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Acer pushes Gateway back into Europe

Analysis Acer has relaunched the Gateway brand in Europe, restyling the cow spotted direct supplier as a channel only brand pitched at SMEs. Gateway Professional consists of three parts: the Gateway brand's residual value in Europe, a restricted set of notebook, desktop and server products, and a specially-recruited channel which gets …
Chris Mellor, 20 Feb 2009
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Dell opens up on NAS gateways

Dell is to produce a NAS gateway for its EqualLogic PS iSCSI-attach block storage arrays. At a Dell Enterprise Vision day event this week, Joe Joseph, Dell's VP for EqualLogic storage marketing, said: "A NAS gateway sitting on top of EqualLogic is probable." File-level access can be obtained at the moment by running Microsoft …
Chris Mellor, 3 Dec 2008

Intel celebrates Core i7 launch with Dell and Gateway

Intel celebrated the official launch of its Core i7 processor at an event last evening in San Francisco, featuring the first high-end desktops running the next-generation micro architecture. It's spinning the chip family offering as "the fastest processor on the planet." Indeed, by our count, they're certainly monsters. …
Austin Modine, 18 Nov 2008
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PC maker Micron MPC files for chapter 11 bankruptcy

MPC - the personal computer maker formerly known as Micron Electronics - has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The company says operations will continue while its business is reorganized. But earlier in the week, at least one customer was told the company is no longer providing replacement parts for machines. MPC - which sells …
Cade Metz, 7 Nov 2008
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Unisys anoints ex-Gateway chief as CEO

Well, that didn't take very long. Only two weeks ago, server and services specialist Unisys said that Joe McGrath, its president and chief executive officer, was stepping down at the end of the year and that its board of directors were beginning a search for a new executive to accelerate its strategy. And today, Unisys announced …
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US Supremes limit royalty double dippage

The US Supreme court has overturned a lower court ruling that let South Korea's LG Electronics double-dip on royalty licensing. In a unanimous decision today, the court favored Taiwan's Quanta Computers, delivering a ruling that will limit a patent holder's ability to collect royalties from companies at different stages of the …
Austin Modine, 9 Jun 2008

Acer kick-starts smartphone biz with E-Ten buy

Acer-branded smartphones may soon become a common sight, because the acquisition-hungry PC manufacturer’s bought Taiwanese smartphone company E-Ten. Glofiish_x800 E-Ten's Glofiish x800 will soon be owned by Acer The acquisition will set Acer back TWD$9bn (£145m/€210m/$290m) and is expected to be done and dusted in Q3. The …
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Gateway launches iMac-alike all-in-one PC

Gateway has unveiled its latest all-in-one desktop PC, dubbed simply the One. Sitting somewhere between an Apple iMac and Sony's Vaio LT series in terms of looks, the slimline 19in machine also sports a unique power-brick-cum-port-replicator. Gateway_One_pic1 Gateway's One: watch out, iMac The low-end and mid-range models …
James Sherwood, 27 Sep 2007

Apple sells one in six US laptops

Apple was the US' third biggest retail laptop vendor in June, market watcher NPD has revealed. The Mac maker is behind only HP and Toshiba, but ahead of Dell, Gateway and Lenovo. NPD said by way of Computerworld that Apple took 17.6 per cent of the US laptop retail market in June, up from 14.3 per cent in May and pushing it …
Tony Smith, 29 Aug 2007

Acer to grab Gateway for $710m

Acer plans to buy Gateway in a deal worth $710m, which will make Taiwan's computer giant the third-largest computer supplier in the world. Under the agreement, Acer has made a cash offer to buy all outstanding shares of Gateway for $1.90 per share. Acer said the purchase will create a combined company worth $15bn in revenues …
Austin Modine, 27 Aug 2007

Toshiba asks for more batteries back

Toshiba Japan today expanded its notebook-battery recall programme, adding half-a-dozen more models to the list of laptops it wants owners to use only on mains power until new batteries can be sent out to them. Toshiba said the extension to the recall programme, which it instigated in September 2006, was prompted by an …
Tony Smith, 19 Jul 2007
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Gateway brings a new twist to the tablet PC

Gateway clearly thinks it's onto a winner with its tablet PC range, so much so that it's sketched out two additional models: the E-295C for budding artists, and the C-140 for home users. Both have 14in displays that can be rotated by 180° to lay flat over the keyboard, effectively turning them into freestyle sketching pads, …
James Sherwood, 29 Jun 2007

Gateway recalls 14,000 more laptop batteries

Gateway has asked a further 14,000 of its customers to send back their laptop batteries in a recall that stretches back more than four years. Unlike the broad battery recall the PC company announced in October 2006 in the wake a spate of incidents in which batteries from a variety of laptop vendors spontaneously combusted, …
Tony Smith, 20 Jun 2007

Gateway recalls 14,000 batteries

When laptop batteries aren't bursting into white-hot flames, incinerating loved-ones, treasured possessions and airline luggage compartments in a ball of fiery plasma — they're right useful products. Shame about the little catch. Today, Gateway is issuing a voluntary recall of about 14,000 lithium-ion battery packs to prevent …
Austin Modine, 20 Jun 2007
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Gateway ships quad-core desktop into US stores

Gateway let slip a quad core desktop into some major US retail outlets today. It's called the Gateway FX, it costs from $2099.99 and - as you will guess from the price tag, it is aimed at the PC enthusiast and "digital creation" markets. The base spec includes Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 processors, 512MB ATI Radeon X1950 …
Drew Cullen, 1 May 2007

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