdrive and whether it's warranted.
Given how tech giants like Apple, Google and even Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) have wholeheartedly embraced HTML5 and dubbed it the future of the web, it's no surprise the hype behind the quickly-emerging web specification has reached a fevered pitch. And the hubbub will get even louder now, with the just-launched MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Dec 3, 2010 12:57 PM ET
By Michal Lev-Ram
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - If Google's new Chrome Web browser succeeds, going online will be an all-Google experience.
"The Web has evolved pretty dramatically, but the underlying browser architecture is still very similar to the original Netscape browser," Sundar Pichai, Google's vice president of product management, said at a press conference Tuesday at the company's Silicon Valley headquarters.
Google (GOOG) says Chrome was designed to be "streamlined and simple." The MOREMichal Lev-Ram, writer - Sep 2, 2008 1:39 PM ET
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