Posts tagged “PC industry”

June 27

Premium Lock Tower of power: Lenovo unveils VR developer-ready desktop PC

Lenovo, which is vying for the world's No. 1 PC seller title with HP, is making a move into virtual reality programming capable PCs with a new machine.

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June 26

Premium Lock WTW's week in review: 60 headlines not to be missed, part three

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

June 26

Premium Lock WTW's week in review: 60 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

Updated June 21

Premium Lock 'Lenovo Transform:' Tech giant offers PCs as a Service - no up-front hardware costs + Video

Lenovo, which is battling HP for the No. 1 PC seller around the globe, is rolling out PCs as a Service through which customers pay a fixed monthly fee in exchange for the latest hardware, upgrades and services.

June 19

Premium Lock Lenovo flexes supercomputer muscles in climb up Top 500 list; US out of top 3

Lenovo continues to climb the list for the world's top supercomputers in sales and performance with its latest machine hitting No. 13 on the global Top 500 list. Meanwhile, the U.S. drops out of the top 3 spots for only the second time in the annual report that dates back 49 years.

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June 19

Premium Lock WTW's week in review: 54 headlines not to be missed, part three

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire over this past week, part two.

June 19

Premium Lock WTW's week in review: 54 headlines not to be missed, part one

Week in review Here's a look back at technology, life science and other related news as reported in WRAL TechWire for this past week, part one.

Updated June 15

Premium Lock What impact will Huawei's PC move have on Lenovo, other rivals?

Lenovo         As Huawei gears up for its global PC push, what will the impact be on Lenovo and other rivals? Technology Business Research Analyst Jack Narcotta takes a look.

Updated June 15

Premium Lock Huawei rises a 'potent competitor' in new threat to Lenovo (+ video)

Huawei, like Lenovo born in China, is emerging as a new threat in the world's PC business where Lenovo leads or shares the top spot with HP. Huawei is expanding its high-tech footprint with a push into personal computers, and Technology Business Research sees the firm as a "potent competitor."

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Rotting Apple? Revenue, profit declines show weakening influence + A graphical view

Apple     Analysis: Apple's latest revenue and profit declines show its influence on the devices market is weakening, says Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta. Plus: See a graphical review of its results and financials.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Even as Monsanto says no, Bayer confident $62B deal will proceed

Monsanto Monsanto is rejecting Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate. However, Bayer's top executive believes the deal remains a "mutually compelling transaction." Plus: A graphical view of top mergers so far this year.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Amazon's cloud: It's sunny even as competition intensifies

AWS Analysis: Amazon Web Services' 1Q16 results suggest another strong year of performance lies ahead, with a continued focus on database products and global expansion, says Technology Business Research analyst Molly Gallaher Boddy.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Inside Apple: First revenue decline since 2003 reflects a problem - people love, keeping iPhones

iPhones          Analysis: Apple's latest earnings report shows a big obstacle for the tech giant. Year-over-year revenue declined for the first time since 2003 and a reason is: People love their iPhones. So what's Apple to do? Technology Business Research analyst Jack Narcotta offers his in-depth analysis.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Apple's latest iPhone, iPads and more: Graphical views

​Apple unveiled a small new iPhone, a new iPad tablet forbusiness use and price cuts for its Apple Watch at a product event Monday. The announcements, which were largely expected, aim to keep up the company's commercial momentum in the face of mounting challenges. Plus, our report includes graphical views on new products.

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Updated June 12

Premium Lock You can pre-order 'Oculus Ready' PCs + A graphical view of the technology

Want to enjoy virtual reality on your PC? You may need more power. Today, Oculus Rift and PC partners began offering "Oculus Ready machines through advance orders at Best Buy, Amazon and the Microsoft Store.

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Updated June 12

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 June 12

Premium Lock 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 June 12

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.

Updated June 12

Premium Lock Thinking about buying new tech toys? Here's average lifespan of 7 popular products

iPhones          The holidays might be over, but the festive season brings a wave of new toys, from smartphones to game consoles, digital cameras to HDTVs. It's the electronic antidote to the post-holiday blues. But just how long will all of these new gadgets last?

June 12

Premium Lock Inside VMware: Tapping strategic partnerships to fuel innovation (+ video)

Diverse contributions from VMware's growing portfolio of services is delivering strong growth so far in 2017, says Technology Business Research Analyst Sanjay Medvitz.

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