"Microsoft Corp. won't cut the price on its Windows operating
system to compete with a $199 personal computer that runs rival
operating software, the No. 1 software company's CEO said on
"Walmart.com, the online shopping site of the nation's largest
retailer Wal-Mart Inc., has been selling a $199 personal
computer--monitor and modem not included--that runs the Lindows
"'Somebody is subsidizing that hardware. Somebody's
losing--people know what power supplies and processors cost,'
Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer said at a Gartner
technology conference here..."
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