Google offers a government deal for Chromebook

At its I/O developers conference in San Francisco, Google announced the Chromebook, a lightweight netbook that leverages the Chrome operating system, Computerworld reports.

Chromebooks boast an 8-second boot, long battery life, built-in security and cloud-based storage and management. Additionally they automatically connect to available wi-fi hotspots.

Chromebooks will be available for around $400 June 15 for consumers, but Google will also offer subscriptions to business and government users for $28 per user per month.

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