The Chromebook Tab 10. Photo: Acer

Google's Chrome OS, which has largely been focused on inexpensive laptops, has arrived on the first tablet — the $329 Chromebook Tab from Acer.

Why it matters: Apple is holding an education-themed event in Chicago on Tuesday, where it is likely to talk about how the latest iPad software and hardware make it the right device for schools. Chromebooks have already taken a big slice of the K-12 market, so having a tablet option could help its competitive case.

The Acer tablet comes with a stylus that doesn't need charging or pairing, and will be available for schools and businesses in North America starting next month. Like other recent Chrome OS devices, it can run many Android apps, in addition to the Chrome browser.

Go deeper: Google outlined its thinking in taking Chrome to tablets, as well as some of the software options, in a blog post.

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Biden and Trump point fingers over "buy American" proposals

Joe Biden at a campaign event in Wilmington, DE. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

President Trump and Joe Biden are going back and forth over the former vice president's "buy American" economic proposal, which Trump claims Biden "plagiarized" from him.

Why it matters: Biden is directly challenging Trump and his "America First" agenda with the release of his latest plan, focused on economic recovery and re-investing in American manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Amazon tells workers to delete TikTok from devices they use for work

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Amazon, citing security risks, told its employees Friday to uninstall social video app TikTok from any mobile devices they use to access their work email.

Why it matters: The move comes amid a broader backlash against TikTok, in part due to questions around possible ties to Beijing. TikTok is owned by Chinese tech firm ByteDance.

Delta CEO: Trump administration should issue mask mandate for air travel

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Delta CEO Ed Bastian on Friday told CNN that he believes the Trump administration should move to require the use of face masks during air travel amid a surge in coronavirus cases.

The big picture: Delta already requires passengers to wear masks during its flights, but Bastian says it can be difficult to enforce that directive if passengers refuse — and he's not sure if other airlines would be on board.