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Windows 8 Is Actually Hurting PC Sales

AP | By MICHAEL LIEDTKE and PETER SVENSSON | Posted 10.08.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The ailing personal computer market is getting weaker, and it's starting to look as if it will never fully recover as a new gen...

PC Makers Did Not Have A Happy Holidays

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 03.13.2013 | Technology

By Bill Rigby LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Holiday-season sales of personal computers fell for the first time in more than five years, accordi...

Windows 8 Is Not Saving The PC From Certain Doom

AP | By PETER SVENSSON | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Sales of personal computers in the U.S. didn't get any boost from the launch of Windows 8, confounding the hopes of Microsoft and PC...

Does Microsoft Need Even Bigger Changes?

Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.03.2012 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

Whenever I think about the current state of Microsoft, I can't help but imagine Steve Ballmer, the company's CEO, in skin-tight black leather pants. ...

Sluggish Computer Sales Could Spell Trouble For Microsoft

Reuters | Bill Rigby | Posted 03.17.2012 | Technology

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is starting the new year much as it did the one just ended - grappling with weak compu...

Surging Tablet Sales Force A PC Industry Reboot

Posted 09.18.2011 | Technology

(JORDAN ROBERTSON, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The personal computer industry needs a jumpstart - and it's counting on a rescue fro...

Technology Stocks Now A Bargain After Dropping Post-Japan

Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (Noel Randewich) - Top technology companies warrant a fresh look as earnings season hits full swing next week after their shares wer...

iPad Takes A Chunk Out Of PC Sales

AP | By RACHEL METZ | Posted 06.14.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Last year, the popularity of Apple Inc.'s iPad hurt PC sales. This year, that trend is continuing, as new data from two market resear...

Smartphones Outsell PCs For The First Time Ever

AP | DANA WOLLMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — For the first time ever, smart phones such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone are outselling personal computers, according to a report by researc...

PC Sales Suffer

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — The story of the personal computer industry in the second half of 2010 could well be called "The Tale of the Tablet." New data fr...

OUCH: Tablets Cause PCs Pain

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Few companies can disrupt an entire industry with a single product launch. But Apple Inc., whose history is filled with such gam...

PC Sales Up Despite New Gadgets

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

With all the excitement about iPhones, and smartphones, it's easy to forget about the old standby personal computer. But despite the explosive growth of choices, PCs continue to do well in the marketplace.

Smartphone Sales Could Overtake PC Sales This Year

Reuters | Georgina Prodhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

But meantime, sales of smartphones -- part of a telecoms economy very different from the PC Web -- are set to outpace sales of desktop computers by 20...

Microsoft's Real Problem: Steve Jobs

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As Microsoft (MSFT) continues to waste time and resources figuring out how to win a sideline game it has already lost--Internet media--its shareholder...

Apple Becomes Number Three Maker In The U.S. As Overall PC Sales Climb Worldwide

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If Apple has finally made it onto the winner's podium, can it still be considered the underdog? Cupertino-based Apple Computer Inc. is now the third ...