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Xerox considers HP takeover

Xerox, with a market value of $8.23 billion, is planning to make a cash-and-stock offer for HP, a $29.85 billion company. According to rumours, the company board analysed the possibility this Tuesday, and there’s a major bank backing this offer. In October, HP had announced that it would cut up …

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New AMD Navi GPU listed by HP

This has been quite the week for PC hardware leaks. We’ve been hearing a lot about Threadripper, Intel 10th Gen, Cascade Lake-X and various motherboards but now, we are also getting early news of upcoming graphics cards. Specifically, new GPUs based on AMD’s Navi architecture. Over the weekend, we began …

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HP is recalling 100,000 laptop batteries

It looks like Samsung isn’t the only company to run into some bad luck with batteries lately as HP has announced that it is recalling thousands of laptop batteries due to risk of overheating and catching fire. The recall affects 101,000 laptop batteries in total, all sold between March 2013 …

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HP unveils Pavilion Skylake gaming laptop for under $1000

There are plenty of reasons one might want to grab a gaming laptop. However, not everyone has the budget for a monstrous desktop system and a capable gaming laptop, with many of the top 1080p performers sitting well over the $1000 threshold. If you don’t demand top graphics performance while …

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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: ‘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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Tech giants side with Samsung in Apple patent suit

Several massive tech firms including the likes of Google, Facebook, HP, Dell and eBay have all apparently sided with Samsung in its on-going patent dispute with Apple. According to a new report, the companies filed a ‘friend of the court’ briefing earlier this month, speaking out against the ruling that …

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Intel still committed to make new Itanium processors

Intel Corp. introduced its latest Itanium microprocessor code-named “Poulson” back in 2012 and since then the company has neither updated the lineup of its IA64 chips, nor revealed exact plans about future Itanium products. But while Intel has been consistently adding new reliability, availability and serviceability features to its Xeon …

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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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Dell remains world’s top supplier of PC displays

Despite of relatively weak sales of PC monitors in the fourth quarter of 2014, Dell managed to retain its No. 1 position on the market, according to a new report from International Data Corp. Among the top five display suppliers only two actually produce liquid crystal display panels for them, …

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Microsoft reportedly working on $149 laptops with Windows 10

In a bid to address emerging and educational markets with inexpensive laptops, Microsoft Corp. is reportedly working with two companies on ultra-cheap personal computers due this summer. The systems are projected to hit record-low $149 price-point per unit, which is on-par with low-end media tablets from renowned brands. The two …

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