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Happy Birthday David Packard: The Man With Manifold Talents

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It is an awesome journey of the man from engineer to the helm of one of the world’s largest electronic device manufacturing company. The man did not restrict his workspace to only electronics but also took up to serving the country as the United States Deputy Secretary of Defense. A well-known philanthropist David Packard, the co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Company...

Can Microsoft’s Upcoming Phone Help Windows Phone OS Rise From the Ashes?

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been struggling with its Windows phone for a very long time. They made several failed efforts to grab a sizable chunk of the smartphone market by riding on the back of its flagship devices like Nokia Lumia series and the latest HP Elite X3. However, Android and iOS devices continue to rule the market. According...

Intel Corporation (INTC) To Cut Down 5000 Employees: Will Help To Regain Lost Ground ?

Emerging Smartphone and Tablet market has given goosebumps to the PC and laptop manufacturers, which ultimately shocked Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC). The market leader of Chip industry has announced to reduce its global workforce by 5% of its 107,000 employees on Friday. “This is the part of aligning our human resources to meet business needs, the job reductions may include retirements, voluntary...

Worldwide PC Shipments Q2 2013: A Declined Quarter With 75.6 Million Units [REPORT]

Emergence of touch-based devices and low-priced ultrabook continued their effect on declining worldwide PC shipments in Q2 2013. According to latest IDC report, total 75.7 million units were shipped during the second quarter of the year, a straight 11.4% decline compare to the same quarter in 2012. However, analysts find the growth quite satisfactory, as it remained slightly higher...

Hewlett-Packard Falls For Android: HP Slate 7 Tablet To Compete With Google Nexus 7

Yesterday at Mobile World Congress event, Hewlett-Packard astonished everyone with the launch of its Android-powered HP Slate 7 Tablet. Yes, it's true that the company has finally opted Android platform for the expansion of its Tablet business. Last year, HP slipped to fourth position in terms of Smart connected device sales; the shipments of the devices dropped to 8.5% Y/Y in 2012 due to...

Smartphones And Tablets Drove 29.1% Growth In Mobile Reigns In 2012 !!

Last year, sales of smartphones and tablets reached to a distinct level. These devices boosted to overall smart connected devices (collectively termed for desktops PCs, portable PCs, Tablets and smartphones) shipments across the world.  According to a IDC's recent report, 367.7 million smart connected devices were shipped in Q4 2012, up 28.3% from the prior year.More importantly, sales of...

Windows 8 Had Lackluster Impact On PC Shipments In Q4 2012: Worldwide PC Shipments Dropped By 4.9%

As expected, the demand of PCs remained lackluster in Q4, 2012. Microsoft launched its one of the most innovative PC OS--Windows 8--in the last quarter, sold more than 60 million licences of the OS. Despite, the sales of PCs declined in the Q4 2012, compared to the previous quarter. Windows 8 powered "Ultrabook" products were limited in supply, and those...

HP Struggling To Sustain Its Position In Market: Recorded 20.5% Y/Y Decline In Q3 2012

Last month, HP reported its Q4 earnings for the fiscal year 2012, showing a huge $8.8 billion write-down for $11.1 billion Autonomy acquisition, which is considered as HP’s largest acquisition till date. The main reasons for the company's huge loss in the quarter were serious accounting improprieties and outright misrepresentation.According to a recent report from IDC, the worldwide shipments...

HP Lost $6.9 Billion In Q4 2012: Time To Focus Back On Cloud, Printer and PC Business

Today, HP reported another dismal quarterly earnings. The company reported a revenue of $30 billion for Q4 of its fiscal year 2012 (ending October 30), down 7% compare to the same quarter of the prior year. Besides, the company also revealed a net loss of $6.9 billion ($3.49 per share) for the quarter, while it showed off a net profit...

Do You Think Windows 8 Will Lure Consumers Away From Tablets And Smartphones ?

Microsoft is finally going to launch Windows 8 next week and the company believes that the new OS could boost turnaround in sales of desktop and laptop computers. But the main challenge for the new OS is to lure consumers away from smartphone and Tablets. However, Microsoft could inveigle users by reinvigorating the concept of PCs.Undoubtedly, Windows 8 powered devices...

Worldwide External Disk Storage System Market Recorded 6.5% Y/Y Growth In Q2: EMC Maintained Its Supremacy [Report]

In the last couple of years, the demand of external disk storage has continuously been increasing and now, we can't ignore the contribution of this segment. According to a market research firm--IDC--, the external disk storage system factory revenue reached to almost $6 billion in Q2 of this year. In addition to these, total disk storage system market recorded...

Could HP Prove Itself In Tablet Space With Windows 8?

Undoubtedly, HP has periodically sold consumers' device and it has years of experiences in this space. But I don't think that the company has been so much of successful in this space. Talking about its participation in Apple's iPod sales, the company failed to prove itself. Yes, it's the bitter truth. In January 2004, HP started to sell Apple's...

HP And Dell Lose Ground In Global PC Shipment Market In Q2: Asia Pacific The Slowest !

At present, users are more willing to own portable high-end mobile devices. Undoubtedly, the increasing demand of Smartphone and Tablet has threatened to the shipments of PC devices in the matured markets. Despite, the global client PC shipments grew in Q2 of this year. A market research firm "Canalys" has reportedly stated that PC shipments grew by 12% in...

Apple iPad Drives The Growth of Mobile-PC Shipment In Q1 2012: Accounts 22.5% Market Share

In terms of mobile PC shipments, Q1 of the fiscal 2012 was substantially lucrative for mobile device manufactures. A research Analysis firm "NPD" has reportedly released a status of mobile PC manufacturers in Q1 of this year. Apple shipped 17.2 million mobile PCs in Q1 of the fiscal 2012, up 118% year-over-year. iPad played vital role in company's total mobile...

Is HP’s Decision To Bring Printer And PC Group Together Worthwhile ?

Yesterday, HP took a historical decision to combine its two largest divisions--Imaging and Printing Group (IPG) and Personal System Group (PSG)-- into one. The company's new unit will be known as the " Printing and Personal System Group". What was the urgency for the company to integrate both of its group? HP released its Q1 (fiscal) results in February...

HP Records Negative Growth In Q1 2012: Revenue Down By 7%

HP has released its Q1 2012 financial earnings report. It's quite clear from the report that the company failed to outburst in any segment during Q1 period. The company’s earnings per share and net income of both GAAP and non-GAAP were dropped during the same period. The revenue of the company also reduced year-over-year worldwide. Besides, the revenue from...

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