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Nov 27, 2012 (Menafn - AME Info - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --GOOGLE PREPARING FOR BRANDED TOUCH CHROMEBOOK: REPORT: A Chinese language daily has said Google Inc. is preparing to launch a 12.85" Chrome OS touch-based notebook with electronic stylus that will be sold under its own brand, Information Week has reported. Taiwan-based Commercial Times said that Google awarded a touchscreen contract to electronics maker Wintek, while Compal Electronics will be responsible for assembling a Google-branded notebook using the touchscreens. The report indicates that Compal will begin shipping the devices by the end of the year, continuing through the first quarter of 2013. The initial run is said to be 20 million units.
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