Posts tagged “PC industry”
A vast majority (77 percent) of small- to medium-sized businesses are utilizing some aspect of cloud computing. But 80 percent of these smaller businesses have "concerns" about cloud, especially security, according to a new report.
Sign in to your desktop or tablet with a fingerprint and then be able to make secure payments? Yes, says Lenovo, which is working with several industry partners, including PayPal and Intel, to bring biometric security sensors to its Yoga convertible devices as well as desktop PCs. The move comes as a new report finds the global embrace of biometric security is growing stronger.
The penguins are marching against Lenovo, and the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is trying to calm a controversy on the net among Linux users. The company insists it is not intentionally blocking Linux installations on some new PCs.
Analysis: Oracle World, its annual conference, is underway with the tech giant's recent moves into cloud and the acquisition of NetSuite boosting prospects for growth while software licensing declines, says Technology Business Research analyst Meaghan McGrath.
David Jones, the founder and longtime CEO of Peak 10 who directed the data center and services firm to a presence of 20 data centers in 13 markets, is moving into role as chairman. The privately held firm named a veteran data center exec as the new CEO on Monday.
Lenovo is pushing back the official launch of its highly touted augmented reality-equipped phone. according to several phone industry websites. Lenovo is counting on the large phone with a 6-inch screen as part of its efforts to reignite its struggling smartphone business.
Analysis: Despite a return to revenue growth, Lenovo's Data Center Group must be more agile in adaptation of go-to-market initiatives to secure future success, says Technology Business Research analyst Krista Macomber. Lenovo's Data Center Group is based in RTP.
Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Intel Corporation have developed a new way to significantly accelerate core-to-core communication. Their advance relies on hardware to coordinate efforts between cores for multiprocessor operations.
Analysis: HP Inc., which continues to fight with Lenovo and Dellin the race for No. 1 among global PC sellers, is finding success with a focus on premium machines, says Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta.