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CEO Whitman to chair HP's board

Whitman joined HP in 2011 and is leading its turnaround effort

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HP chairman resigns due to ill health

It's another change at a company that's battling to get back on track

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Vizio rethinking PC strategy in weak market

New PCs from Vizio now hard to find. What's next?

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Lenovo ships first 4K laptop, challenging Toshiba

Lenovo's first 4K laptop, the IdeaPad Y50 UHD, starts at $1,299.99

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Acer ships first Chromebooks with Intel's Core i3 chip

The Chromebooks start at $350, Acer said, providing competition to inexpensive PCs.

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Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

The market reached its healthiest point in two years, but is still in decline, IDC finds.

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Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.

AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

AMD will improve its chips' power consumption over the next 6 years, hoping for idle battery life in laptops of up to 50 hours.

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Wall Street Beat: Upbeat PC news boosts confidence in tech

Intel shares hit 10-year high as reports on PCs, plus good news on smartphones and Internet advertising, generate optimism

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The PC's future according to Computex: Thin, light, wireless, gesture-controlled

As the dust settles in Taipei, the next generation of PCs is shedding weight and wires. Smartglasses and even human gestures may soon control these devices, too.

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PCI backers push low-power features with an eye on Internet of Things

The PC and server interface technology can sip energy when it needs to, PCI's industry group says.

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PC sales this year look just slightly better, IDC says

The research company has eased its forecast from a 6.1 percent drop to just 6 percent.

Intel to show thin tablet-laptop hybrid with delayed Broadwell chip

The 2-in-1 points to Broadwell laptops and tablets being available by year end

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Lenovo's Q1 profit grows 25 percent on PC, smartphone gains

Lenovo's smartphone shipments continue to soar in China. Yes, smartphones.

Hands on with Surface Pro 3: Lots to like, just not the price

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Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has a larger screen than predecessors, and bridges the gap between laptops and tablets