Daily Archives: May 11, 2011

Richard Waters

It’s pretty clear where Google is aiming the first notebook computers running its Chrome operating system. Some 50,000 businesses asked to try out the devices after they were unveiled in December, it said on Wednesday.

When it comes to taking on Microsoft’s core business with corporate and government customers, Google has failed to make much of a dent with Apps. But maybe this time it will land a more direct hit. Read more

Tech news from around the web:

  • Social buying site Groupon has been pushing for an early initial public offering – as early as this week, according to AllThingsDigital. People close to the company told the blog that chief executive Andrew Mason and others had been pushing for a filing immediately, but had decided to wait until it had finalised which investment banks are to lead the listing. Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are said to be in line to co-lead the offering.

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