Tech Industry

Compaq muscles in

The PC giant is making industry waves lately with its retail moves and with its mammoth acquisition of Digital Equipment.

Compaq Computer (CPQ) is making industry waves lately with its retail moves and with its mammoth acquisition of Digital Equipment for $9.6 billion. Also, in this week's battle for shelf space, Apple Computer bore the brunt of the losses.

Compaq unseats Apple in Japan lead story Canon will now sell Compaq computers at its stores throughout Japan, displacing Apple.

Compaq outs IBM from RadioShack
update Compaq signs an exclusive, multiyear deal for providing Presario consumer PCs, taking shelf space from IBM at RadioShack.

Compaq's quest
special coverage In its drive to become the world's No. 1 computer maker, Compaq buys Digital Equipment for a record $9.6 billion

Best Buy quits selling Mac boxes
The retailer will no longer stock Apple computers on its shelves.