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Posts tagged “PC industry”

3:28 p.m. yesterday

#WTWTrends for Monday: CellBreaker, IBM, Lenovo, Durham Innovation District trending in the Triangle

Trending in the Triangle Trending in the Triangle: Get the pulse of technology in the Triangle with the best in local technology, venture, biotech, and life science news on Monday as curated by @WRALTechWire.

Updated 1:44 p.m. yesterday

Lenovo exec: 'FUD spread by our competitors is over'

Gerry Smith, who runs the Americas Group for Lenovo and will oversee the merged IBM-Lenovo System X business unit when the deal closes Wednesday, threw down a proverbial gauntlet to competitors on Monday. "The FUD spread by our competitors is over," he declares. Lenovo defied critics in buying IBM's PC business in 2005 and will do so again in servers, he promises.

Gerry Smith Gerry Smith

Updated 1:43 p.m. yesterday

Lenovo's Yang: 'We will win' global server market

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing spells out an aggressive strategy to make the company No. 1 in the global server market once the $2.1 billion deal for IBM's x86 business closes on Wednesday. Yang aims for $5 billion in revenue and profitability in one year for the newly branded "Systems X" business.

Lenovo's System X branding Lenovo's System X branding

Updated 1:42 p.m. yesterday

Lenovo commits to hiring IBMers in x86 deal but no guarantees

Lenovo Chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing says the $2.1 billion acquisition of IBM's x86 server business will close on Wednesday. The deal means some 2,000 IBMers in the Triangle will become Lenovo employees. Lenovo reiterated its pledge to hire all Big Blue workers in the x86 business but also said a search for "efficiencies" would begin once the merger has closed and the Lenovo-IBM server businesses are combined.

IBM's x86 server business operates globally IBM's x86 server business operates globally

September 26

Dealing with the 'Bash Bug:' What is it? What should you do?

Security threat Internet security experts are warning that a new programming flaw known as the "Bash Bug" may pose a serious threat to computers and other devices such as home Internet routers. Even the systems used to run factory floors and power plants could be affected. So, is it time to panic? Here are some common questions and answers about the latest security scare.

September 26

Black eye? Apple's response to iPhone glitches is key

Tim Cook introduces iOS 8 "There's a certain perception that Apple has to get things right, and when they don't, the whole company gets questioned," says Carolina Milanesi, chief of research at Kantar Worldpanel. "But they came out and said 'We apologize; we're working 24/7 to fix it.' I think that's what matters."

Updated September 25

Red Hat reports bug that could devastate 'Internet of Things'

Writing code   Remember the "Heartbleed" security scare earlier this year? Well, just in time for Halloween, an even bigger nightmare has surfaced - and it threatens the "Internet of Things" from cameras to networks, a security expert warns. Red Hat disclosed the "bash bug" on Wednesday.

September 25

Premium Lock Lenovo System X: Execs outline aggressive post-closing Lenovo x86 strategy

With reports circulating that Lenovo and IBM could close that $2.3 billion x86 server deal as soon as next month, executives of the two companies on Thursday outlined post-closing strategy at an industry forum.

Adalio Sanchez Adalio Sanchez

Updated September 23

Premium Lock What's up at EMC? A Cisco-EMC marriage with VMware as wedding gift?

Wall Street analysts and journalists are having a field day with reports that EMC is looking for a merger partner. One analyst says a Cisco-EMC marriage makes sense with VMware as a wedding gift. EMC owns 80 percent of Vmware. Meanwhile, Forbes says an EMC-HP deal "would have been a disaster."


Updated September 22

IBM opens 'cloud computing' data center in RTP

IBM is opening a huge data center at its RTP campus. According to an announcement made by Big Blue just after midnight, the so-called "cloud resiliency center" will cover some 72,000 square feet.

September 22

Report: EMC, which has major Triangle presence, mulls merger

EMC  EMC, one of the largest manufacturers of data storage products which has a major presence in the Triangle area, is mulling merger and other options, according to The Wall Street Journal. A UK tech news site says a merger with HP with Meg Whitman leading the combined company is a possibility.

September 19

Premium Lock What next for Oracle as Larry Ellison leaves CEO chair?

Analysts at Technology Business Research believe Oracle CEO Larry Ellison's decision to retire from that post and the changes in other executive roles will lead the software giant to "rethink how it operates."

Larry Ellison Larry Ellison

Updated September 18

Tech outsourcing firm HCL adding 1,237 jobs in Cary

HCL Technologies will add some 1,237 jobs at its operations in Cary after signing an agreement with the state of North Carolina to includes nearly $20 million in tax incentives and grant money.

September 18

Cisco makes move in 'cloud' with deal for OpenStack firm

Cisco's campus on Kit Road in RTP includes 12 buildings Cisco, which recently announced a partnership with Red Hat to expand "cloud" computing efforts focused on OpenStack, is now acquiring a California firm that offers OpenStack cloud services.

Updated September 18

Red Hat to acquire Irish mobile tech app firm for $82M in cash

Red Hat is acquiring Ireland-based FeedHenry in a deal worth some $82 million in cash. Feed Henry focuses on mobile enterprise application development. The deal enables Red Hat to move into the wireless space for enterprise and cloud applications.

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September 18

Red Hat exec on $82M acquisition: 'It's time to go mobile'

Red Hat's $82 million acquisition of Ireland-based FeedHenry, which was announced early Thursday, enables the Hatters to accelerate its move into mobile computing, says Red Hat's Senior Vice President of Application Platform Business.

Craig Muzilla Craig Muzilla

September 15

Premium Lock Inside HP's latest acquisition: Deal a big boost to 'cloud' drive

HP The acquisition of Eucalyptus closes a gap in hybrid cloud and expands HP's reach against a $7 billion-and-growing hybrid cloud integration market, according to analysis by Technology Business Research.

September 12

Will Red Hat's ex-CTO come back to haunt Hatters in Google's 'cloud' play?

Tech news sites ZDnet and CRN say Brian Stevens, who quit as chief technology officer at Red Hat, will play a key role in his new job at Google in the Internet giant's "cloud computing" push. Red Hat is banking a good part of its future on the cloud, too.

Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed" Red Hat's open cloud solution vs. "closed"

Updated September 10

Apple's 'Watch' steals show: 'It's amazing what you can do from your wrist'

Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length away. "It is amazing what you can do from your wrist," CEO Tim Cook says.

A closeup of Apple's Watch A closeup of Apple's Watch

Updated September 9

'Fury' at discrimination drives 'Innovating Women' book by Vivek Wadhwa

Former Triangle entrepreneur Vivek Wadhwa, a U.S. citizen born in India, has fought for gender and cultural equality in the technology industry, over the past two decades. He takes his battle to a new level today with the release of a new book, "Innovating Women." And his second book is already receiving critical praise. A humbled Wadhwa is thankful for the support he is receiving, but his 'fury" over discrimination remains.

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