Posts tagged as: PC

Technology spending to increase by 5 percent this year, says IDC

Technology trend tracker IDC and investment bank JP Morgan expect a slightly slow growth in the technology industry. However, both had the mutual agreement on the decline in PC business. The industry is surly in the post-PC era with tablets and smartphones becoming more ubiquitous every day. The PC industry saw growth on snail’s pace […]

Intel lowers its third quarter revenue targets after disappointing laptop sales

Intel has lowered its expectations on Q3 revenues after the disappointing sales performance of notebooks. Intel shares were down 1 percent in the pre-market trading after the release of the report. The company lowered the bar 7.3 percent from previously expected $13.8 Billion to $14.8 Billion in sales to $12.9 Billion to $13.5 Billion. “Relative […]

ARM stock falls 9 percent after German bank cuts its ratings due to possible price cuts on chips

Processor technology licensing company, ARM Holdings saw a drop in its stock by 9 percent in afternoon trading on Tuesday. The shares took a dip after Deutsche Bank cut its rating on the stock due to probable price fall in the coming months. Deutsche Bank analyst Kai Korschelt said in a statement that the coming […]

India PC market booming with increase in desktops and laptop demand, says Gartner

India’s personal computer market is moving in almost the opposite direction from the US’ with an increase of almost 17 percent in the second fiscal quarter 2012 from a year-ago quarter. The leaders were Lenovo on the top, followed closely by Acer and Hewlett-Packard. However, the year-ago market leader Dell saw a decrease in the […]

HP releases quarterly earnings for the third fiscal term, share fall 6%

Hewlett-Packard (HP) recently announced its quarterly earnings to the public and the beleaguering income statement took a hit in the stock market immediately.  HPQ share price fell 6 percent in the early trading on Thursday. Many experts are of the opinion that the loss-evident financial summary of the third fiscal quarter is a clear statement […]

Dell moves into enterprise solutions, PC business will continue but will not be the focal point – Part 1

Dell, one of the biggest PC-making companies in the world, have started to digress from their primary business. According to the founder and CEO of the company, Michael Dell, the enterprise solutions are their new services portfolio. He clearly stated that Dell is no longer in the PC business. Since the iPad has instigated a […]

Dell moves into enterprise solutions, PC business will continue but will not be the focal point – Part 2

However, Dell’s status quo has changed in the laptop and desktop business of late. Their ranking has slipped to 4th company in desktop and laptop makers and their annual earning accounted for only 10.7 percent of the market, down from 12.1 percent a year ago. That is mainly due to the advent of the new […]

Yahoo rolls out new browser for iOS, named Axis – Part 1

Yahoo, Inc. has been standing on Achilles’ Heel for the last couple of years. Their CEO Scott Thompson resigned recently making way for Ross Levinsohn to take the office for interim period until the company finds a new leader. In these troubled times, the Internet company needed a boost in its operations and profitability. Therefore […]

Yahoo rolls out new browser for iOS, named Axis – Part 2

Android works on simpler lines than iOS. Any third-party browser can be made default on the operating system. But Yahoo is still working on how to cater to Google’s own Chrome browser. In addition, Google might not be all embracing the new Axis as the company itself is investing top dollar in marketing and advertising […]

Yahoo rolls out new browser for iOS, named Axis – Part 3

What Yahoo has done is subdued for the time being, their major earning source, advertisements on the Yahoo search result pages. The integration of the results in the browser is very attractive but the lack of ads will certain tax on the revenues the company makes. Ironically, Yahoo’s revenues from the advertisements just made a […]

Nvidia revenue, outlook beat Street; shares jump

(Reuters) – Nvidia Corp’s quarterly revenue and outlook were ahead of low Wall Street estimates on better-than-expected sales of its latest graphics chips, sending its shares up 9 percent. The chipmaker reported strong demand for its newly launched chips for desktop computers and contract wins for its Tegra smartphone chips but said revenue and profit […]

Windows 8-based PCs and tablet will not be inexpensive – Tech Experts reveal

Microsoft is betting all of its money on the new operating system it plans to release in the second half of 2012. The new Windows 8 has been hyped as multi-dimensional with more gismos, boosting efficiency. There is one pun in the whole premise though, will it be cost effective. Over the last several months, […]


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