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Intel's quarterly revenue edges past estimates

Intel's quarterly revenue edges past estimates

Intel Corp reported quarterly revenue slightly above analysts` expectations on Wednesday, as growth in its data centres and Internet-of-Things businesses helped offset weak demand for personal computers that use the company`s chips.

Microsoft missed shift to mobile due to focus on PC: Nadella

Microsoft missed shift to mobile due to focus on PC: Nadella

Nadella recalled that when he had joined the company in 1992, the focus and ambition was to take the personal computer in every home and on every desk.

'$228 bn worth PCs, phones to be shipped globally by 2017'

In value terms, the market is expected to grow from USD 244 billion last year to USD 226 billion in 2015 and further to USD 228 billion by 2017, Gartner said.

Global devices shipment to touch 2.5 bn units in 2015: Gartner

Global shipments of devices, including PCs, tablets and mobile phones, are expected to grow 3.9 per cent to 2.5 billion units this year, research firm Gartner said on Monday.

Intel keeps faith with PCs as next-generation models evolve

Over the past year, global sales of Intel-based all-in-one desktop PCs have grown 16 percent.

'China wants to invest in India to produce computers, TV sets'

China wants to step up its investment in India to produce personal computers, internet equipment, cell phones and televisions, Chinese Vice-Minister for industry and information technology, Yang Xueshan, has said.

Lenovo says China strike an IBM matter, but it won't cut wages

Chinese PC maker Lenovo Group Ltd said it was up to IBM to resolve a wildcat strike at a China-based factory, as a deal to buy the U.S. company`s server business had yet to be finalised.

Tablets to outsell PCs worldwide by 2015

Studies have revealed that 42percent of American adults currently own tablets and sales reflected this phenomenon.

India PC mkt grew 4.8% in 2013 but 2014 looks grim: IDC

Amid a slack in demand due to weak economic growth, PC sales in India grew by 4.8 percent annually last year to 11.5 million units on the back of special projects by various state governments, research firm IDC said Tuesday.

2014 to be challenging for PC sales: IDC

PC sales are expected to face yet another challenging year during 2014 because of pressures from devices such as smartphones and tablets as well as spill-over of economic and political uncertainties of last year, research firm IDC said.

Intel to cut staff in face of stagnant earnings

US chip giant Intel said Friday it will trim its workforce by five percent this year as it shifts from personal computers to powering mobile gadgets.

PC sales likely to get boost in Q3 of 2014

A huge order for base components of Personal Computers has indicated that PC sales might get a boost in the third quarter of 2014.

Microsoft leads disruption of largest infected global PC network

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had disrupted the largest network of compromised personal computers, involving some 2 million machines around the world, since it stepped up its battle against organized online criminals three years ago.

HCL Infosystems to phase-off manufacturing biz

Homegrown PC maker HCL Infosystems, which competes with multinational giants like HP and Dell, will phase-off its manufacturing business in the next few years to improve margins and increase organisational efficiency.

Personal computers `weak link` in cyber security: NTRO

Personal computers and other private users of data are "weak links" when it comes to implementing cyber security norms in the country

Hit by weak rupee, cos to raise computers prices by 10%: MAIT

Prices of PCs, laptops and IT products will increase about 10 percent due to the weakening of rupee against US dollar that has impacted the margins of computer makers, IT hardware industry body MAIT said on Wednesday.

Windows ‘coming to dead end’, says tech analyst

A top tech website has claimed the PC era is over, and Microsoft Windows is coming to a dead end.

Smartphones, tablets take heavy toll on PC sales

Global PC shipments went below 80 million units for the first time since the second quarter of 2009.

PC market shipments in India grew 4.9% q-o-q in Jul-Sep: IDC

According to IDC, the consumer demand was noted to be firm in the third quarter of CY12, as the domestic consumer continued to be resilient to challenges such as economic slowdown and high inflation.

Lenovo pips HP as global No. 1 PC maker

Chinese computer maker Lenovo has edged over HP to become the world's No 1 PC maker in the July-September 2012 quarter, according to research firms Gartner and IDC.