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BlueStacks teams up with Lenovo to pre-load Android apps on Idea-branded PCs
History: NSA Outs Top-Secret Report That Missed the Future of Supercomputing

"I'm super-glad we did Surface."

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"I'm super-glad we did Surface." - Steve Ballmer, talking to MIT Technology Review. Filing away... Also, read the question -- it's a non-answer. A lot of gems here. Like: All new consumer PCs are now Windows 8 based. So in that sense, I would say that here the adoption rate...
"I'm super-glad we did Surface."

Lenovo adds BlueStacks Android player to Windows 8 PCs

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BlueStacks, a maker of software that runs Android apps on Windows computers gained another big partner: Lenovo. Announced on Monday at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show, BlueStacks says its new partner will install the Android player software on the Lenovo Idea-branded consumer PCs. Lenovo, one of the top PC...
Lenovo adds BlueStacks Android player to Windows 8 PCs

HP earnings: top 3 takeaways

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Hewlett-Packard continues to be rocked (disproportionately, according to one analyst) by a flood-induced hard drive shortage; its go-to printing business is sputtering; and the company as a whole continues to spend too much on too many products. On the plus side, HP’s high-stakes bets on 3Par “cloud” storage and enterprise software player Autonomy,...
HP earnings: top 3 takeaways

Dell Is Hoping It's More Than a Server Company

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Michael Dell shows off Dell's new servers, but he really wants people to focus on the way the company can help small and medium-size businesses move to the world of cloud computing. In the future, the consumer PCs that made Dell famous will probably be a corporate afterthought....
Dell Is Hoping It's More Than a Server Company

Lenovo shows off Windows 8 laptops, All-in-Ones

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In addition to its tablet and other notebook announcements last week at IFA, Lenovo also rolled out an update of its Idea-branded consumer PCs. The new lineup includes Ultrabooks and additions to its IdeaPad Y and S series laptops, as well as new entries in the IdeaCentre line of all-in-one...
Lenovo shows off Windows 8 laptops, All-in-Ones

IBM's Sequoia is the world's fastest supercomputer

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US system regains title for the US for the first time in almost three years, beating Japan's Fujitsu K ComputerThe US is back at the top of the supercomputing leagues for the first time in almost three years, reclaiming the title from Japan, thanks to a new system developed by...
IBM's Sequoia is the world's fastest supercomputer
HP continues Windows 8 barrage with ENVY m4 and Pavilion Sleekbooks

Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review

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With roughly 98 percent of the desktop and laptop market spoken for, you'd be forgiven for thinking your only choices for powering your computer were Windows or Mac OS X. There is another way, though. Linux may only run on a tiny sliver of consumer PCs, but the number...
Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin review

iSuppli: China overtook the US as the world's biggest PC market in 2012

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It’s long been known that China’s vast population would see its PC market pass that of the US, and now IHS’s iSuppli’s market intelligence service has found that, for the first time, the country overtook the US as the world’s largest PC market based on annual shipments. The US market was...
iSuppli: China overtook the US as the world's biggest PC market in 2012

Gartner: HP Keeps Its PC Lead As European Market Drops 2.4%, Apple Cracks Top 5 In UK

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Tablets and smartphones may be gradually ushering us into a post-PC world, but for now the bigger machines continue to dominate the market. Figures out today from Gartner, focusing on PCs in Europe, note that shipments in the economically-troubled region declined by 2.4% to 13.6 million units in Q2, in...
Gartner: HP Keeps Its PC Lead As European Market Drops 2.4%, Apple Cracks Top 5 In UK

Amazon Kindle VP Mike Nash makes leap to HP

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Mike Nash Mike Nash, a former vice president at Amazon.com’s Kindle unit, has made the leap to HP where he’s now working as vice president of product management for consumer PCs and solutions. Nash worked at Amazon.com for three years, and before that spent nearly two decades at Microsoft. Nash, who...
Amazon Kindle VP Mike Nash makes leap to HP

15 Game-Changing Enterprise Hires That Tech Companies Made In The Past Year (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

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When it comes to talent, the enterprise IT world is a lot like Major League Baseball: Even the people at the bottom of the ladder are still way more talented than the rest of the world.  Still, there are certain types of enterprise tech skills that are hard to find,...
15 Game-Changing Enterprise Hires That Tech Companies Made In The Past Year (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

