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Windows 8 Touch-Screen PC Discounts: Why?

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http://www.thevarguy.com – Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) yesterday started offering $100 discounts on Windows 8 touch-screen laptops and PCs. The promotion runs through March 9. Something doesn’t add up here. If Windows 8 is off to such a strong start then why would one of the world’s largest PC retailers need to discount relatively new PCs running the new operating system? Hmmm… In Microsoft’s defense, Windows SuperSite Blogger Paul Thurrott says the Best Buy offer is “aimed at offsetting what is arguably the major downside to such devices, which are more expensive than non-touch devices. But Windo (IT news)