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Acer's Q1 2012: World's fourth biggest PC maker made just $11.2 million in profit

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Acer's Q1 financial report reveals that the fourth biggest PC maker in the world is feeling weak after posting a very modest profit -- three months after it declared a $212 million loss for 2011. Turnover for the first three months of this year was NT$113 billion ($3.8 billion)...
Acer's Q1 2012: World's fourth biggest PC maker made just $11.2 million in profit
MacBook Pro With Retina Display Shipping Estimate Improves To 1-2 Weeks

Apple No. 1 in mobile PC market share worldwide

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Apple was tops overall in mobile PC market share for the fourth quarter and all of 2011, while Hewlett-Packard held on to first place for notebooks, says NPD DisplaySearch. [Read more]...
Apple No. 1 in mobile PC market share worldwide

Ubuntu team closes its original 'bug:' Microsoft's majority of PC market share

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When Ubuntu Linux was still in development back in August 2004, Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth filed a tongue-in-cheek first bug: that Microsoft had a majority of PC market share. Little did he realize that he'd have an excuse to cross that bug off the list in 2013. Since computing...
Ubuntu team closes its original 'bug:' Microsoft's majority of PC market share

Despite PC slump, Lenovo reports record full-year sales of $34 billion, looks to mobile for growth

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As the global PC market continues to spiral downwards, Lenovo, the world’s second-largest PC maker after HP, has reported solid earnings for its fourth fiscal quarter and full-year ended March 31, 2013. The Chinese multinational is in fact boasting that, “despite a challenging macro-economic environment and ongoing PC industry transformation”,...
Despite PC slump, Lenovo reports record full-year sales of $34 billion, looks to mobile for growth
Eyeing a tough PC market, Lenovo brings ThinkPad production back to Japan

Apple topped mobile PC, tablet market shares worldwide in Q4 2011

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Apple ranked number one in the mobile PC market share for 2011, while Hewlett-Packard held on to first place for laptops worldwide....
Apple topped mobile PC, tablet market shares worldwide in Q4 2011

IBM looks to sell its x86 server business to Lenovo as profits crash

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It has been nine years since IBM exited the personal computer business by selling its PC brands to the Lenovo Group. Now IBM apparently wants to get out of the "commodity" computing business altogether and is looking to Lenovo again. The Wall Street Journal reports that IBM is in negotiations to...
IBM looks to sell its x86 server business to Lenovo as profits crash

A Top Dell Exec On Why His Company Didn't Invent The iPad

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"Apple has a different business model than the Dell business model," David Johnson says. "The reason we didn't come up with [the iPad] is because there wasn't an OS provider that could work with a tablet." Over a fruit plate and diet Coke at Locanda Verde, a TriBeCa restaurant, I...
A Top Dell Exec On Why His Company Didn't Invent The iPad

Canalys: Apple hits 20 percent of PCs through iPad sales, HP up to second place

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Canalys is still staking its market share estimates on the view that mobile tablets are as relevant to PC market share as desktops and laptops. If we accept that interpretation, Apple was easily on top of the heap during the fourth quarter. Combining iPads and Macs would give it...
Canalys: Apple hits 20 percent of PCs through iPad sales, HP up to second place

Samsung's predicament

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In the past year, Samsung went from being a moderately successful electronics manufacturer to the leading non-iOS mobile device maker. Together, Apple and Samsung earn 98% of the profits in the smartphone market. MG Siegler echoed a common sentiment when he wrote that Samsung is now the “fifth horseman” of tech, alongside Apple, Google, Amazon,...
Samsung's predicament
AMD CEO acknowledges disappointing quarter and PC market share losses

Sorry, But the iPad is Not 'Killing' Netbook Sales

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Hopefully by now, most readers of this site understand how the tech world works: Apple releases a successful product (the iPad) but it suddenly becomes The Second Coming (tm). So much so that Fortune's web-based Mac blog, Apple 2.0, has suddenly decided that--get this--the iPad is "killing" the netbook. Only...
Sorry, But the iPad is Not 'Killing' Netbook Sales

HP reveals revamped 2013 strategy for Chinese market

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After six quiet months on the job, HP China chief Yi Xiaohui has come out with a public announcement of the division’s strategy to reach the domestic market, Sina Tech reports. Yi unveiled a five-fold plan to reporters yesterday in one of his first media appearances as the head of...
HP reveals revamped 2013 strategy for Chinese market

Ousted Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci Cleaned Up on His Way Out

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Acer’s leadership shake-up last year cost the company dearly — its status as the world’s second biggest PC company, a potentially strong position in tablet and smartphone markets and a behemoth severance package paid to the guy who’s arguably responsible for losing them both. According to Acer’s 2011 annual report,...
Ousted Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci Cleaned Up on His Way Out

Lenovo jumps to No. 2 in global PC share on $29.6B in annual sales

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With tablets eating into PC sales, maintaining growth has been tough business for PC vendors. And yet Lenovo is still going strong. The company posted fourth quarter 2012 sales of $7.5 billion, an increase of 54 percent over the previous quarter. This is the twelfth consecutive quarter that the company has posted growth....
Lenovo jumps to No. 2 in global PC share on $29.6B in annual sales

Gartner and IDC: PC shipments tumbled over 8 percent in Q3, only ASUS and Lenovo escaped unhurt

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We don't often summarize market share in one word, but: ouch. Both Gartner and IDC have trotted out their preliminary estimates for PC market share in the third quarter, and the two agree that this summer was a dire one for the traditional computer. Outside of ASUS and Lenovo,...
Gartner and IDC: PC shipments tumbled over 8 percent in Q3, only ASUS and Lenovo escaped unhurt

Michael Dell's Path: PC King to Apple Envy

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Michael Dell bristles when his personal-computer company is compared with Apple Inc. As Apple gobbled market share with the iPhone and iPad, Dell Inc.’s chief executive instead faced crumbling PC market share and stagnant revenue growth at the company he founded in his University of Texas dorm room almost 30...
Michael Dell's Path: PC King to Apple Envy
Lenovo reports $29.6 billion in worldwide sales last fiscal year, 35 percent PC shipment growth

The Five Ways Users Organize Their Apps And What App Designers Can Learn From This

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A new report from German researchers reveals the five main ways people are organizing the applications on their smartphones. Despite the somewhat esoteric focus of a study like this, the resulting analysis has a broader impact on our digital lives. The content found in mobile app stores is growing at...
The Five Ways Users Organize Their Apps And What App Designers Can Learn From This

Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013?

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The launch of the iPad mini in late 2012 has been seen as an acknowledgement by Apple that smaller size (7-9”) tablet PCs would become a larger part of the market than larger sizes (9.7” or 10.1”). Key aspects are more attractive prices and the ability to hold the device...
Smaller Tablet PCs to Take Over in 2013?
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