Verizon Launches Rewards Program
IRS: Lerner's Hard Drive Destroyed
Lenovo Still in Small Windows Tablets
Investor Wants EMC To Spin Off VMware
Schools Buy Million Chromebooks in Q2
Wireless carrier Verizon is launching a nationwide loyalty program, with a twist: To earn points for, subscribers must consent to have their movements tracked so the company can target ads.
Lois Lerner's computer hard drive was destroyed three years ago, the IRS says, after trained technicians tried and failed to retrieve controversial emails related to applications for tax-exempt status.
Device maker Lenovo has clarified a report that indicated it is getting out of the small Windows tablet business -- as in the ThinkPad 8 and the 8-inch Miix 2. But the firm said it is not exiting that market.
Activist investor Elliott Management is pressuring storage technology company EMC to spin off its VMware subsidiary to increase shareholder value, according to news reports.
There's more evidence that Chromebooks are growing into a major player in the enterprise, posing a possible risk to Microsoft Windows. Google sold more than a million Chromebooks to schools in Q2.