[Reuters] Holiday sales of PCs slide for first time in five years: IDC

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[Reuters] Holiday sales of PCs slide for first time in five years: IDC - 01/10/13 07:05 PM

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Holiday season sales of personal computers fell for the first time in more than five years, according to tech industry tracker IDC, as Microsoft Corp's new Windows 8 operating system failed to excite buyers and many opted for tablet devices and powerful smartphones instead of PCs.