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    Laptop Ban Flights to US Likely Expand Says Official

    A ban on laptops and other electronics in the cabin of flights from Europe to America will likely be further expanded to include additional countries, a US official said Tuesday. In March, US authorities banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries from bringing laptops, tablets and other […]

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    WannaCry Attacks: Microsoft Criticised for Not Offering Free Patches to ‘Unsupported’ Windows XP Users Earlier

    American software giant Microsoft held back from distributing a free security update that could have protected computers from the WannaCry global cyber attack, the Financial Times reported Thursday. In mid-march, Microsoft distributed a security update after it detected the security flaw in its XP operating system that enabled the so-called WannaCry ransomware to infiltrate and […]

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    HP Unveils New Premium PC Portfolio at Cannes Film Festival

    In a bid to empower digital creators and storytellers with high-performance machines, HP Inc on Monday launched new premium portfolio series of Spectre x2, Envy x360, Envy 13, and Envy 17 laptops at the 14th Cannes Film Festival. “The Spectre and ENVY premium lineup of PCs inspire the imagination and enable filmmakers and artists to […]

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    Huawei MateBook X, MateBook E, MateBook D Windows 10 Laptops Launched

    Chinese telecom giant Huawei plans a global expansion into computers, it said on Tuesday, posing a fresh challenge to established PC players in a market that has suffered two years of falling sales volumes and pressure on margins. At a news conference in Berlin, the Shenzhen-based company introduced its first line-up of three personal computer […]

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    HP Leads PC Market Growth in India, Says IDC

    Registering a year-on-year growth of 8.5 percent over the first quarter of 2016, the overall India traditional PC shipment for the first quarter of 2017 stood at 2.16 million units with HP leading the market having a 29.5 percent share, a new report said on Wednesday. According to the latest Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker […]

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    Lenovo’s Global PC Shipments Fall 1 Percent, Slower Than Market Decline

    China’s Lenovo Group, the world’s largest personal computer maker, said its global PC unit shipments fell 1 percent in the year ending in March, against a market decline of 3 percent, as consumer demand continued its downward trend. Revenue from its personal computer and smart device business, which accounts 70 percent of total revenue, fell […]

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    Raspberry Pi Foundation Announces Merger With Coding School, CoderDojo

    Raspberry Pi Foundation, the company behind the nifty credit-card sized single-board computers, on Friday announced that they are joining hands with CoderDojo Foundation, an organisation helping kids learn coding, to form an entity that will be aimed at providing many more young people across the world with new ways to find new coding opportunities. For […]

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    Samsung Considers Adding Capacity at China Memory Chip Plant

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales for memory suppliers. The firm was considering adding capacity at its facility in Xi’an but no specifics, including the potential investment amount […]