Cisco Probably Took a Hit From the Federal Shutdown

October is probably the worst time of the year for the government to shut down, if you’re Cisco Systems.
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How and Why HP Is Making a Long-Term Bet in Greece. Yes, Greece.

The ancient port city of Piraeus is just what HP needed to cut costs in Europe.
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Chinese Handset Exports Bode Well for iPhone Sales

Historically, there has been a close correlation between Apple iPhone revenue and Chinese export value.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: BlackBerry Is Just Resting, and YouTube Goes Mobile First

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Fire in China Memory Chip Plant Could Slow PC and Phone Shipments

No more cheap memory upgrades for a while.
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Apple Tests Larger Screens for iPhones, iPads

Apple Inc. and its Asian suppliers are testing larger screens for iPhones and tablets, officials at the company’s suppliers say.

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Apple Shifts Supply Chain Away From Foxconn to Pegatron

For years, nearly all of the world’s iPhones and iPads rolled off the assembly lines of a single company: Foxconn.

February the Cruelest Month for Apple Supply Chain

Caveat: A single peek at Apple’s supply chain is just that — a peek.
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Is It Time for Just-in-Time Data Centers?

Data center facilities suffer from the same kind of waste that plagued the auto industry before lean manufacturing changed it.
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Carryalongs Dominate, Enterprise Struggles and Hacktivists Rule in 2013

Analyst Mark Anderson makes his annual batch of predictions.
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Apple Supply Chain: Now With Less Samsung

Look for a Fall iPhone Blowout