Nokia to enter PC industry with first netbook


The world's top cell-phone maker, Nokia, says it will start to make laptops, entering a fiercely competitive, but fast-growing market, Reuters reports. Its first netbook, the Nokia Booklet 3G, will use Microsoft's Windows software and Intel's Atom processor, offering up to 12 hours of battery life and weighing 1.25 kilograms. Netbooks are low-cost laptops optimized for surfing the internet and performing other basic applications. Research firm IDC expects netbook shipments

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