Computers and Peripherals


  • Lenovo May Surpass HP This Year: Analyst  Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 7:40 PM ET

    Bob O'Donnell, Program VP, Clients and Displays at IDC, says the market-share trajectory for Lenovo suggests it may outpace HP in 2013.

  • PC Is Evolving Into Wearable Technology: Pro  Monday, 15 Apr 2013 | 9:25 PM ET

    Gary Jackson, Big Data & Analytics Principal for Growth Markets at CSC, says the future of PCs lies not in mobile, but in wearable technology.

  • Is Windows Eight Slowing Down PC Demand?  Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 1:10 AM ET

    Steve Sedgwick and Geoff Cutmore discuss the shrinking PC market.

  • Cramer to Michael Dell: Give Up and Move On Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 10:40 AM ET
    Michael Dell, Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Dell, Inc.

    Cramer said that with fading prospects for the PC market, Michael Dell should give up his bid for the company he founded and move on.

  • BlackBerry Targeted by Short Sellers Ahead of Results Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 2:28 AM ET

    Some traders are betting big that talk of a turnaround at Blackberry is over-hyped.

  • The buzz at the South by Southwest festival is all about the gadgets: computers controlled by the wave of a hand, cool new cameras and more.

  • Google to Cut 1,200 Jobs at Motorola Mobility Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:46 AM ET

    Google's Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability, Google said on Friday.

  • HP Earnings Beat Street, CEO Says Overhaul Taking Hold Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    Hewlett-Packard's quarterly revenue and forecasts beat Wall Street expectations as it continued to cut costs under CEO Meg Whitman's turnaround plan.

  • Dell CEO Agrees to Lower Shares' Value to Push Buyout Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Dell Chief Executive Michael Dell, aiming to clinch a $24.4 billion deal to take the No. 3 PC maker private, has agreed to value his 16 percent stake about 2 percent below the offer price.

  • HP Breakup? Here Is What's Fueling the Chatter Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 2:29 PM ET

    Wednesday afternoon the stock spiked after hours on a report that the board was considering a breakup of the company. Hewlett-Packard officially had no comment on the report.

  • Dell Heads Closer to Deal to Go Private  Monday, 4 Feb 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Dan Primack, Fortune; and Carr Lanphier, Morningstar, discuss Dell's plans to sell itself to a buyout consortium, and weighs in on the state of the PC business today.

  • Why I Downgraded Apple: Analyst Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 12:52 PM ET

    Apple was downgraded on Monday at R.W. Baird, where the senior equity analyst responsible for the rating just isn't convinced that consensus estimates are correct.

  • RIM Preps Clients to Run BlackBerry 10 Devices Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:54 AM ET

    RIM shares rose two percent in pre-market trading after releasing a new system to allow its biggest customers to use its new line of BlackBerry 10 smartphones on their own networks.

  • How Samsung Is Dealing With Apple Dropping Chips Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 10:49 AM ET

    Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple.

  • Samsung Seeks Broader Chip Base as Apple Cuts Loose Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 6:45 PM ET

    Samsung Electronics is looking to supply chips to more Chinese and other emerging smartphone makers, the head of its system chip business said, to counter any fall-off in demand from Apple, which is weaning itself off Samsung chips used in its iPhones and iPads.

  • Handset Makers Scurry to Join Year of the Phablet Sunday, 6 Jan 2013 | 6:58 PM ET
    Samsung Galaxy 10.1 Note Phablet

    Call it phablet, phonelet, tweener or super smartphone, but the clunky mobile phone - closer in size to a tablet than the smartphone of a couple of years back - is here to stay.

  • Apple's rank in China's smartphone market, which is set to become the world's largest this year, fell to No.6 in the third quarter as it faces tougher competition from Chinese brands, according to research.

  • Will Electronic Device Sales Light Up the Holidays? Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 3:32 PM ET

    There’s little doubt Americans love their electronic devices. But questions remain over whether the affection for tablets and smartphones will ring up a happy holiday.

  • Staving off a disruptive competitor is difficult. Just because a company’s disruptive nature gives it an advantage doesn’t mean its reign will last forever.

  • Baxter Is Not Your Typical Robot Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 12:26 PM ET
    Baxter Robot

    That may sound strange, but in a world where robots are becoming more common on assembly lines, in manufacturing plants and shipping centers, Baxter takes robotics to a new level.