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Microsoft and partners to capitalize on Continuum for Phones instead of the exited Microsoft phone business

With The Nokia phone business is to be relaunched via a $500M private startup with Android smartphones and tablets in addition to the feature phones for which manufacturing, sales and distribution, would be acquired from Microsoft by a subsidiary of Foxconn published … Continue reading

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PC Market Trends

A comment from IDC brought ahead: “Competition from 2-in-1 devices and phones remains an issue“. In the notes to the IDC press release it is mentioned as well that “tablets with detachable keyboards [i.e. 2-in-1 devices] running either Windows or Android … Continue reading

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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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The ultimate ultrabooks/notebooks and 2-in-1 hybrids/detachables with the upcoming Intel Core M processors

What is presented below it is an incredible advance versus that of one a half year ago. For comparison see my earlier Saving Intel: next-gen Intel ultrabooks for enterprise and professional markets from $500; next-gen Intel notebooks, other value devices … Continue reading

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The growing Chromebook challenge for Windows laptops: promises from Google I/O are getting realized with new Chromebooks introduced at IFA 2014

1. New Chromebooks (13.3”, 14”)2. Recently introduced Chromebooks (11.6”)3. Gartner Says Chromebook Sales Will Reach 5.2 Million Units in 2014 Note that a highly competitive ASUS EeePC revival with the $199/€199 EeeBook X205 at IFA 2014: the Chromebooks alternative based … Continue reading

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64-bit ARM (ARMv8-A) outlook: full smartphone penetration by 2018, volume start in servers next year, plus strong presence in enterprise networking

Previous ‘Experiencing the Cloud’ posts on the subject: 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) … Continue reading

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Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v2 Family (Brickland Platform)

Update: as Introducing the new IBM System x3850 X6: High performance and mission critical! with “Processing power, thanks to the latest Intel Xeon E7-4800 v2 and E7-8800 v2 processors” happened (albeit on [IBM System x Blog, Jan 16, 2014]) Intel … Continue reading

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