Posts tagged “PC industry”

July 15, 2010

Premium Lock Explosive 47% quarterly growth lifts Lenovo global market share to 10.2%

The world’s No. 4 PC maker closes in on No. 3 Acer and No. 2 Dell even as overall PC sales surge worldwide, market research firm IDC reports. Lenovo makes “impressive gains” in all markets, IDC says.

Lenovo's forthcoming 3-D laptop Lenovo's forthcoming 3-D laptop

July 14, 2010

Premium Lock A chipper performance: Intel posts best quarterly profit in a decade

Intel CEO says “Everything was up, in particular on the commercial or enterprise side of the business.” Intel beets Street expectations with 51-cent per share profit.

July 13, 2010

Premium Lock Microsoft strikes deal with Dell, HP, Fujitsu for ‘cloud’ appliances

Windows Azure The software giant is hoping the partnerships with expand use of its “Azure” cloud computing offering.

Updated July 9, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo chairman: Apple’s Jobs ‘doesn’t care about China’

Lenovo's Chairman Liu Chuanzhi In an interview with the Financial Times, Liu Chuanzhi says: “We are lucky that Steve Jobs has such a bad temper and doesn’t care about China. If Apple were to spend the same effort on the Chinese consumer as we do, we would be in trouble.”

July 9, 2010

Premium Lock Dell turns to Threadless for customized laptop lids

The custom T-shirt company is teaming up with Dell to personalize laptops with variety of designs.

Samples of Threadless laptop lids Samples of Threadless laptop lids

Updated July 8, 2010

Premium Lock EMC to acquire data software firm in move to combat Oracle

EMC  The data storage technology firm, which has a large presence in the Triangle, is acquiring cloud, data warehousing firm Greenplum. Meanwhile, EMC stock climbs after analyst lifts to “outperform” rating.

July 3, 2010

Premium Lock New bill says manufacturers must recycle N.C. computers and TVs

A Lenovo laptop An amended electronic waste bill that only needs the governor's signature assigns shared responsibility for recycling electronics to manufacturers and local governments. Either manufacturers can shoulder most of the burden of recycling their products or they can pay for local governments to do more of the heavy lifting for them.

Updated July 2, 2010

Premium Lock Research firm cuts back IT spending forecast for 2010

Gartner now expects IT services spending will rise 2.9 percent to $786 billion, while telecom spending will rise 3.4 percent to $1.97 trillion. Software spending will rise 3.1 percent to $229 billion.

Updated July 1, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo names executive in France as new GM for North America

Lenovo The world’s No. 4 PC maker also affirms its choice to lead N.A. channel sales and beefs up partnership efforts.

June 24, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo’s president: Two hot products from CES still being developed

Lenovo's new U1 hybrid The world’s No. 4 PC maker has yet to release the IdeaPad U1 hybrid and Skylight, but Rory Read tells ChannelWeb Lenovo is targeting Android “sweet spot.”

Updated June 23, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo steps up India efforts with a Bollywood showcase

The world’s No. 4 PC maker introduces a number of new “Z-series” laptops and other machines at a launch in India’s Silicon Valley.

A Bollywood welcome for Lenovo's Z-series A Bollywood welcome for Lenovo's Z-series

Updated June 17, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo jumps into 3D frenzy with new laptop

The IdeaPad Y560d, which will be available later this month, includes a 3D screen, associated software for conversion of movies and photos to 3D and glasses. Prices start at around $1,200.

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Updated June 11, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo rolls out five desktop products, including an all-in-one model

The world’s No. 4 PC maker keeps up its onslaught of new models, this time with a focus on the business enterprtise. Latest releases include one with large touchscreen, two small workstations and two large monitors.

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June 11, 2010

Premium Lock Dell’s CEO is talking about possible settlement with SEC

Michael Dell during visit to WS 1 The technology company says Michael Dell and the firm are possibly near an agreement with the SEC on a probe into accounting practices. The PC maker is setting aside $100 million as part of possible deal.

Updated June 4, 2010

Premium Lock Apple conference likely to yield new iPhone, possibly new music service

Apple developer conference Steve Jobs and company won't comment on its plans, but this conference has been used in the past to launch the last two generations of its smartphone.

Updated June 2, 2010

Premium Lock China flexes supercomputer muscle, taking No. 2 on power list

Top500 list U.S. remains the leading consumer of high performance computing systems with 282 of the 500 systems, up from 277 in November of last year.

Updated June 1, 2010

Premium Lock Lenovo is tops in latest computer reliability report

Lenov tops reliability survey World’s No. 4 PC maker climbs past Apple into Rescuecom’s latest statistics on PC repair calls. Apple goes to No. 3 from No. 1.

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