According to IDC, China surpassed the U.S. as the world's largest PC market in Q2. Strong PC...

|By:, SA News Editor

According to IDC, China surpassed the U.S. as the world's largest PC market in Q2. Strong PC demand in emerging markets has buoyed Intel (INTC) and Microsoft (MSFT) this year, helping offset weakness in the U.S. and Europe. Though in Microsoft's case, widespread piracy limits the profitability of the Chinese market.