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HP unveils entry-level workstation with Xeon Skylake, DDR4, fast SSDs

Hewlett-Packard has introduced its new-generation entry-level Z-series workstations that use a variety of new technologies, including Intel Corp.’s latest microprocessors. The new machines can run serious tasks, yet they feature compact sizes and relatively affordable price-points. The HP Z240 Tower and Z240 SFF [small form-factor] workstations are based on Intel’s …

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Intel, partners to finalize universal stylus standard in December

Intel Corp. and its partners from the Universal Stylus Initiative (USI) plan to finalize the first specification of an active stylus compatible with a variety of devices already this December. The first products featuring the USI 1.0 standard are expected to become available already in late 2015 or early 2016. Different …

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Intel: ‘Skylake’ to have 10–20% higher performance than ‘Broadwell’

It is not a secret that Intel Corp.’s upcoming “Skylake” processors will have a number of micro-architecture-related advantages over predecessors. Various leaks point to different kind of performance gains, but Intel itself, apparently, expects its new central processing units to be 10 – 20% faster than “Broadwell” products depending on …

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HP unveils 31.5-inch 4K UHD display with 10-bit colour spectrum

Hewlett-Packard has unveiled its new professional monitor that combines all the latest display technologies available today. The HP Z32x boasts with ultra-high-definition resolution, accurate colours and rich connectivity options. Pricing of the product was not announced, but do not expect it to be affordable. The HP DreamColor Z32x (M2D46A4) features …

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Gadget Show Live: HP’s 3D scanning Sprout PC

Often at gadget and tech trade shows, I like to focus on the smaller stands as that’s where the interesting stuff is usually found. However, at Gadget Show Live 2015, one of the more intriguing booths was one of the biggest. HP was showing off its new idea for the desktop, …

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HP: mission-critical servers business improves as Itanium fades away

A little more than a year after Hewlett-Packard started to offer its business-critical systems (BCS) with Intel Xeon E7 microprocessors inside, the company reports that it sees some recovery in sales of such machines. While BCS revenues continue to decline, shipments of x86 servers for mission-critical workloads are beginning their …

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Intel: As AMD exited the server market, ARM chips get chances

At present Intel Corp. controls shipments of around 98 microprocessors for servers on the planet. Advanced Micro Devices is no longer a significant competitor for the chip giant, but a crowd of ARM-based chip developers seems to be. Server customers and makers need alternative processors to Intel Xeon, which is …

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HP to fracture into two businesses

Long standing PC giant, Hewlett Packard, is going to split its business into two distinct ventures, according to reports. As it struggles to remain relevant in a decreasingly hardware focused technological world, HP will spin off its PC and printer business and separate it from its corporate hardware and services …

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Analysts: Media tablets for $35 are incoming

As more manufacturers enter the market of media tablets, prices of slates fall rather dramatically. This week analysts from the Linley Group said that thanks to emergence of ultra-low-cost system-on-chips (SoCs), such as Allwinner A33 and some Intel Corp.’s SoCs, prices of white-box tablets could drop to $35 (£21, €26 …

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Asustek, MSI get serious about branded desktops

Traditionally companies like Asustek Computer and MicroStar International were focused on designing competitive mainboards, graphics cards and other computer components. However, in the recent years the DIY market began to stagnate, which is why the manufacturers started to look at alternative revenue sources. Recently Asus and MSI began to concentrate on own-brand …

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HP and Foxconn team up to make cloud servers for hyperscale datacenters

Hewlett-Packard and Foxconn Electronics, the world’s largest contract maker of electronics devices, on Wednesday signed a joint venture agreement under which the two companies would produce low-cost cloud-servers aimed at big online service providers. The machines will be tailored for individual customers. The changing needs of cloud computing require a …

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HP cutting over 1,000 jobs next year in UK

Hewlett Packard has announced that the new year will see another large number of its UK employees let go from the company. In total as many as 1,124 will be made redundant by the end of March 2014. According to union leaders (via the Guardian), the unlucky number will be …

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Hewlett Packard has new plans for WebOS

Hewlett Packard have been in the news this year for all the wrong reasons. After their botched release of the TouchPad tablet, which ended up on sale at rock bottom prices it appears they have had a change of heart in regards to WebOS. Chief Officer Meg Whitman has verified …

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Apple PC profits are seven times higher than HP’s

At the weekend, it can be interesting to get a hold of marketing research and company financials – it looks like Matt Richman has been busy doing some profit calculations. Earlier this month Peter Misek of Jefferies and Company indicated that Mac gross margins were hovering around 28%. When we …

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Hewlett Packard recall 160,000 batteries which could explode

Hewlett Packard seem to be jinxed in May. They recalled 70,000 laptop batteries in May 2009, 54,000 in May 2010 and another 162,000 are apparently potentially dangerous. According to sources, the batteries may cause skin burns due to overheating and even potentially catch fire in extreme circumstances. The US Product …

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