Intel to re-enter foundry business
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Deja vu

Chip giant Intel said at its Developer Forum in San Francisco that it will license ARM technology and offer smartphone makers the chance to make microprocessors using its 10 nanometer fabrication technique.

HP leaks details about Kaby and Apollo Lake
Published in Processors

Be careful what you put in the manual

HP might have put some IDF spoilers into its Pavilion x360 m1 technical maintenance manual.

USB-C failing to impress PC vendors
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Costs too much

While USB Type-C is catching on among the mobile markets, PC makers can’t see the point because of the cost.

PC shipments slightly up in Western Europe
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 Doldrums time

A research note from IDC said that PC shipments in the EMEA region accounted for 16.1 million units in the second quarter of this year.

Asustek raises prices in UK
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Blame Boris, Grove and Farage

UK Asustek customers will have to pay more for their hardware after the Brexit vote decimated the pound.

HP releases a few more details on Windows 10 Elite x3
Published in Notebooks

Not really a smartphone

HP has released pricing and availability details for its Elite x3 which is an interesting hybrid of a phone, a laptop and a desktop PC.

Hardware prices jacked up in UK
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Thanks Brexit

Major PC suppliers are jacking up their prices in the UK following the country's brilliant move to show the world that Britain can economically destroy itself without any help from the EU.

Falling PC sales appear to be bottoming out
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Unless you are Apple

There are signs that the falling PC market has opened its parachute and nearly hit rock bottom – unless you are Apple which is continuing to fall like a meteor.

HP Rolls Out Device-as-a-Service
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Printers, PCs, Tablets on a single contract

HP has decided to allow enterprises to get their paws on HP's latest PCs, tablets, printers and other devices using a single contract with no cash upfront.

Oracle told to pay HP $3 billion over Itanium
Published in Processors

The cost of stopping support

A Californian jury has decided that Oracle should not have stopped supporting Itanium and needs to write a cheque to HP for $3 billion for doing so.Needless to say Oracle has said it would appeal the verdict.