All Entries in the Category : Computer

All computer types including mainframe, servers, PCs, notebooks, tablets, storage, enterprise systems, and other related end markets.

Taiwan market: HTC to launch Desire 816, Desire 610

HTC will unveil its mid-range models, the Desire 816 and Desire 610, in the Taiwan market on April 23 with delivery of the smartrphones to the market expected to take place starting at the end of the month.

: Computer

SSDs’ lustre bound to fade quickly

Solid state drives have gained mainstream adoption, and designers have since looked for cost-effective ways to upgrade the system. Between flash and DRAM, flash is cheaper but loses to DRAM, performance-wise. As such, designers resort to scaling back their DRAM requirements and increasing flash memories-a case that makes HDDs the most affordable alternative for escalating data requirements.

: Computer

Worldwide PC shipments decline 1.7% in 1Q14

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a 1.7% decline from the first quarter of 2013, according to Gartner.

: Computer, Data

HP cuts 250 jobs in Roseville

Hewlett-Packard Co. is reducing its printing and personal systems group in Roseville and offering about 250 people jobs at other HP sites.

: Computer

SSDs are a Short-Term Phenomenon

I know this sounds like a sacrilege so early in the frenzied adoption of SSDs, but this format is a clumsy kludge driven by the industry‚Äôs fixation on the fact that flash is persistent — its data stays valid after the power has been removed. Chip-heads call this nonvolatility, but to systems folks this is persistence.

: Computer

Microsoft may release server orders to Taiwan ODMs

Microsoft will set up four additional Azure data centers in 2014 and is expected to expand its procurement orders to server ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Wiwynn, according to Taiwan-based server supply chain makers.

: Computer, EMS

As smartphone profits dip, Samsung rushes to overhaul empire

SEOUL — Smartphones have been good to the Samsung group, but like all good things, an end is inevitable, and with the company’s other businesses on shaky ground, South Korea’s largest business conglomerate is racing to restructure.

: Computer, Telecom