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The Channel Insider: New Microsoft POS Version Takes On Linux

Mar 09, 2006, 20:00 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Analysts are giving Microsoft credit for doing better than expected in the retail POS (point of sale) space as it announces March 8 a new version that adds native support for several common peripherals.

"The significance of the new support for the devices--including coin dispenser, keylock, MICR (magnetic ink character recognition), POS power, scale, signature capture and tone indicator--is found in the strong market-share held by rival Linux..."

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