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Google Chromebook slows, hinting at flagging COVID PC boom

Trimmed component orders could signal 10 million fewer shipments than expected

Chromebook sales got a major boost last year from the switch to remote learning.   © AFP/Jiji

TAIPEI -- Makers of Google's Chromebooks have slashed orders for components in the first sign that the lockdown-era boom in personal computer sales may be coming to an end.

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