Hewlett-Packard Co. on Oct. 29 unveiled a new mini-notebook in a move to gain ground in the fastest-growing PC category, which until now has been dominated by its smaller rivals, Reuters reports. Netbooks--ultra-portable, inexpensive laptops designed for web browsing and light tasks--have taken the PC market by storm this year, with smaller computer firms such as Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc. leading the charge. HP's sleek new Mini 1000, costing about $400, is significantly different from the company's first netbook release, launched last spring. It uses Intel Corp.'s Atom processor and is also substantially less expensive, signaling that the...

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