Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 11th Jul 2013 09:12 UTC
Google "Google's Chromebook was dismissed as a bare-bones laptop with limited appeal when it debuted two years ago. Now it's defying skeptics and gaining share as the rest of the personal-computer market shrinks. Chromebooks have in just the past eight months snagged 20 percent to 25 percent of the U.S. market for laptops that cost less than $300, according to NPD Group Inc. The devices, which have a full keyboard and get regular software updates from Google, are the fastest-growing part of the PC industry based on price, NPD said."
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RE[5]: Comment by smashIt
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 11th Jul 2013 15:05 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by smashIt"
Bill Shooter of Bul
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He works for an independent research company like gartner, forester or the others. Its their business to do the difficult research to figure things like this out, often without the companies direct help. I doubt that they would necessarily divulge their research methods. That doesn't necessarily mean that they are correct, but its more than a random guy's.

If the claim of growth in the market was vital to your companies livelyhood, I'd recommend finding a second source.

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