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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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ASUS EeePC revival with the $199/€199 EeeBook X205 at IFA 2014: the Chromebooks alternative based on Windows 8.1 with Bing

To be available in the U.S. and Europe starting in November. Plus information about:– InstantGo (previously known at Connected Standby) from Microsoft aimed to bring smartphone-type power management capabilities to the PC platform, as well as increasing physical security, – … Continue reading

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Satya Nadella on “Digital Work and Life Experiences” supported by “Cloud OS” and “Device OS and Hardware” platforms–all from Microsoft

Update: Gates Says He’s Very Happy With Microsoft’s Nadella [Bloomberg TV, Oct 2, 2014] + Bill Gates is trying to make Microsoft Office ‘dramatically better’ [The Verge, Oct 3, 2014] This is the essence of Microsoft Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call(see … Continue reading

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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is the ultimate tablet product from Microsoft. What the market response will be?

With the jury still out (as one can judge from the value of Microsoft shares – on the right) it remains to be seen whether Microsoft will be able to crack the high-end tablet market with this product. The Microsoft … Continue reading

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Intel CTE initiative: Bay Trail-Entry V0 (Z3735E and Z3735D) SoCs are shipping next week in $129 Onda (昂达) V819i Android tablets—Bay Trail-Entry V2.1 (Z3735G and Z3735F) SoCs might ship in $60+ Windows 8.1 tablets from Emdoor Digital (亿道) in the 3d quarter

Update: At 19:40 on April 14 from the 昂达微博 Onda microblogging [Detailed background information on Onda you can can can find on the ONDA page of my other, ‘USD 99 Allwinner’ blog. Note as well the neostra ODM/OEM brand which … Continue reading

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IDF14 Shenzhen: Intel is levelling the Wintel playing field with Android-ARM by introducing new competitive Windows tablet price points from $99 – $129

As Microsoft is going against Android and Apple with a vastly updated Windows/Windows Phone 8.1 for $0 royalty fee on smartphones and tablets with screens under 9”, integrated Windows desktop experience (upcoming in the next update), capability of creating Universal … Continue reading

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