Notebook sales only dropped 1.2 percent in the last quarter
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Not as bad as expected


Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided by their shoesize and reacted the conclusion that worldwide notebook shipments (not including 2-in-1 devices) dropped only 1.2 percent.

HP will be the king of the notebooks this year
Published in Notebooks


Replacing Lenovo


The maker of expensive printer ink, HP, is expected to replace Lenovo as the top notebook vendor worldwide in 2017.

Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

HP recalls 101,000 notebook batteries
Published in Notebooks


Less than 1 percent of notebooks affected


Hewlett Packard told the press that it will recall nearly 101,000 notebook batteries from products sold between March 2013 and October 2016, because the units could overheat and pose serious fire and burn hazards.

Notebook sales increased in November
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Top three saw 10 per cent boost


Beancounters at Digitimes Research have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and come up with some good news for notebook manufacturers.

HP shuts down FTP and Telnet protocols on printers
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Better safe than sorry

HP has decided to shut down aging FTP and Telnet protocols on some of its elderly printers.

Microsoft plans to bring x86 emulation to ARM
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It will be in Windows 10 in 2017

Microsoft will be rolling out x86 emulation for ARM processors in the Redstone 3 upgrade of Windows 10 late next year.

HP unveils Z2 Mini workstation-class mini PC
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A small beast with Nvidia Quadro and Intel Xeon

At Autodesk University in Las Vegas, HP showed off its newest Z2 Mini Workstation, a mini-PC that will be powered by Nvidia's Quadro GPU and Intel Xeon E3-1200v5 CPU.

TSMC plunges billions into fab upgrades
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And poaches Intel man

Taiwanese fab company TSMC has approved a capital injection of $4.91 billion at a board meeting.

European Union judge wants review of Intel monopoly case
Published in Processors


Intel might get into play a "get out of jail free" card

Intel might get the $1.4 billion anti-trust fine it paid to the EU in 2009 back after a top European Union judge recommended that the case be reviewed.