China's livestreaming industry is huge, lucrative and kind of dystopian

Dec 11, 2018
As more people join Chinese platform YY, a new documentary sheds light on the business.
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Inside social media's black market

Jan 30, 2018
New York Times reporter Nick Confessore tells how many celebrities have bought their followers from a company called Devumi.
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A conversation with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

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Microsoft is having an interesting moment and Nadella is thinking big.

Hewlett-Packard splits

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Oct 6, 2014
The split formalizes two different directions the company was already headed in.

Global PC sales plunge, what's Microsoft got to do with it?

Apr 11, 2013
Personal computer sales fell by 14 percent around the world during the first quarter of this year, according to a new report from the research firm IDC.

Michael Dell on taking Dell private and moving beyond PCs

Mar 11, 2013
Michael Dell, Chairman and CEO of computer and computer services giant Dell shares his thoughts on the future of PCs and how Dell fits into an age of mobile and cloud computing.

Dell to go private?

Jan 15, 2013
There are multiple news reports Dell, once the biggest PC-maker on the planet, could be taken private in a buyout that might allow it to retool and reemerge a leaner, stronger company.

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PC sales for Dell, Hewlett-Packard pressured by tablets

Nov 19, 2012
Last week, Dell's profits proved to be disappointing. Hewlett-Packard is next up to announce their earnings, as big personal computer makers feel the heat from tablets and smartphones.

Lenovo to manufacture computers in N.C.

Oct 3, 2012
The world's No. 2 computer maker Lenovo will hire 115 people to build computer servers, laptops and tablets in Whitsett, N.C., near its North American headquarters.

Final note: A particularly happy birthday

Sep 19, 2012
September 19, 1982 marks the first day someone typed a colon, a dash and a right parentheses and said: "Hey, look at what this looks like sideways."