CRN Components and Peripherals News

  • Dell's Marengi To Retire
    Dell late Wednesday said its senior vice president Joseph Marengi would retire in March and a commercial division he headed would be divided up among two of his reports.
  • Lexmark Settles With HP Over Hiring Of Ex-Lexmark Exec
    Lexmark said Wednesday it has resolved a dispute with rival Hewlett-Packard over its employment of Bruce Dahlgren, a former Lexmark executive whose departure sparked a heated battle between the two printer vendors.
  • AMD's DTX: A New Era For Small PCs?
    AMD is crafting an open-standard specification aimed at driving the development and adoption of small-form-factor (SFF) PCs--a move that could help open up this burgeoning market for the channel, the chipmaker said this month.
  • CES 2007: ViewSonic Drives iPod Integration
    ViewSonic is mounting an iPod integration assault at the 2007 Consumer Electronics Show that includes what the display maker calls the world's first portable projector with an integrated iPod docking station.
  • 311 Systems Can Improve Government Service
    Researchers found that 311 has improved communications between public servants and San Antonio's 1.2 million citizens, while providing the city government with the means to measure its performance.
  • Displays: Go Wide, Get Bright, Sell More
    Yes, desktop LCDs remain largely a commodity market, and an afterthought for most IT buyers, but by staying abreast of the latest technology trends, solution providers can gain the tech advantage.
  • RAID array; blade workstation; color MFP

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  • Adobe, ISVs Set To Tease Mac Market
    Adobe Systems next week plans to demonstrate its next-generation graphics and media software at Macworld, but solution providers say the wait for the product launch is holding back some sales of Apple hardware.
  • First Mac Tablet Set To Debut
    The ModBook, a high-end slate-style notebook, is being developed by hardware manufacturer Axiotron and Other World Computing, a Mac product manufacturer and reseller.
  • Apple Sees Mac Sales Surge
    Apple saw revenue from sales of Macintosh computers rise 19 percent during the second quarter and 18 percent for the year ended Sept. 30, with notebooks leading the way.
  • Apple Clears Jobs, But Says Phony Records Created
    Apple Computer filed much-anticipated reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Friday, saying its CEO and Chairman Steve Jobs committed no wrongdoing in its options backdating scandal but that evidence surfaced of phony records that had been created to show a directors meeting that had never taken place.