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Re: MS May Be Seeking Protection From Linux With Dell Loan
quote:He also noted that the sky was blue. Duh.
While Microsoft's loan isn't a major part of the deal, it is large enough to ensure Dell's commitment to Microsoft's products and keep its struggling PC business alive, said Charles King, principal analyst at Pund-IT.
quote:That seems really naive. Here's two billion dollars - you go do whatever you want. Yeah.
"I hope for both Dell's and Microsoft's case that the investment was made without strings attached," King said.
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