Dell Posts Record Results

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Dell’s further expansion as an enterprise solutions and services provider highlighted the company’s most successful financial year ever. New corporate highs were achieved for a full fiscal year with revenue of $62.1 billion, earnings per share of $1.88 (GAAP) and $2.13 (Non-GAAP), and revenue from enterprise solutions and services of $18.6…

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HP Releases 1Q12 Figures

PALO ALTO, Calif. — HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced financial results for its first fiscal quarter ended January 31, 2012. For the quarter, net revenue of $30.0 billion was down 7% from the prior-year period, and down 8% when adjusted for the effects of currency. Read the full press release. {complink 2376|Hewlett-Packard Co.}

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Analog Devices Posts 1Q12 Data

NORWOOD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2012, a 14-week period that ended February 4, 2012. ADI also announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 20 percent increase in its regular quarterly…

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Integrating Mobility & Safety

I've been following some of the news about the guidelines the US government proposed last week aimed at reducing distracted driving, and I'm not really sure what to make of them. I feel like there is a disconnect here, as if there are a few missing pieces of information. Is the government simply restating the…

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Designing Products That Wow & Sell

During a recent interview with a journalist, I saw her scowl at her smartphone. She was disappointed that the smartphone did not provide the basic functionality she needed the most: easy voice recording. Every call and SMS disrupted her recording and forced her to go back and restart the recording. Her requirement was simple: “resume-able”…

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Kemet Closes Niotan Purchase

GREENVILLE, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced today that it has completed its acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Niotan Incorporated (“Niotan”), a leading manufacturer of tantalum powders, from an affiliate of Denham Capital Management LP. As previously announced, KEMET…

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