The Nasdaq computer index Friday hit its highest point since November 2000, in the wake of the dot-com bust, despite mixed reports this week from the hardware and components sector.
HP issues worldwide recall of 50,000 laptop batteries over fire riskThe company said it had received eight reports of those batteries "overheating, melting, or charring." Those reports included property damage and burns.1 2451
Bleak, bleaker, bleakest: PC market forecast projects historic 10% downturn
This year will go down as the PC industry’s largest contraction, research firm IDC said Monday, with global shipments dropping by double digits and little relief in sight.
Eyeing the future
Tom Kendra, VP and GM, Systems Management Software, Dell Software Group, talks about how the company is sorting through all the software it has acquired and efforts to become a more profitable, software- and services-driven company.
Apple releases updates for MacBook Air, MacBook Pro
Did you buy a new MacBook recently? If so, Apple has something for you: SMC Updates. There are three separate updates, one each for the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Retina MacBook Pro.
Quarterly report outlines Android vulnerabilities as biggest security concern
Android vulnerabilities make for some of the biggest security concerns of the moment, according to Trend Micro’s Q2 2013 Security Roundup Report.
Head of HP’s Middle East PC division leaves company after 17 years
Salim Ziade, the head of HP’s PC division in the Middle East, has left HP after 17 years with the company.
Windows tablets capture more share, but Surface suffers
Windows’ share of the tablet market grew slightly in the second quarter, as shipments also ticked up in the face of a slow-down by tablets overall, researcher IDC said today.
If governments ban China-based Lenovo, should companies?
If US intelligence agencies ban the computers of a Chinese company from classified networks should companies also avoid the same products? What if the vendor is one of the world’s largest PC makers?
Report: Tablet buyers don't care who makes their devices
Consumers apparently don’t care if they buy a tablet from a cheaper, no-name brand, as a whopping 45 percent of tablets sold within the “other” category.
Dell strikes down shareholder vote proposal for buyout
Dell’s board has struck down new shareholder voting guidelines for a buyout proposed by company founder Michael Dell and his …