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Lenovo splits to cover domestic, emerging markets

Lenovo has divided its business into new units to allow China’s largest computer vendor to slice and dice its products for developed countries and emerging markets. The firm said in a statement yesterday that it made the internal rejig to replace its current regional breakdown to allow Lenovo’s two new divisions to pitch …
Kelly Fiveash, 26 Mar 2009

Dell confirms more jobs cuts in EMEA

Dell is preparing to swing the job axe once again following its Q4 profit hammering when the firm was forced to jack up its cost-saving target by a billion dollars to $4bn last month. The company told many of its workers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa this morning to expect to see compulsory redundancies brought in over …
Kelly Fiveash, 20 Mar 2009

Lenovo slips into jam-packed SMB server market

Chinese computer maker Lenovo is bigging up its newfound love for all things server-shaped with today’s announcement about its new ThinkServer product line. The company inked a licensing agreement with IBM at the start of this year to make and sell a range of x86 servers. At the time Lenovo was clearly making a play for the …
Kelly Fiveash, 16 Sep 2008

Dell files patent office application for 'cloud computing'

Dell is attempting to trademark the tech industry’s favourite buzzword – “cloud computing”. The Round Rock, Texas firm is trying to gain control of the ubiquitous term according to a document filed on the US Patent and Trademark Office’s website. Dell’s application has already reached the so-called “notice of allowance” stage …
Kelly Fiveash, 4 Aug 2008
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HP throws Tru64 code to Linux fanciers

Hewlett-Packard plans to make its Tru64 Unix Advanced File System available to the open source community. The tech giant said today that Linux can adopt AdvFS source code under version two of the open source General Public License (GPL). The file system was first developed in 1991 for business customers using Digital …
Kelly Fiveash, 23 Jun 2008
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Acer Q1 profits down, revs revved up

Acer Inc today reported a drop in first quarter net profit after one-off investment gains this time last year. The Taiwan-based firm, which now holds the number three spot behind rivals HP and Dell in global shipments, has reason to be cheerful, however, with its recent aggressive expansion showing stable core growth in the …
Kelly Fiveash, 23 Apr 2008

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