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Financially bruised Microsoft ends some Windows discounts

A day after announcing that quarterly earnings will fall short of estimates, Microsoft says it's ending volume discounts for consumer versions of Windows.

 

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A day after announcing that quarterly earnings will fall short of estimates, Microsoft says it's ending volume discounts for consumer versions of Windows.

"You can't have virtually every person participating in the PC market come out and warn and expect it not to hit Microsoft."

-- Dave Nadig, MetaMarkets.com portfolio manager

 


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