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PC & video games retailer Game4u goes global, launches operations in Singapore and Malaysia

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 | More »

Game4u, the retail arm of Milestone Interactive Group that sells PC and video games, gaming consoles and accessories, has launched its operations in Singapore and Malaysia. According to the company, it is India’s first videogame retail brand to enter the global games market and will enable Game4u ...


India added 17.6M internet users last year, becomes world’s third-largest internet population

India’s internet population witnessed a 31 per cent year-on-year increase to 73.9 million at the end of March 31, 2013 compared with 56.3 million in the year-ago period. The preferred medium to surf internet and consume information online also changed from PC to mobile, according to the study ‘2...

26 August, 2013 | More »


Global PC market shrank 11% in 2nd quarter

Global shipments of personal computers slumped 10.9 per cent in the second quarter, the fifth straight quarterly decline in a market that has been devastated by the popularity of tablets, research firm Gartner said on Wednesday. Marking the longest decline in the PC industry’s history, Hewlett...

11 July, 2013 | More »


Microsoft reorganization – Crafty or confusing?

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appears to be planning a major reorganization. The apparent objective is to help the company move toward becoming a “devices and services company” as presented in the company’s annual shareholder letter last October. But, the question for investors is...

6 June, 2013 | More »


Big venture firms eye opportunity in Google Glass

Venture firms Andreessen Horowitz, Google Ventures, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers are teaming up to provide funding for startups working with Google Glass, the hybrid eyeglasses and smartphone developed by Google. The firms aim to provide funding to startups working on applications and ha...

11 April, 2013 | More »


PC quarterly sales plummet, sharpest drop on record

Personal computer sales plunged 14 per cent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping records, as tablets continue to gain in popularity and buyers appear to be avoiding Microsoft Corp’s new Windows 8 system, according to a leading tech tracking firm....

11 April, 2013 | More »


Dell – Take the money and run! Innovation trumps execution

Michael Dell has put together a hedge fund, one of his largest suppliers and some debt money to take his company, Dell, Inc. private. There are large investors threatening to sue, claiming the price isn’t high enough. While they are wrangling, small investors should consider this privatizati...

19 February, 2013 | More »


Failure inevitable for companies who miss market shift

Microsoft needed a great Christmas season. After years of product stagnation, and a big market shift toward mobile devices from PCs, Microsoft’s future relied on the company seeing customers demonstrate they were ready to jump in heavily for Windows8 products – including the newSurfac...

22 January, 2013 | More »


Family PC becomes a big, floating tablet

Sony’s Tap 20 changes the concept of the home PC by stripping away most of the things we associate with familiar computing appliances. Ugly tower box for drives, processors and fans? Not needed – they are all hidden behind the monitor’s back panel. Mouse and keyboard? Provided but unnecessary ...

16 November, 2012 | More »

Black Monday: Virus could black out nearly 250,000 PCs

About a quarter-million computer users around the world are at risk of losing Internet access on Monday because of malicious software at the heart of a hacking scam that US authorities shut down last November. Some blogs and news reports hyped the risk of an outage, warning of a potential “bla...

9 July, 2012 | More »

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