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  • n. Attributive form of personal computer


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  • Microsoft avoided being broken up, but industry and antitrust experts say the legal assault on the company—and its aftermath—helped check Microsoft's ability to exploit its dominance in personal-computer operating systems to control other technology sectors.

    Feds to Launch Probe of Google

  • BEIJING—Even after two major deals this year, Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd. is interested in more acquisitions in the personal-computer sector outside China, and the company could raise capital by issuing equity or debt if it needs more funds, Chief Financial Officer Wong Wai Ming said Thursday.

    Lenovo Sees More Deals as It Expands

  • The remarks come after Lenovo this month announced plans to acquire German personal-computer and consumer-electronics maker Medion AG for up to €465 million $662.5 million in cash and stock and in January said it would invest $175 million to form a joint venture with Japanese PC maker NEC Corp.

    Lenovo Sees More Deals as It Expands

  • Gartner Inc. on Wednesday lowered its growth forecast for 2011 personal-computer shipments, as consumer spending continues to tighten amid economic uncertainty.

    Gartner Cuts View for 2011 PC Sales

  • Here, he signed anti-Green Dam T-shirts at a Beijing party in 2009 to celebrate the Chinese government's postponement of a deadline for personal-computer makers to include the anti-pornography software on new PCs.

    The Works of Ai Weiwei

  • Weak back-to-school sales crimped the personal-computer market, with global shipments of PCs increasing less than expected in the third quarter, data trackers IDC and Gartner Inc. reported last month.

    Global Chip Sales Rise 2.9% From Prior Month

  • The changes being considered include investing more in H-P's software, networking and storage businesses, all of which are more profitable than the Palo Alto, Calif., company's personal-computer and server businesses, these people said.

    New H-P CEO Reprograms Strategy

  • H-P is rethinking a plan to spin off its personal-computer division, as new analyses show the costs might outweigh the benefits.

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  • Many do-it-yourselfers see the biotech field as being at the same point that the personal-computer industry was more than 30 years ago, when Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak debuted what became the Macintosh computer and founded Apple Inc.

    'Biohackers' Get Their Own Space to Create

  • Microsoft slipped 12 cents, or 0.4%, to 27.72 after executives warned that industry analysts' estimated 1% decline in quarterly personal-computer shipments may be too upbeat.

    Global Fears Rattle the Dow


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