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Skype for Web finally launches – and it's on ChromeOS, too

Microsoft is finally making Skype available on Chromebook and Linux, as well as on browsers everywhere. The long-anticipated Skype for Web is finally available in beta, even though many of the features are not yet live. For Chromebook and Linux users, for now, all Skype for Web offers are instant messaging features. But at least it's a start.

Device proliferation threatens to overwhelm IT pros, survey finds

To help IT pros cope with device proliferation, Dell is updating its KACE K1000 mobility management platform to enable enterprises to discover, configure, secure and manage computers and devices in multi-platform environments.

Toshiba's Chromebook 2 to offer 1080p IPS display option

Toshiba unveils its second-generation Chromebook--a slimmer, lighter device--including a model with a full HD IPS display.

News Scan: Europe to end mobile roaming charges; Most firms to add mobile apps to BYOD devices; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 3, including the European end to the roaming charge, the future of mobile apps on BYOD devices, Thailand's smartphone shipment surge despite political troubles, the rise of the Chromebook and how some publishers hope to use mobile audio ads.

Cisco, Google sign a deal to bring WebEx to Chromebooks

The low-cost, browser-based device can display web content, but can't run plug-ins like WebEx. That will change, as a result of a deal announced Tuesday.

Why ultra high-definition displays are 'just better'

Super high-definition displays are changing everything, says Mike Elgan of  Computerworld. He cited the arrival of such screens in all new iPhones and high-end Android smartphones, as well as laptops such as the Google Chromebook Pixel and Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display.

Google experiments with Chromebook kiosks

Businesses can now deploy Chromebooks for use at shared kiosks, thanks to a new Managed Public Sessions feature from Google.

Why your future laptop may just be a Chromebook

As I pored through its specifications and perused the video of the Chromebook Pixel, I couldn't help but wonder if the Chromebook may one day replace all laptops.

Google releases Chromebook Pixel with touch screen

Google has announced the release of the Chromebook Pixel, the priciest and most powerful Chromebook in the lineup yet.

HP ships 14-inch Chromebook

Amidst persistent rumors over the last month, Hewlett-Packard on Monday officially joined the ranks of computer makers such as Samsung, Acer and Lenovo in offering Chromebook laptops.