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PC-Makers Mull Their Margins as the Low-Cost Laptop Arrives

FT.com writes:

"The growth of laptop sales in recent years that Intel, the world's biggest chipmaker, is predicting a crossover point for next year, when notebook sales will overtake those of desktop PCs. It expects the mass adoption of portable PCs in emerging markets and is introducing lower-power chips for smaller, cheaper machines. It is also producing its own $300 "Classmate PC", in concert with local manufacturers in the developing world, to be used in schools."

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