How Europe Can Get With The Net

In the U.S., the personal computer fueled the New Economy's takeoff. But it looks like Europe's e-biz rocket will miss out on the PC's high octane. A year ago, computer makers predicted 20% annual PC growth on the Continent. Today, they are struggling with single-digit advances and the real possibility that computer penetration will plateau at a much lower level than in the U.S.

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