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Microsoft: Windows 8 selling well despite PC slump

Microsoft says the latest version of its Windows operating system is off to a great start. Yet it remains unclear whether the revamped software will win over enough people to revive the slumping personal computer market.

Nov 28, 2012
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Poll: Scant demand for Microsoft's Windows 8

(AP)—Microsoft bills Windows 8 as a "re-imagining" of the personal computer market's dominant operating system, but the company still has a lot of work to do before the makeover captures the imagination of most consumers, ...

Oct 29, 2012
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Microsoft woos mobile users, aims at Apple

Microsoft kicked off sales of its revamped Windows 8 system and Surface tablet Friday amid mixed reviews as the tech giant ramped up efforts to compete in a market shifting rapidly from PCs to mobile devices.

Oct 26, 2012
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Samsung sees 10 percent growth in PC sales

(AP)—Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it expects 10 percent growth in PC sales by volume this year as it bets on new PCs that are hybrids of laptops and tablets to lift sluggish PC demand.

Oct 24, 2012
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