In developed economies like ours, it seems unthinkable that a business or school could possibly have trouble affording computers -- especially when people here routinely pay more for high-end jeans at the mall than they would for a cheap PC at the local chain retailer.
But in developing economies like India's, computers aren't yet ubiquitous. So it's probably fitting that a Microsoft
It might sound nutty to us, but that's exactly why Microsoft, IBM
On the Redmond front, ideas like this, along with ultra-cheap Windows and productivity software ($3 a pop), are among the many reasons Microsoft may yet find itself with a real audience outside the developed world.
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