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HP split into two–HP Enterprise and HP Inc. (devices and printers)–for the growth phase of its turnaround

Also seeing total 55,000 job cuts this year, with 45,000-50,000 cuts already done in Q2. CEO Meg Whitman (age 58) is enjoying huge bonus payments via those job cuts, and then she will lead HP Enterprise as CEO, as well … Continue reading

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AMD’s Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) and Graphics Core Next (GCN) is coming to notebooks

Why AMDers are excited about “Kaveri” [AMD YouTube channel, Jan 15, 2014] Hear from the team behind “Kaveri” why they are excited about it and how it will affect the pc market.http://www.amd.com/nextgenapu The GCN architecture that is behind Xbox One … Continue reading

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AMD’s dense server strategy of mixing next-gen x86 Opterons with 64-bit ARM Cortex-A57 based Opterons on the SeaMicro Freedom™ fabric to disrupt the 2014 datacenter market using open source software (so far)

… so far, as Microsoft was in a “shut-up and ship” mode of operation during 2013 and could deliver its revolutionary Cloud OS with its even more disruptive Big Data solution for x86 only (that is likely to change as … Continue reading

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Software defined server without Microsoft: HP Moonshot

Updates as of Dec 6, 2013 (8 months after the original post): Martin Fink, CTO and Director of HP Labs, Hewlett-Packard Company [Oct 29, 2013]: This Cloud, Social, Big Data and Mobile we are referring to as this “New Style … Continue reading

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AMD 2012-13: a new Windows 8 strategy expanded with ultra low-power APUs for the tablets and fanless clients

AMD Strategy Transformation Brings Agile Delivery of Industry-Leading IP to the Market [AMD press release, Feb 2, 2012] At its annual Financial Analyst Day, AMD (NYSE: AMD) detailed a new “ambidextrous” strategythat builds on the company’s long history of x86 … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire with its $200 price pushing everybody up, down or out of the Android tablet market

Suggested preliminary reading: $199 Kindle Fire: Android 2.3 with specific UI layer and cloud services [Sept 29 – Nov 13, 2011] Update (when neither up or down the market is an option for the company): Acer Likely to Withdraw From … Continue reading

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Supply chain battles for much improved levels of price/performance competitiveness

Current snapshot: Intel rejects 50% Ultrabook CPU price cut demand from notebook players [Aug 16, 2011] Intel’s Oak Trail platform, paired Atom Z670 CPU (US$75) with SM35 chipsets (US$20) for tablet PC machine, is priced at US$95, already accounting for … Continue reading

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