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Prognosis '96 Computers


Industry Outlook -- High Technology: COMPUTERS

PROGNOSIS '96--COMPUTERS

Positives

-- As computers get cheaper, they will become even more central to the economy.

-- Electronic commerce is fueling demand for high-capacity Web servers.

Negatives

-- Standardized parts and designs will gnawat the profitability of midrange and large computers.

-- Personal-computer makers will feel more pressure from Intel's gradual entry into PC manufacturing.Return to top

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