Dell computers – pending regulatory and stockholder approval – has been sold to Microsoft, Silver Lake, Michael Dell (the original founder of Dell) for $24,4 billion.
Nokia and Apple have both revealed their final quarterly earnings for 2012, and while both companies have done well, the markets seem to have a different views with regards to their performance.
Apple’s innovative use of the touchscreen was one the main reasons why Apple took the mobile world by storm and became the tech goliath we all know and love. But with Apple apparently preparing a new iPhone just four months after the release of the last – has Apple and many other tech giants lost their ability to really innovate in the mobile space, and are they just going through the motions?
In what is one of the bleakest weeks in UK high street history, DVD rental firm Blockbuster has become the latest UK retailer to go into administration. The chain, which has 528 stores and employs 4,190 staff, is the latest retailer to fall foul of increased competition online and has called accountancy firm Deloitte, the [...]
Beleaguered UK retailer HMV announced yesterday that they have called in the administrators, with 4,500 jobs at risk if the company can’t be rescued by a buyer. The news comes in the same week as another famous UK retailer Jessops entered administration and closed all of its stores last Friday. It’s been a tough time [...]
All is not well at Microsoft. Windows boss Steve Sinofsky – who has just presided over Microsoft’s launch of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Microsoft’s new tablet Surface – has left Microsoft after 23 years of service to the company. His departure takes place with immediate effect and has been replaced by Julie Larson-Green, [...]
HTC and Apple have made a surprised joint statement this morning revealing that both companies had come to a wide-ranging patent licensing deal. HTC CEO Peter Chou said: “HTC is pleased to have resolved its dispute with Apple, so HTC can focus on innovation instead of litigation.” The deal, which many had experts thought wouldn’t [...]
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Everyone loves a good bargain, especially when it come to gadgets, and ailing UK tech retailer Comet has confirmed via its website that they will be starting a ‘fire sale’ soon in order to sell of its stock. Last week it was revealed that the company would be going into administration after its owner, OpCapita, [...]