Hollywood has George Clooney. New York has Derek Jeter. Lexington, Kentucky has Lexmark.
Lexmark (LXK), for the uninitiated, is a printer company; pretty much the one that isn't based in the New York area, California or Japan. And recently investors have been buzzing again that the printer-maker would make a fine target to get hitched – either taken private or acquired. Bank of America Merrill Lynch ranked it number one on a MOREJon Fortt - May 7, 2010 8:00 AM ET
I had some time over the weekend with Jonney Shih, chairman of Taiwan-based PC-maker Asus. Shih talked netbooks, the future of our digital lives, and gave a crowd of entrepreneurs and would-be entrepreneurs at Harvard Business School his rules for starting a company. Oh, and watch out Dell (DELL), he's gunning for you.Michael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Mar 29, 2010 10:25 AM ET
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There has been no shortage of talk about tablets. New offerings from HP (HP) and Lenovo were hot topics at CES, and you may have heard about a little get together that Apple (AAPL) is hosting tomorrow. While consumers (and tech blogs) are busy speculating on the details of Apple's offering, there is something MOREJan 26, 2010 2:16 PM ET
Apple (AAPL) is the exception to what one analyst describes as a "permanent and structural" collapse of PC pricing and revenue triggered by the onset of the recession and the rise of low-cost netbooks.
In the chart reproduced at right (click to enlarge), TBR analyst Ezra Gottheil documents a 13% drop in average selling price (ASP) and an 18% decline in PC revenues in the fourth quarter of calendar 2008.
"ASPs have MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 5, 2009 1:09 PM ET
UPDATE: Reading Mark Papermaster's statement in full, I discover that it had been taken it out of context. The full quote, reproduced at the bottom of this post, makes a lot more sense. My apologies to Mr. Papermaster.
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"I do not recall a single instance of Apple being described as a competitor of IBM during my entire tenure at IBM."
I did mental double take when I read those MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 7, 2008 6:08 PM ET
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