Doug Vining Dell joins cut-down laptop market

Dell is joining the burgeoning ranks of companies offering cut-down laptops, called netbooks, aimed at the developing world and general consumers.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7425099.stm
Posted: 30 May 2008 at 16:46

Doug Vining Dell launches Mini 9

Dell on Thursday became the latest company to enter the “netbook” market with the launch of a small, stripped-down laptop designed to appeal to customers looking for a low-cost, Internet-ready computer.

The world’s second-biggest personal computer maker said its new Inspiron Mini 9 was geared towards mobile consumers and first-time PC buyers looking for a highly portable machine capable of performing tasks like internet surfing, shopping, and online chat.
Posted: 5 September 2008 at 08:28

Doug Vining Netbooks are disruptive

Laptops are evolving—and forcing the rest of the computer industry to change
http://www.economist.com/businessfinance/displayStory.cfm?story_id=13832588&fsrc=nwlgafree
Posted: 17 June 2009 at 20:35
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