Here's a tour of how the Thailand flooding and a hard drive shortage affected three tech giants: Sony, Western Digital, and Seagate.
IT spending rose just 5 percent last year, but that small growth was seen in the face of economic problems across Europe and a hard-drive shortage, according to IDC.
Hewlett-Packard is the top PC maker globally, but Lenovo is surging. In the U.S. standings, HP, Dell and Apple hold the top three spots, according to new Gartner data.
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Spending on tech products and services around the world is now expected to rise 3.7 percent from last year, a dip from Gartner's prior forecast of 4.6 percent growth.
Leaked from today's 404: swimming Lego men, smartphone prosthesis, The Great Hard Drive Shortage of 2011, NextDoor.com, Nokia Lumia 710 and 800, Nikon D3 DSLR Halloween costume, and a question of public transportation etiquette.
Leaked from today's 404: swimming LEGO men, smartphone prosthesis, The Great Hard Drive Shortage of 2011, NextDoor.com, Nokia Lumia 710 and 800, Nikon D3 DSLR Halloween costume, and a question of public transportation etiquette.
With the warning, the chipmaker becomes the latest technology company to take it on the chin from the hard-drive shortages undercutting the supply chain.
Seagate's Momentus XT aims to combine two technologies into one drive that's big, fast, and cheap.