If Microsoft's $2 billion loan to Dell plays out the same way its Nokia deal has, other PC makers may have less to fear than they initially might expect.
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PC vendor chairman manages to walk a tightrope -- keeping LinuxWorld conventioneers happy without taking any potshots at good buddy Bill Gates.
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