PC business slumps for fourth quarter in a row

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Analyst says Microsoft's Windows 8 launch has 'slowed the market', as slide in shipments points to dramatic shiftThe PC market has hit a wall - and now is sliding down it. Shipments shrank for the fourth successive quarter between January and March, dropping by at least 11% according to the...
PC business slumps for fourth quarter in a row

Symantec finds a new trojan that steals data from US banks, customers

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Symantec has discovered a new piece of malware that appears to be targeting financial institutions and their customers in the US. Dubbed Trojan.Stabuniq by Symantec, the malware has been collecting information from infected systems—potentially for the preparation of a more damaging attack. According to a post on Symantec's blog...
Symantec finds a new trojan that steals data from US banks, customers

HP reports fiscal Q1 revenue of $30.04 billion, below $30.7 billion expectation

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Today HP released its fiscal first quarter earnings. It’s revenues for the period were $30.04 billion, down from $32.3 billion last quarter, its net income was $1.47 billion, and its earnings per share was $0.73. Analysts had anticipated 87 cents per share in profit. HP itself has forcasted that it will earn...
HP reports fiscal Q1 revenue of $30.04 billion, below $30.7 billion expectation
Dell says it's 'no longer a PC company,' focusing on enterprise
BlueStacks inks Lenovo distribution deal for Idea-branded PCs
Microsoft's record 3rd quarter revenue: Windows grows, Entertainment staggers

HP Hires Former Amazon Kindle Exec Mike Nash

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And here’s yet another new hire at Hewlett-Packard. The tech giant has recently hired a former Amazon executive to join the consumer portion of its PC business. As first reported by GeekWire, and since confirmed by a company spokesman, Mike Nash, a former vice president at Amazon’s Kindle business unit,...
HP Hires Former Amazon Kindle Exec Mike Nash

ET deals: Save 35% on Dell’s Latitude E6520 business laptop, $200 gift card included

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Imagine the Latitude E6520 was sitting on the shelf next to a $400 bargain basement laptop. Then imagine asking an average buyer why they should pay more than 50% more for the business-class PC. Chances are, a typical PC user would be a little incredulous at the suggestion, but the...
ET deals: Save 35% on Dell’s Latitude E6520 business laptop, $200 gift card included

Gartner reports Western Europe desktop shipments down, portable PCs up in Q2 2012

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When it comes to technology and the end of a financial quarter, you can bet your wage there'll be an analyst report or two letting you what's what. And according to Gartner's latest estimates for Western Europe, PCs didn't fare too well in Q2 of this year, with a...
Gartner reports Western Europe desktop shipments down, portable PCs up in Q2 2012

Acer updating its AcerCloud service with full Android and iOS support

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Until now, Acer's online storage service AcerCloud has been a one-way affair: you could upload files from your PC and access them on an Android device, but you couldn't back up anything stored on your phone or tablet. Well, fortunately for all of you who like to mix and...
Acer updating its AcerCloud service with full Android and iOS support
HP’s Z620 redefines the workstation

Is Leo Apotheker launching a comeback?

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Leo Apotheker disappeared from public view last September after being ousted as CEO of Hewlett Packard. After the shakeup, he reportedly returned to Paris with his $25 million payout. But he’s starting to resurface again. He’s apparently been talking with private-equity firms in Silicon Valley about investing in mature and distressed companies, according...
Is Leo Apotheker launching a comeback?

HP's got lots of Windows 8 products, but not the right brand

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  Hewlett-Packard unveiled a bunch of Windows 8 business and consumer PCs today, including tablets, laptops and desktops. They all have a consistent HP look and feel. But it remains HP today announced availability and pricing details for its new lineup of consumer and business PCs that are designed...
HP's got lots of Windows 8 products, but not the right brand

Microsoft starts auto-installing Windows 7 SP1 on consumer PCs Tuesday

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Microsoft will start automatically pushing Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) to customers on Tuesday as a last-ditch move before it drops the original 2009 edition of Windows 7 from support next month....
Microsoft starts auto-installing Windows 7 SP1 on consumer PCs Tuesday
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