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Light and Cheap, Netbooks Are Poised to Reshape PC Industry
By ASHLEE VANCE and MATT RICHTEL
Published: April 1, 2009
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/02/technology/02netbooks.html


AT&T announced on Tuesday that customers in Atlanta could get a type  
of compact PC called a netbook for just $50 if they signed up for an  
Internet service plan  an offer the phone company may introduce  
elsewhere after a test period. This year, at least one wireless phone  
company in the United States will probably offer netbooks free with  
paid data plans, copying similar programs in Japan, according to  
industry experts.