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Google takes wraps off first Chrome PCs

The first laptops powered by Google Inc’s Chrome system will hit store shelves later than expected, as the Internet company works out bugs in a family of Web-centric computers intended to take on Microsoft Corp and Apple Inc . Get the full story »

Internet Explorer 9 launched

A screen shot of Microsoft's Internet Explorer 9.

Microsoft Corp. released the latest version of its Web browser, saying that it would work at faster speeds, deliver better graphics and be less obtrusive to users.

Internet Explorer 9, unlike previous versions and many competing browsers, pushes itself into the background.

“People go to the Web for site, not the browser,” said Dean Hachamovitch, general manager for IE, at a press event in San Francisco. “Today Web sites are boxed in, the box is the browser.” Get the full story »

Google to start TV service in U.S. this fall

Google will launch its new service to bring the Web to TV screens in the United States this autumn and worldwide next year, its chief executive said, as it extends its reach from the desktop to the living room. Get the full story »