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The biggest computer company in the world has admitted that it is selling LCD monitors to its customers at below cost. The company issued a correction to a release it issued earlier today saying that it was keeping prices buoyant. IBM said it had a fresh 18in display at a breakthrough price. It also has 21in models available, at a price. The original statement gave mixed signals to the channel, with its T85A model priced at $2999. The T85D model was priced at $2849. The release IBM issued earlier today seemed to suggest the company was selling the LCDs and TFTs direct. The later release attempted to correct that. But the really strange thing is that the correction repeated the original mistake. Now what is IBM up to, we wonder? ® Click for more stories Click for story index

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