China Overtakes US as Largest Market for PCs

The PC turned 30 on August 12th, the anniversary of the IBM 5150’s launch in 1981. For the first time since, the US has been displaced as the PC’s largest market, as declining American sales met surging demand from...

HP China to hire over 1,000, biggest ever – People’s Daily

From People’s Daily Online (link) Hewlett-Packard (HP), U.S. technology giant, plans to recruit more than 1,000 workers on the Chinese mainland by the end of this year. The aggressive move, experts says, underlines that China is becoming a source of talent for multinationals, instead of merely a manufacturing centre and a market. HP’s current 5,000 […]

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