Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.
Potential tablet buyers are opting instead for alternative devices, and existing owners are hanging onto their tablets longer, according to research firm Gartner.
One of the companies, the new HP Inc., will stick with PCs and printers and will invest in "growth markets such as 3D printing and new computing experiences."
Regardless, shipments of larger-screened tablets will rise over the next several years, says market researcher NPD DisplaySearch.
Job cuts will hit nearly all divisions later this week in the second wave of the company's larger plan to cut 18,000 employees, sources tell ZDNet.
Number of users could jump to 227 million in 2014, from 183 million last year, says eMarketer. But the annual growth rate is expected to drop again.
Fourth-quarter profits jump by 25 percent as laptop, desktop, and smartphone sales all rise.
The app will simply let Nintendo 3DS users tether the device to a smartphone to access the Internet.
Apple is still king of the tablet market with 32.5 percent share, but Samsung keeps grabbing a bigger slice, according to IDC.
Apple took third place last quarter but was hot on the heels of Nokia, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.