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PC

abbreviation for PRIVY COUNCIL, Privy Counsellor, police constable.
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Worldwide personal computer shipments climbed just 0.7% year over year during the same timeframe.
Toshiba recently also sold its memory chip arm to an American-Japanese-South Korean alliance, while its personal computer line faced tougher competition from China, even though it is credited with releasing the world's first-ever mass market laptop in 1985, the Nikkei Asian Review reported.
The company had been in talks with Toshiba and Vaio to merge their once high-flying personal computer businesses, but those negotiations failed to result in a deal.
"Build an Awesome PC: Easy Steps to Construct the Machine You Need" by computer expert Mike Riley is a 130 page instruction manual that will enable anyone to build their own personal computer while having fun and saving the expense of buying a new computer 'off the shelf.
6752.TO -0.28% in nearly 26,000 of Sony's newest Vaio personal computers could overheat and catch fire, the latest product glitch for the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant.
The search for a new path to the future, however, does not mean HP is forecasting lower desktop sales, Ziade said, despite predictions by tech research firms that mobile devices will overtake personal computers in sales by 2013.
Although they contribute minimally to the total mass of a personal computer, precious metals such as gold, silver and platinum can all be recovered.
The company said its new device combines the facilities of a media centre and personal computers to support high-definition (HD) video along with other features such as IPTV, digital music, camera and Internet radio streaming along with VoIP telephony.
MGM's computer service can be accessed by any retailer with an IBM personal computer and a modem.
Wozniak didn't set out to create the first personal computer, he tried to create the type of computer he wanted himself.
The Swedish ruggedised computers maker Personal Computer Quality Technology AB (PCQT) issued on Thursday (8 December) its report for the second quarter of the financial year 2005/2006, posting an operating result of SEK1.8m, as compared to SEK0.59m in the first quarter of the financial year.
The research firm IDC (headquartered in Framingham MA USA), which specializes in the ITC area, issued a news release in late September 2005 announcing the results of a recent study of the personal computer market in the region that spoke of "strong performance" in the second quarter 2005.

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