Tech Bytes: Chromebook sales rise amid virtual learning

Created: October 26, 2020 10:02 AM

The justice department's antitrust lawsuit against Google is reportedly targetting a deal the company has struck with Apple. The New York Times reports Google pays Apple up to $12 billion a year to remain the default search engine on Apple products. Prosecutors argue that deal hurts competition.

Remote schooling is helping Chromebook make big strides in the computer market. Shipments are up 90% from last year. In addition to being less expensive than Windows consoles or Apple Macbooks, Chromebooks also run Google classrooms which is used by teachers and students.

If you're craving McDonald's ice cream a German software maker has made a website called McBroken which uses a bot to check the status of every McDonald's ice cream maker in the US. He started this project after he tried and failed to order a McSundae.

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