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Windows 8 to debut at Computex

‘VIRTUOUS CYCLE’:As prices fall, more people will want to buy ultra-thin laptops, which will reduce component prices, making them even cheaper and more popular

Staff writer, with CNA

Acer projected that Ultrabooks will account for between 12 and 20 percent of its notebook shipments by the end of this year, which would be lower than the 25 to 35 percent that the company forecast earlier, because of less promotion by the industry.

Computex Taipei, to be held from June 5 to June 9, is expected to attract more than 36,000 international buyers and generate US$28 billion in business, up from US$25 billion last year, the organizers estimated.

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