The region, first known as a computer virus factory, has since became one of the most advanced security hubs in the world, housing companies like Kaspersky, Bitdefender, and ESET. This is how it happened.
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Apple reported strong numbers for the last three-month period. And if you thought the PC market was anything to go by, you're wrong: the Mac is back.
After years of PC shipments declining, Gartner reports the market is picking up in the US and Europe.
The PC industry worldwide sold 136 million desktop PCs last year, along with 160 million traditional notebooks driven by keyboards and touchpads. Those big numbers explain why Microsoft is feverishly improving the desktop experience for "the next iteration of Windows."
The CompuLab MintBox 2, a fanless mini-PC running Linux Mint is available to buy directly in Europe, but the first batch has already sold out.
IDC's worldwide PC shipment numbers are in and the best you can say about them is that they weren't as bad as they could have been.
Latest worldwide usage figures for PC/Mac operating systems and browsers show little change in November, a traditionally slow month. But a close look at the numbers shows that the free Windows 8.1 and OS X Mavericks upgrades were a hit.
Dell and Telefonica, the telco behind O2, have expanded the NetReady pay-as-you-go bundled laptop and 3G service to 29 countries in Europe.
Number of PC shipments to Western Europe continue to decline for every PC manufacturer except Lenovo.
The latest numbers from NetMarketShare show that the PC market might be slowing, but it's not changing much. Windows 8 is growing its share as people replace their old PCs, and despite vocal threats, no one appears to have replaced their Windows PC with a Mac or Linux.
The Lenovo Group has managed to post strong fourth quarter numbers in a market generally down for PC sales. The company's PC line with its diverse form factors that take advantage of Windows 8 is an apparent winner.
The broader availability of Microsoft's latest operating sytem has done little to prop up the ailing PC market in Western Europe.
Gartner's and IDC's first quarter 2013 PC sales numbers look bad, but we shouldn't be surprised because we saw this coming nearly two years ago. Welcome to the Cenozoic era, Cretaceans.
Microsoft's Surface Pro, which the company officially calls "a powerful PC in tablet form," went on sale today. On its website, Microsoft has officially disclosed how much data storage space you can expect to get from each model. Good luck translating the numbers.
The past year has been another tumultuous one for the tech industry. Here are some numbers that caught the eye throughout the year - from hackers to the Olympics, Raspberry Pi and the ongoing travails of HP.
Ouch, ouch, and ouch. PC shipments are down in Western Europe as the global PC market struggles during the spring-summer dry spell. But sales will likely rocket towards the end of the year.
After more than 200,000 hours of testing, Cisco is helping launch the network infrastructure for the 2012 London Olympics, which kick off on Friday.
The British PC market enjoyed a small increase in shipments in this year's first quarter, according to Gartner's preliminary numbers. However, Western Europe as a whole -- which includes the distressed markets in Italy, Greece, Portugal and Spain -- saw a 3 percent decline to 15.
Dell executives have portrayed the company as an IT outfit that can't be pigeonholed in the PC world anymore. Those statements, however, are largely aspirational today. By the numbers, Dell is very tethered to the trusty PC.
Dell doesn't want to be known as a PC company, but the numbers indicate that the company has more work to do.
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