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Posts tagged “PC industry”

Updated 5:30 p.m. Thursday

Red Hat sizzles: Stock soars to 2nd highest all-time price

Red Hat      Shares in Red Hat haven't been this hot since the go-go days of the "dot com" boom when the company went public and its shares soared to $105. On Thursday, shares soared 11 percent to a new 52-week high of $76.70 after a strong earnings report on Wednesday. And Wall Street analysts are impressed.

Updated 7:52 a.m. Thursday

Red Hat continues earnings run, to buy back $500M in shares

Jim Whitehurst Red Hat again exceeded Wall Street expectations, reporting fourth-quarter 2014 earnings of $48 million, or 26 cents a share, compared with $45 million, or 24 cents a share in the year ago quarter. The Hatters also announced a $500 million stock buyback program.

7:38 a.m. Thursday

Premium Lock Inside Red Hat earnings: New products add power, revenue to arsenal

Red Hat's latest earnings report on Wednesday demonstrates the broadening reach of the Hatters' open-source based wealth of products with new offerings helping boost revenue for the 52nd consecutive quarter. Technology Business Research Analyst Andrew Smith provides an in-depth analysis.

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

Updated March 19

Lenovo names former Acer CEO as president in corporate realignment

Lenovo, the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer, is making changes in its management structure following the recent closing of deals for IBM's x86 business and Google Motorola. Under the new structure, Lenovo has a president - industry veteran Gianfranco Lanci - who reports directly to chair and CEO Yang Yuanqing. The move affects Lenovo's two top executives in the Triangle: Gerry Smith and Jay Parker.

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March 19

Premium Lock So what do Lenovo executive changes mean to Triangle? To company?

Lenovo's Jay Parker In an exclusive interview, Lenovo's head of North America operations talks about the impact of the tech giant's many management changes announced on Thursday mean to the company, the Triangle and the top two Lenovo execs in the Triangle.

Updated March 17

Blackberry-IBM-Samsung secure tablet; Cablevision-HBO Now; GSK Ebola update; Facebook's buy; Lyft lawsuit

Bulldog In today's wrapup of technology and life science news: BlackBerry joins with IBM and Samsung to develop a secure tablet; GSK's Ebola vaccine advances; Cablevision hooks up with HBO Now; Facebook's latest buy; and did Lyft cheat drivers?

Updated March 4

Premium Lock Report shows x86 deal paying big dividends for Lenovo

Lenovo's server sales - bolster immensely by the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business - top $1.1 billion in the fourth quarter. a jump of 743 percent. Hardware shipments surge 250 percent. Both are far higher than over industry data, which also shows a big gain for Cisco.

 IBM touts its "X" server lineup  IBM touts its "X" server lineup

Updated March 3

Connecticut launches formal investigation of Lenovo adware

One of Lenovo's flexible Yoga tablets Lenovo has issued apologies, is offering free security software monitoring, and says it will produce bloatware-free PCs in the future. But if the world's top PC maker thought the Superfish debacle was over, it's not. The lawyers and attorney generals are coming.

Updated February 27

Lenovo vows 'cyber attack' investigation but won't discuss all damage hackers did

Lenovo's website is fully accessible after being knocked offline for several hours Wednesday following a hack attack. Lenovo vows to tighten security and to find out what happened but won't discuss what all hackers - allegedly from Lizard Squad - did.

Lizard Squad Lizard Squad

Updated February 27

Lenovo offers free security service after adware debacle

Lenovo banner at a trade show     Wracked by the "Superfish" adware debacle last week, ensuing criticism worldwide and then hacked earlier this week, Lenovo on Friday issued a public "promise" to deliver "a cleaner, safer PC." Plus, it is offering free service to a McAfee security service.

Updated February 26

Premium Lock Google releases work tools designed for Android phones

Android Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing.

Updated February 26

Premium Lock Lenovo website hacked; group known as Lizard Squad claims responsibility

A group of hackers called Lizard Squad is claiming responsibility for a hack of Lenovo's website on Wednesday evening. A check of Lenovo's site early Thursday found that it is back online. The hackers said they attacked Lenovo in response to the raging Superfish adware controversy.

Hackers Lizard Squad claims attack on Lenovo Hackers Lizard Squad claims attack on Lenovo

Updated February 24

Premium Lock Lenovo apologizes for adware; feds repeat security risk warning

Lenovo's chief technology officer issues a formal apology to customers about the Superfish adware - many call it malware and a security risk - in an attempt to quell a storm of global criticism. The world's No. 1 PC maker concedes that it was unaware of a security flaw until informed by others.

Peter Hortensius Peter Hortensius

Updated February 24

Premium Lock Citing security, feds warn Lenovo laptop buyers to ditch adware

Hackers   How serious is the security threat posed by adware installed on Lenovo laptops? Bad enough that the Department of Homeland Security early Tuesday called it "spyware" and issued another threat warning to consumers who have recently bought Lenovo machines to uninstall it.

February 23

Premium Lock Superfish: We're not to blame for security problem in Lenovo laptops

Superfish logo ‚ÄčA little-known Silicon Valley startup caught in a firestorm of criticism last week for making software that exposed Lenovo laptop users to hackers bent on stealing personal information is defending itself.

Updated February 20

Premium Lock Is Superfish adware on your Lenovo laptop? Here's how to remove it

Lenovo publishes a guide on how to check for, find and remove the adware Superfish from more than 40 models of laptops that were shipped and sold between September of last year through January. Other sites also are offering information for removing the software that Lenovo pre-installed and some are calling a security risk as well as malware.

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Updated February 19

Premium Lock Lenovo: We're no longer installing adware in reaction to complaints

Lenovo               Lenovo says it has stopped installing "Superfish" adware on consumer notebooks. The company also says it has found no signs of a possible security loophole in the adware, which some have labeled "malware." Lenovo reacted to a worldwide flurry of news reports Thursday, many of which criticized the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer.

Updated February 19

Premium Lock Lenovo says adware "helps users;" customers aren't buying it

In an online forum, Lenovo recently defended the inclusion of Snapfish in "consumer systems" and said it has requested changes in the software that "addresses" concerns about security. But customers are still upset.

Lenovo Flex D laptop  Lenovo Flex D laptop

Updated February 19

Premium Lock Is Lenovo spying on you? PC giant under fire for secretly installed adware, security threat

Lenovo banner at a trade show     Lenovo, the world's No. 1 PC manufacturer, is taking a huge public relations hit today around the world after news surfaced that its PCs come pre-loaded with adware that some experts say pose a privacy and security threat.

Updated January 14

Premium Lock Lenovo mulls spinning off its new mobile device unit

Yang Yuanqing Facing a growing threat from China-based startup Xiaomi, which is valued at a whopping $45 billion, Lenovo's chairman and CEO says he is considering spinning off a new unit that is focused on selling mobile and Internet-connected devices.

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