Posts tagged “PC industry”
Registration is open for next LTW Executive Exchange event. Should you attend? Well, ask yourself: After IBM, T-Mobile incidents over the weekend, is your company prepared to deal with a crisis? Quintiles CMO and expert panel will offer insight on how to prepare.
Dell's decision to close its massive computer manufacturing plant in Winston-Salem reignites debate about government tax incentives for jobs. "I think it should lead to more scrutiny, more legislative scrutiny," says Rep. Paul Luebke. "But the deals are unavoidable because companies can play one state against another."
Workers at the $100 million plant in Winston-Salem could churn out a new desktop PC every 2.5 seconds. They also built servers. Now they are headed for the unemployment lines, and the state will lose one of its highest profile tech giants. As for the future, look for tax incentives to be harder to get.
Seeking to capitalize on a rapidly growing market segment, Big Blue teams with U.K.-based Canonical for software designed to run on slimmed-down laptops. Solution also will operate in ‘cloud’ computing environment for collaboration.