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In a bullying move to blatantly rip market share from under Michael Dell's nose, Sony is offering a $500 trade-in bonus on [working] Dell notebooks as well as paying solution providers additional spin-offs. The offer obviously helps anyone who can't afford Sony's pricey Vaio laptops, which start at over $1000. But you better act fast, this is only good for the first quarter of this year!

Sony Offers $500 Trade-In Bonus On Dell Computers [Information Week]