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PC shipments are buoyant, says analyst

Worldwide PC shipments are up a healthy nine per cent compared to the same period last year, according to preliminary 2007 first quarter figures from technology analyst Gartner Inc. Dell remained in the number one position, but its performance was well below the industry standard, with shipments down by 7.8 per cent. Gartner …
Kelly Fiveash, 19 Apr 2007
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HP buys EDS: What are they thinking?

Analysis Mark Hurd must know what happens to HP bosses who strike a legacy-defining deal. He’s the man who took over from Carly Fiorina, shortly after her takeover of Compaq turned out to be not quite such a big idea after all. The Compaq integration was managed to death – and yet you’d be hard pressed to point at much of what remains of …
Joe Fay, 13 May 2008
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Mind the Gap Saturday: Forums East and West

Mind the Gap Saturday is a feature every Saturday where Blognation China tells its readership the differences - the gap - in the tech, mobile, and enterprise worlds between China and the Western world. The humble forums. Once a dial-up operation back in the days of BBS systems, these forums have now become an integral part of …
David Feng, 17 Nov 2007
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BAE tries to polish corporate image ahead of Armor deal

Analysis BAE Systems plc's corporate migration to America may be entering troubled waters. The UK-based arms giant's latest plan is a £2.1bn acquisition of Armor Group, an American firm which makes Humvees and other vehicles for the US forces. This would be a good buy for BAE. Protected light vehicles are seen as a Pentagon "sweet spot …
Lewis Page, 14 May 2007
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So farewell then, Intel PSN

Intel, that most famously-paranoid of organisations, has made a major U-turn thanks in part to paranoia from its customers and apathy from software firms. A year ago, the chip behemoth's monstro PR department was pouring supertanker loads of oil on troubled waters in a bid to quell public unrest over the processor serial number …
Andrew Thomas, 04 May 2000