IBM Moving Forward

By now, we’ve closed the chapter on 2014 and began to plan for the year that is ahead of us. In this time of the year, we’ll take some time to reminisce on 2014 as we plan for what’s to come in the next year. Similar to how we will be setting goals and making New Year’s resolutions, so will the companies we are a part of. Continue reading “IBM Moving Forward”

PC Sales Drop, Here Come the New Tablets

As you may know, PC (personal computers, both Apple and Windows operating systems) sales have dropped for the first time in 11 years and companies like Intel, “the world’s biggest chipmaker by revenues, said it was slowing production at its factories as orders from PC makers fall” (Financial Times). Intel is the world’s largest and highest valued semiconductor chip maker. Intel has been leading the way in innovation, and supplies most of the world’s desktops and laptops with its processors, as well as other related parts (e.g. motherboards, adapters, boards). The poor economy is one of the many reasons for this but in my opinion, there’s a bigger and more important reason for the drop in PC sales – introduction and the maturing market of tablets and smartphones. Continue reading “PC Sales Drop, Here Come the New Tablets”