Ben Ames

HP refreshes its printer strategy

In an effort to slow drastic drops in printer sales, HP is rolling out both printers and expanded support and application software for enterprise and consumer use

Acer will target consumers with new Gateway brand

A boon for consumers, perhaps, but Acer will not challenge HP or Dell for corporate enterprise deals

Pano Logic virtual desktops run without software

Device connects to Windows XP on a remote server

Intel improves PC security with vPro upgrade

Latest bundle can automatically send patches to corporate desktops

Palm insists Foleo will ship on time

The company denies industry reports that the 'smartphone companion' Foleo will be delayed until October, insisting it will ship by the end of the third quarter

Nokia extends lead in handsets as Motorola struggles

Nokia continues to dominate the market, but all cell phone vendors will have to take iPhone's popularity into account in the months to come

Update: AMD sales chief steps down

Company confirms that chief sales and marketing officer Henri Richard is leaving the company in September

IBM reportedly eyes Wind River deal

Big Blue could establish a strong presence in the market for embedded operating systems with Wind River buy

Dell to restate results after finding manipulation

After finding that some employees had changed account balances to meet corporate goals, Dell will cut $50M-$150M of net income from fiscal years 2003-2006 and Q1 2007

Fujitsu announces LifeBook tablet, ultramobile PC

Fujitsu unveils a new tablet PC with 12.1-inch display and a 1.5-pound UMPC for the U.S. market

Dell to pay $48.5M to ousted CEO

Dell pays former CEO Kevin Rollins for his stock options six months after he resigned

IDC: PDA shipments dropped 43 percent in Q2

The PDA market is in steep decline, and manufacturers like Dell and Palm are looking to leave the market and focus on smartphones instead

Sun to axe unspecified number of jobs by mid-2008

Despite posting healthy profits for most recent quarter, company plans layoffs to meet earnings goals

Lenovo, Acer vie for Packard Bell

Lenovo has announced plans to acquire Packard Bell, stymying rival Acer's rumored plans to do the same

Apple plans iMac desktop upgrade

Apple is expected to announce a new generation of iMacs with a slimmer design, industry watchers say

SIA: Price cuts hurt chip revenue in first half of year

Semiconducter revenue growth was just 2.1 percent for the first half of 2007 as price cuts ans excess inventory benefit consumers but hurt vendors

Nokia maintains top spot in mobile phone market

Samsung unseats Motorola for second place among cell phone vendors, but analysts say iPhone will ultimately have bigger impact on industry

Report: Google shows phone prototype to manufacturers

Unlike with the iPhone, Google reportedly plans to rely on ad revenues to offer consumers free subscriptions

Apple faces mounting complaints on iPhone battery

While New York officials submit letter to CEO Steve Jobs suggesting changes to Apple's policies and fees, attorneys in Illinois seek to bring the matter to the courts

PC shipments rise in Q2 for all vendors but Dell

Overall global shipment growth for the quarter was 12.5 percent despite Dell's 4.9 percent decrease

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