March 5, 2002
Will Microsoft cut off the clones?
Author: JT Smith
NewsFactor Network writes: "The idea sounds incredible, perhaps a little crazy: Why would Microsoft want to stop licensing its OS to hardware manufacturers and start selling its own brand of PCs? What evidence is there that this might happen? As it turns out, there are two pieces of evidence that support this idea. But it is what happens next that really opens up the can of worms."