Co-founder heads to PC
Brendan Iribe, co-founder of Oculus, is no longer the CEO of the company he created with Palmer Luckey four years ago.
Latest IDC report
While PC shipments are set to decline in 2016, beancounters at IDC think that the drop will be better than expected and there will be an improvement in 2017.
Lenovo named as the buyer
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Samsung Electronics is about to flog off its PC division to Lenovo.
We are not bumping off PCs
Fujitsu has denied exiting the PC market despite chatting to Chinese rival Lenovo about selling its devices unit.
Back to black
Asustek has reported net profits of $187.75 million for the third quarter of 2016, up 45 percent on the last quarter and 42 percent on last year. This could be a sign that the bad-old-days of poor PC sales are fading.
There could be a memory shortage for PC vendors brewing, after aggressive short-term orders coming in from smartphone vendors.
US swimmer used to prove PCs are not under water
Chipzilla is hoping to make a splash by hiring a US gold medal swimmer to promote its new range of PCs.
Longest period of decline in history
Beancounters at the Gartner Group have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.9 million units in the third quarter of 2016 – a 5.7 percent decline from the third quarter of 2015.
Sporting Core i5/i7 CPU, NVMe SSD and 360-degree audio
While Samsung's smartphone division is probably in scrambles now that Galaxy Note 7 had its nemesis, Samsung's PC division is working on a high-end desktop PC system with a cylindrical design that has been spotted for pre-order on Amazon. It's the Samsung ArtPC.