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Dell Jumps Into Internet PC Arena
Dell Computer Corp. has announced that it is taking orders for its new Webpc, Dell's first product from its Web Products Group, and its first foray into the

personal computer history  Jumps Into Internet PC Arena Event Summary 11/30/99 - Dell Computer Corp. announced the Webpc, which features an Intel Celeron 433 megahertz processor, a 15-inch monitor, a printer and one year of DellNet Internet service. Prices for the new computers start at $999. In a press release Tuesday, the company said the Webpc is the first product from its Web Products Group and is part of its strategy of embracing the Internet in every facet of its business. This marks Dell's entry into the market of

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Help Desk for the Health Care Industry

Help Desk is an application for assisting and managing calls for support from computer users. It also includes computer and software inventory tracking along with technical support knowledge bases.  

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