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3 hrs ago | HostReview News

How Trends May Affect The Future Of Data Recovery

While one of the worse data loss incidents cost a UK business more than 18.5 million from data loss, this number is predicted to be higher in the future.

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7 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

Maximize the Impact of Handwritten Notes With These 6 Tips

I was in college, and when it happened, all of the giddy rumors that led to my passionate curiosity and anticipation were not a let down.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

International Business Times

PC Market in Recovery Mode as Shipments Rise

The prolonged slump in personal computer sales is bottoming out. According to an Associated Press report by Mae Anderson, the demand in the second quarter is bright in all developed markets including North America and Europe.

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Related Topix: Consulting, Gartner

Examiner.com

Zmartframe - Transform your PC monitor into a Touch Screen and Android PC

Electronic equipment and gadgets are the fastest growing waste stream in many countries.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, TV

NBC San Diego

Tablet is King, Outselling PC

Robert Black uses a tablet computer so often, he owns three of them. He even has a tablet attached to his steering wheel.

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Related Topix: Computers

Re/code

PCs Back From the Dead? Not So Fast.

The expiration of an operating system born shortly after the dotcom crash and before Barack Obama was in the White House was the main reason why PC makers fired off press releases this morning proclaiming the return of the PC era.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Intel, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology

News24

.com | Former Parly COO has vanished, court hears

As a young boy growing up in the ghettos of SA, I dreamt of being wealthy. But I realised that capitalism defeats its own purpose, writes Matome Letsoalo .

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Computer Security, Science / Technology

TheStreet.com

PC Shipments Surprisingly Rise in Second Quarter

NEW YORK -- Both Gartner and IDC reported PC shipments were better-than-expected in the second-quarter, with Gartner showing a 0.1% increase, while IDC said sales fell 1.7% in mature markets, better than the expected 7% decline, indicating some additional life in the PC market.

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Related Topix: TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, Hewlett Packard, Dell, CPU, Science / Technology

Seeking Alpha

Intel: Console OS Can Keep PC Sales Strong

Console OS can help Intel's PC processor sales stay strong because dual Windows/Android computers offer customers a good way to save money.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Keyboards, Mice

Computer Weekly

PC sales bounce bank as XP drives hardware refresh Desktop and laptop ...

The European PC market has returned to strong growth after very weak growth during the first quarter of 2014 and eight consecutive quarters of decline prior to that, according to Gartner's latest PC market share data.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, CPU, Science / Technology, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft, Startups

MacLife

Worldwide PC Shipments Flat, Lenovo Leapfrogs Apple in USA

It's no secret that smartphones and tablets are taking a bit out of personal computer shipments, but Chinese vendor Lenovo has managed to narrowly pass Apple despite flat PC sales across the board.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Apple, Startups, Computers, Ipad, iPod touch App, Science / Technology, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Hispanic Business

Lenono sees 15% jump in PC sales

The -based electronics maker shipped 14,563 PCs from April to June, taking nearly 20 percent of the market share, said IDC, a PC market share jumped more than 15 percent compared to a year ago, further widening the gap between the runner-up , who took 18.3 percent of the share, it said.

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Related Topix: Computers

GHacks

Selling a smartphone may leak private information: what you need to do

If you are a regular here on Ghacks you know that one needs to be careful when it comes to giving away or selling old devices that were used for storage This can be an external hard drive, an old PC or laptop, or a smartphone.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Examiner.com

'The Atrocity Archives' by Charles Stross a fun genre hybrid

The Spokane County Library District regularly adds new books from just about every genre of fiction and nonfiction it is possible to imagine to its Digital Downloads collections.

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Related Topix: Spokane County, WA

Contra Costa Times

Biz Break: Gigamon is first victim of Silicon Valley earnings season tumult

Today: Gigamon plummets after revealing that earnings report will not live up to expectations.

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Related Topix: Banking, Financial Services, Silicon Valley Bancshares, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Financial Markets

Bloomberg

PC Sales Slip Less-Than-Projected 1.7 Percent, IDC Says

Worldwide personal-computer shipments fell 1.7 percent in the second quarter, a smaller drop than estimated as demand in the U.S., Europe and Canada helped make up for declines in Asia, researcher IDC said.

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Related Topix: Computers, HP, Dell, US News

WFAA-TV Dallas

PC shipment slump bottoms out

A two-year slump in personal computer sales ended in the second quarter, helped by improving demand in developed markets like North America and Europe.

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Related Topix: Computers, Consulting, Gartner

Lifehacker

Five Computer Security Myths, Debunked by Experts

We're no strangers to helping you secure your computer, but there are some computer security myths and stories that keep getting passed around, even though they're clearly not true.

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Related Topix: Computer Security

The Motley Fool

Why Tablet Sales Will Outstrip PCs by 2015

The dominant days of the desktop and laptop are coming to a close. PC sales have fallen in recent years as alternate devices such as Apple 's stopped supporting the OS with new safety updates in April.

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Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Ipad, Science / Technology, Keyboards, Computers

Hispanic Business

'Shape-in or Shape-Out'

The forecasts, particularly, warn Nigerian mobile operators to be on their toes in terms of service delivery or risk losing customers.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Computers

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