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Google has conquered American classrooms — now Microsoft is striking back with cheap PCs and a Minecraft upgrade (MSFT, GOOGL, GOOG)

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  • While Microsoft dominates the global market for classroom PCs, Google Chrome OS rules the roost in the United States.
  • Microsoft is teaming up with partners including Lenovo to bring a new line of cheap, sub-$300 PCs to market, to take on Google’s low-cost Chromebooks.
  • Microsoft says that a Windows PC is more capable than a Chromebook — Windows 10 lets you run software like Minecraft or the full version of Microsoft Office.
  • Minecraft is getting a new chemistry module for students.

Google has all but captured the market for American classrooms — analyst firm Futuresource estimates that in the read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com