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Intel profits surge as PC market recovers

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Thirteen per cent rise in profits, eight per cent rise in sales in positive third quarter results
16 Oct 2014

London borough to roll out Google Chromebooks to escape Microsoft's licensing costs

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Barking and Dagenham claims it would have to pay over £200,000 more to replace outgoing Windows XP desktops with Windows 7 PCs
02 Apr 2014

Tablet market growth slows as devices market reaches saturation

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It's becoming increasingly hard to convince consumers to purchase tablets, says Kantar Worldpanel ComTech
31 Mar 2014

Microsoft to slash price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent - report

Manufacturers of lower-priced laptop and tablet devices to pay only $15 for licence, sources say
24 Feb 2014

Sony in talks to flog flagging PC business

Investment fund Japan Industrial Partners kicking the tyres on proposed £300m sale
05 Feb 2014

Acer appoints third CEO in a year

Chip veteran Jason Chen will take over from the company's founder Stan Shih
24 Dec 2013

HP shares jump as enterprise division sales rise

CEO Meg Whitman's belief that revenues lost from PC business can be gained from enterprise group is reinforced
27 Nov 2013

VDI is not primarily about saving money, says VMware exec

Installing thin clients can be just as cost-effective, says Andy Tait
16 Oct 2013

The home computing era: From conception to consumerisation

Apple's iPhones and iPads have led the era of consumerisation, but their adoption would not have been possible without the advent of the home computing era which began in earnest in the early 1980s.
30 Sep 2013

Tablets 'will never exceed 30 per cent of PC market' says Nolan Bushnell

Atari founder tells Computing that desktop and laptop PCs unlikely to be eclipsed by tablets
06 Sep 2013

PC sales fall by one-fifth in Western Europe, claims Gartner

UK desktop and laptop sales down by one-quarter since 2010 - independent vendors hardest hit
07 Aug 2013

NSA, GCHQ ban Lenovo PCs due to security concerns

Five Eyes ban biggest PC supplier on classified networks after finding security vulnerabilities in Lenovo chips
29 Jul 2013

Intel revenues fall five per cent on desktop PC decline

New CEO Brian Krzanich promises to 'fight on the desktop, in the data centre, and the ultra-mobile market segment'
17 Jul 2013

EU cookie law 'is a disaster', claims HP data privacy officer

There is no consistency across the EU in the way the law has been implemented, says Daniel Pradelles
03 Jul 2013

Lenovo reports 90 per cent hike in net profit

Chinese firm beats expectations, reporting $127m in net profit
23 May 2013

HP shares rise despite 32 per cent drop in profits in Q2

World's largest PC maker beat analysts' low expectations
23 May 2013

Apple profits fall for first time in ten years

Tim Cook announces $60bn share buyback to appease shareholders
24 Apr 2013

Blackstone Group pulls out of race to buy Dell

Investment group withdraws after poor PC shipment figures and due diligence discussions
19 Apr 2013

Dell board said to be considering three takeover bids

Michael Dell bid challenged by Blackstone Group and Carl Icahn
25 Mar 2013

Southeastern rejects 'grossly undervalued' Dell buyout

Dell's biggest external shareholder says $13.65 per share is 'woefully inadequate'
12 Feb 2013

Lenovo president EMEA: Two per cent margin for PCs is successful

The former Acer CEO talks about a possible acquisition of BlackBerry and riding out a tough PC market
08 Feb 2013

Lenovo overtakes Acer’s EMEA PC sales but HP remains top

Chinese PC maker bucks trend of decline in PC sales
18 Jan 2013

PC still the dominant device for web and work, says Deloitte

We're in an era of 'PC plus' rather than 'Post-PC', according to analysts
15 Jan 2013

PC sales fall six per cent in fourth quarter – first fall since global financial crisis

Windows 8 puts off more PC buyers than it entices
11 Jan 2013