Posts tagged “PC industry”
An internal IBM video leaked to news website MacRumors contains footage of Big Blue's Chief Information Officer Jeff Smith saying that the tech giant could buy up to 200,000 Macs annually for employees. What do they use now? Lenovo ThinkPads.
Google Glass made quite a splash a year ago in the triangle with its first public demonstrations - and lots of media, including demos during WRAL TV's newscasts. Then Google pulled the wearable computers. Now they are coming back.
Analysis: IBM's acquisition of Y Combinator-backed startup Compose should deliver multiple benefits for IBM, driving its "cloud" strategy forward, conclude analysts Geoff Wollacott and Jilian Mirandi at Technology Business Research.
Analysis: Apple shares took a hit Tuesday after the company remained coy about smartwatch sales, but the iPhone remains a strong core. Analyst Daniel Callahan at Technology Business Research spells out why he believes Apple remains strong.
Analysis: Microsoft took a big write-down for smartphone assets in its latest earnings, but a host of other changes such as a organizational and thousands of layoffs shows that CEO Satya Nadella is firmly committed to new ambitions.
Amazon accused of antitrust violations; Firefox blocks Flash; Undercover Colors testing; BioDelivery Sciences VP named
In today's Bulldog Update of technology news: Amazon accused of antitrust violations; Firefox disables Flash; Undercover Colors testing drug detecting nail polish; BioDelivery Sciences names VP; Liquidia names COO.
Lenovo retains its top position astride International Data Corp. (IDC) second quarter PC shipment market share tracker, moving from 19.4 percent of the market a year ago to 20.3 percent. Lenovo CEO Gianfranco Lanci says the PC business is a powerful growth engine for the company.
Tech giant Intel shook up its management ranks in a big way Thursday, setting off pre-July 4 fireworks of speculation and reporting. Intel's CEO shared his thoughts with workers in a lengthy letter. The shakeup includes the firm's president - a 28-year Intel veteran - plus the head of Intel's venture unit and two high-profile execs leading efforts in mobile technology.
Hewlett-Packard is moving ahead with plans to split into two companies with CEO Meg Whitman to lead the new venture focused on enterprise software and services. The previous head of the HP hardware group, meanwhile, quit.
Lenovo earlier this week entered the "dongle" market with its PC-on-a-stick called the Ideacentre Stick 300. And it's the leader over Intel as well as Google and Asus, declares Technology Business Research analyst Ezra Gottheil.
Is "cloud computing" cheaper than running information technology applications on your own internal resources? It's often touted that way, but a new report from Information Services Group says "cloud" is not always cheaper. WTW Insiders can access the details.
Lenovo, the world's biggest PC manufacturer, is also a maker of among the smallest: On Tuesday, Lenovo unveiled its Ideacentre Stick 300, a device small enough to fit on a keychain but powerful enough to turn devices such as TVs into computers. The Stick also comes equipped with Windows software.
Analysis: Oracle, which has a major outpost in the Triangle following its acquisition of Tekelec in 2013, is transitioning to the "cloud." But the tech giant must find ways to support declining software license revenue, says Technology Business Research.
In light of the recent massacre in Charleston, a company in the U.S. would be well advised to stay away from a "Killer" campaign. But Lenovo is hyping what appears to be a new smartphone "Killer" in India and is offering a contest in which smartphone users can "bury" their old devices. Smart? Distasteful?
Analysis: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced a host of executive and organizational changes on Wednesday, and Technology Business Research analyst Ezra Gottheil believes he knows why all the changes were made.
Analysis: Lenovo's most recent quarterly earnings report shows that internal, or organic, growth is slowing. That means the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer is going to have to rely on other business units to maintain momentum, says Technology Business Research analyst Daniel Callahan.
Cisco and IBM are deepening their commitments to the "cloud" - especially in the open source collaborative world of OpenStack where Red Hat is a big player - with acquisitions announced Wednesday. Here's what insiders had to say about the deals.
Analysis: Despite the lack of clear Internet of Things (IoT) standards, Dell has formed an IoT division, designed to work closely with customers to create IoT solutions. Dell will work to meet customers' needs with its ability to integrate endpoint devices, data center technologies, and management, security, and analysis software and services, while providing some of its own, unique Dell-designed IoT building blocks.