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Rumored US$199 price for Windows RT Surface expected to squeeze PC vendors out of the market
Monica Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
As Microsoft is reportedly considering selling its Windows RT-based Surface tablet PC at US$199, sources from notebook players are concerned that if the rumor is true, notebook brand vendors will be out of the game unless Microsoft only sells the Surface...
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