Windows Phone Is Dead and Surface Sales are Slipping

Microsoft's Surface has gone from a proof of concept into the spearhead of Microsoft's hardware business

Microsoft’s overall quarterly results were excellent, but the company’s hardware divisions were a different story. Decline in the Xbox market is expected, but a huge drop in Surface sales doesn’t look good. Meanwhile, Windows 10 Mobile is barely on life support.

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Seagate plans 16TB drives for 2018, 20TB by 2020

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Seagate has big plans for its storage divisions, with 16TB drives planned for mid-2018 and a 20TB push for 2020. Hard drive growth has plateaued somewhat of late; can helium and new drive recording methods put things back on track?

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Intel’s mobile division has lost an astonishing $2 billion so far this year

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Intel’s Q2 results are excellent and the company’s profits much improved — but its mobile divisions continue bleeding money. When it called this contra-revenue, it wasn’t kidding.

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