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Apple
Canalys: Apple hardest hit by PC pandemic shock
Of the top five PC vendors, Apple was hit hardest in Q1 as its shipments fell by over 20% to 3.2 million units.
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Apple
IDC: The worst is yet to come for traditional PC market
"This bump in demand may be short lived as many fear the worst is yet to come and this could lead to both consumers and businesses tightening spending in the coming months."
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HP
HP unveils channel partner & customer relief initiatives to combat COVID-19 impact
HP has unveiled a range of relief initiatives for its global channel partner community in a bid to help them navigate the operational and financial challenges associated with the COVID-19 outbreak. 
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Cybersecurity
HP announces three new security solutions for remote workers
HP says over 80% of home office routers have been found to be vulnerable to potential cyberattacks, and 90% of PC infections originate from email attachments.
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3D Printing
HP mobilises 3D printing resources to provide critical COVID-19 equipment
The company says more than 1,000 3D printed parts have already been delivered to local hospitals, and essential equipment being delivered include face masks, face shields, mask adjusters, nasal swabs, hands-free door openers, and respirator parts. 
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Business Continuity
HP CEO: "Please stay safe" during coronavirus outbreak
“The entire HP leadership team and I are ready to support you in the coming weeks and months. Do not hesitate to reach out to us or our teams at any time.”
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OEM
HP seeks to 'raise the bar' for security in the printer industry
"This is an important step in driving more stringent industry standards for IoT devices, like printers, and pushing our industry to a higher standard."
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Apple
Gartner: APAC misses out on global PC market growth
Despite a surprise year of worldwide growth for the PC market, Asia Pacific saw its fifth straight quarter of decline in 4Q19.
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Apple
2019 PC market growth benefits big three vendors
With the first year of full-year growth since 2011, Lenovo, HP and Dell took the lion’s share with 65% of the global PC market.
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Tablets & laptops
Hands-on review: HP Elite Dragonfly G1
With a price sitting around $4,400, the Dragonfly G1 EliteBook is a powerful, versatile and feature-packed 2-in-one which will appeal to users who value power, communication and portability.
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HP
Needs, challenges, opportunities: HP study delves into the world of creatives
“HP’s Creatives of the Future report shines a spotlight on the importance of revitalising skills, and the role technology plays in providing Australia’s creatives with freedoms."
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HP celebrates another year of success at partner awards
Adding two new categories to the mix, HP’s 2019 partner awards were a night of glory and glamour as 13 winners were named
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HP
Xerox to target HP shareholders as acquisition bid sours
Xerox vice chairman and CEO John Visentin says HP's rejection 'defies logic'
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HP
Shut down: HP rejects Xerox acquisition proposal
"We note the decline of Xerox’s revenue from $10.2 billion to $9.2 billion since June 2018, which raises significant questions for us regarding the trajectory of your business and future prospects."
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HP
HP names finalists of its 2019 Partner Awards
100% of the ticket proceedings for the awards will go to HP’s Levonne Hart, recently diagnosed with a rare neurodegenerative disorder.
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Lenovo
AMD launches Radeon 5500 series GPUs for desktops & notebooks
MSI, HP, Lenovo and Acer all expected to launch systems with the cards over the next few months.
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Apple
Traditional PC market continues growth despite issues in the supply chain
Nearly one of every four PCs shipped during the quarter were from Lenovo or one of its subsidiaries as the company once again managed to hold the top position in the market.
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Tablets & laptops
HP’s new convertible laptop for business
The new Elite Dragonfly is less than 1kg and features optional 4G connectivity. Plus, two new curved monitors.
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Gaming
Waikato Uni opens NZ's first esports arena
"People are still of the opinion that gamers are the nerds in the corner who have no social skills, doing something that won’t take you anywhere in life. But this initiative is a step towards showing people that esports can lead to many opportunities in a billion-dollar industry.”
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Printers
Popular enterprise printers riddled with security risks
Researchers from NCC Group analysed different aspects of six mid-range enterprise printers manufactured by HP, Ricoh, Xerox, Lexmark, Kyocera, and Brother. 
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Artificial Intelligence
Intel launches first 10th Gen Intel Core processors
The processors bring high-performance artificial intelligence (AI) to the PC at scale, feature new Intel Iris Plus graphics for entertainment.
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Apple
IDC: Global personal computing market sees growth bump
Year-over-year growth during the quarter reached 4.7%, which was notably higher than expected.
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Apple
PC market back on the downslide, says IDC
New Zealand PC market declines on the back of high channel inventory, IDC New Zealand reports.
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HP
HP study illuminates booming counterfeit print supply industry
Businesses that purchase print supplies are in danger of falling victim to the multi-billion dollar industry of counterfeits and fakes.