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Microsoft admits it expects users to still be on Windows XP after the end-of-support deadline, but says stragglers could present a big opportunity.
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Report: The death of Windows XP buoyed the global PC market last year, but failed to save it from having the worst-ever year since records began.
Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman says the marketability of Google’s Chromebook beyond education customers is surprising and could extend into the enterprise. HP’s experience isn’t good news for Microsoft, which is watching its grip of the PC operating system market slip.
Microsoft is reportedly ready to discount the price charged to PC and tablet manufacturers for preinstalling Windows 8.1 on low-cost machines. The move could make Microsoft more competitive with Google’s Android and Chrome operating systems.
Time is running out for the vaunted Windows XP operating system, and Microsoft is pulling out all the stops to get businesses and consumers to upgrade. In the end, the end of Windows XP could do what Windows 8 couldn’t: lift the PC and overall IT market.
Sony has confirmed it is to sell its PC business, spin off its television unit and cut thousands of jobs as it slashed its net income forecast for the year.
Sony is in talks with an investment fund in Japan to sell its Vaio PC division according to reports.
Businesses are bucking the trend of the ailing PC market, according to Canalys, which said XP migration is fueling commercial demand.
Hewlett-Packard claims Autonomy exaggerated its profits by more than five times and its sales were actually less than half what it had claimed.