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Posts tagged “PC industry”

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Premium Lock Want a job in the 'Next Evolution'? Try analytics

Help wanted sign        With robots, more automation and the rise of cognitive computing being predicted to erase hundreds of thousands of jobs in North Carolina over the next generation, a new report predicts growing job demand in one area: Analytics. Companies need hundreds of thousands of data scientists and data managers as they broaden use of analytics across the enterprise. At Cisco, the search is on for internal talent.

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Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Finding ways to overcome PC market woes is a priority

Lenovo's gaming-geared laptop  Analysis: Lenovo's latest earnings report highlights the challenges the world's No. 1 PC maker faces as inorganic growth disappears. So says Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta.

Updated February 6

At Super Bowl, Lenovo will power NFL's tech lineup

Lenovo won't be running a multi-million-dollar ad Sunday night, but the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is the NFL's "official computer provider" and thus will be a major technology player in Super Bowl 50's delivery. For example, if a player is injured a Lenovo Workstation will be used to help analyze what happened. And there's much more as the NFL notes in a case study.

Updated February 4

SAS drives revenue to 40th straight record: $3.16B

Driven by increased sales globally, a surge in new customers and a near 10 percent increase in R&D spending to develop new products, Cary-based SAS set a record for revenue in 2015 at $3.16 billion. Revenues grew 2.3 percent despite a strong U.S. dollar as the privately held firm also stretched its streak of never losing money. The good news means SAS is adding jobs.

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Updated February 3

Big drop in revenue triggers 11% plunge in Lenovo shares

Lenovo is doing well in India Lenovo, which is fighting a global downward trend in PC sales and has seen its smartphone sales fall sharply, is taking a beating in the stock market today after reporting an 8 percent drop in revenues for 2015's year-ending quarter. Layoffs and cost-cutting helped improve profits, however, the company notes.

February 3

Premium Lock Inside Lenovo: Enterprise Group, cost discipline keys to weathering challenges

Earnings    Analysis: Lenovo disclosed revenues today that fell below analysts' expectations, triggering an 11 percent drop in its stock. But the company did report a bigger-than-expected profit, something the world's No. 1 PC seller attributed largely to cost cuts. So what's happening to Lenovo? Our Insiders get an in-depth analysis.

February 1

Premium Lock Report: Tablet sales plunge but 'detachables' offer hope

Tablet sales plunged more than 10 percent in 2015, including a 14 percent drop in the fourth quarter. But sales of "detachables" - on which Lenovo is betting heavily - are a bright spot, according to research firm IDC.

The latest Yoga from Lenovo The latest Yoga from Lenovo

Updated February 1

Premium Lock Microsoft's transformation: Windows under a cloud (Plus: A graphical look at its financials)

Microsoft  Analysis: Microsoft is a study in contrasts as cloud, search and Surface segments soar past its legacy Windows business, writes Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta after reviewing the tech giant's latest earnings. Insiders also get a graphical look at Microsoft's stock.

Updated January 29

Premium Lock Inside EMC: Earnings show its transformation but change must come faster

EMC  Analysis: EMC, which has a major presence in the Triangle and is planning 1,400 layoffs, shows in its latest earnings report that it is making multiple changes. But the company, which has announced plans to be acquired by Dell, must move faster, writes analyst Krista Macomber of Technology Business Research.

January 28

Premium Lock So why did Informatica hire former SAS exec Jim Davis?

Informatica So why did big data giant Informatica lure away Jim Davis to become its chief marketing officer after Davis spent years as CMO at SAS, another big data rival? Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy had his reasons. What were they?

Updated January 27

Inside Apple: Revenues could fall but CEO touts 'biggest quarter;' interactive graphic tracks details

​Apple is bracing for its first sales decline in 13 years, despite selling a record 74.8 million iPhones in the final three months of 2015, in what may prove to be a turning point for the world's most valuable company. What did the CEO and CFO have to say? Plus: An interactive graphic provides additional details.

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Updated January 27

Amid possibilites, legal questions punctuate drone forum

WRAL TechWire drone event A drone forum on Tuesday night in Durham highlighted the possibilities of a technology that's still in its infancy but was punctuated by a disagreement about the legality of commercial drone flight.

January 27

Premium Lock Facing Wall Street headwinds, VMware making layoffs but outlook positive

VMware Analysis: Wariness about how the forthcoming Dell-EMC merger will affect VMware and news in Tuesday's earnings call that the storage technology company is cutting hundreds of jobs are short-term headwinds, writes analyst Andrew Smith of Technology Business Research. Why? In an in-depth analysis, Smith explains why TBR believes VMware is "on the right track."

January 26

Premium Lock Lenovo broadens data partnership with SAP

SAP Lenovo and SAP are expanding an existing partnership to provide more data center solutions. While initially focusing these new efforts on China, the companies say they plan a "global go-to-market" effort. "Joint differentiated solutions" will be showcased in the Triangle and other locations.

Updated January 26

Sprint cutting jobs; Lenovo security bug; GSK investor pressure; Arista counter-sues Cisco

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: Sprint is cutting jobs and closing six call centers; another security problem for Lenovo; investor pressure mounts for change at GSK; and Arista counter-sues Cisco.

Updated January 22

Lenovo bets big on 'detachables' as new PC trend

Lenovo remains the world's No. 1 PC seller but as overall sales decline across most of the industry the company is looking for ways to regain positive momentum. And a new wave of 'detachables" - machines that can transform into different devices - is the bet, a Lenovo exec tells Business Insider.

The latest Yoga from Lenovo The latest Yoga from Lenovo

January 21

Citrix names veteran Microsoft exec as its new CEO

Citrix Systems Citrix, which has been searching for a permanent replacement as CEO to replace NCSU graduate Mark Templeton since last fall, on Thursday named Kirill Tatarinov to the job. Tatarinov is a 13-year Microsoft veteran.

January 20

Premium Lock Lenovo's general counsel steps down; Motorola exec takes over

Scott Offer Lenovo, the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer and a leader in smartphone and sever sales, has a new general counsel.

January 15

Premium Lock Inside Intel: Chip drives into 2016 with strategic shifts in full gear

Intel Analysis: Intel ends a revenue decline of two straight quarters and slows a drop in operating income with a 2015-ending quarter that shows some investments are paying off, writes Technology Business research Krista Macomber. What bets are delivering? WTW Insiders find out.

January 13

Premium Lock Informatica completes management reshuffle, formally announces ex-SAS exec as CMO

Big data firm Informatica, which has a growing footprint in the Triangle, has completed its management shakeup after going private last summer. Former SAS Chief Marketing Officer Jim Davis is part of the big four in changes that include a permanent title for the CEO, a new board chair and a new chief financial officer.

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