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Windows 7: Microsoft combats Chromebooks by cutting Windows licensing fees by 70

23 Feb 2014   #1

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Microsoft combats Chromebooks by cutting Windows licensing fees by 70

Microsoft is reportedly cutting Windows 8.1 license costs by 70 percent for PC makers. Bloomberg News reports that the cuts are targeted at devices that retail for less than $250, in a move designed to combat rival low-cost tablets and Chromebooks. PC makers are usually charged $50 for a license of Windows 8.1, but Bloomberg News reports that manufacturers will be offered a license for just $15 on their low-cost devices.

Read more : Microsoft combats Chromebooks by cutting Windows licensing fees by 70 percent | The Verge


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23 Feb 2014   #2

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Yea I liked the "don't get scroogled" campaign too
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23 Feb 2014   #3

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Those were some good ads!
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23 Feb 2014   #4

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Yea I liked the "don't get scroogled" campaign too
Yeah there is not much of a difference.
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23 Feb 2014   #5
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MS is now scraping the bottom of the barrel.
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23 Feb 2014   #6

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
MS is now scraping the bottom of the barrel.
That's MS thinking it's the "Price" that's the problem
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01 Mar 2014   #7

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Microsoft is scrapping the bottom of the barrel because that is where Windows 8 is located.
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