Rise of the netbook

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Psion trademarked the word "netBook" in Europe and the United States and in 1999 released what it called "the world's first fully Java-compliant mobile computer." Psion kept chugging along in 2003 with the netBook Pro, but the line has since been discontinued. The Psion netbook's failure hasn't stopped the company from trying to assert trademark privileges over use of the word.

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Rise of the netbook

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