Pc Makers Aren't Complaining, But...

Jacques Clay doesn't want to sound greedy. After all, the general manager of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s personal-computer operation saw first-quarter PC sales jump 60%. But because of shortages of everything from memory chips to monitors, HP couldn't satisfy all the demand. "We could have been doing better," laments Clay. "The component shortage is clearly hurting us."

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