PC shipments return to growth in the US

The PC industry has been in decline for more than two years, but last year there were early signs it was starting to stabilize. While we’re still waiting for worldwide shipments to go positive, both IDC and Gartner report that PC shipments in the US have increased for the first time …

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EU-US Privacy Shield agreement goes into effect

The European Commission has formally adopted a new agreement governing the transfer of data between Europe and the United States, more than eight months after the longstanding “Safe Harbor” transfer deal was invalidated amid concerns over US surveillance. The new agreement, known as the EU-US Privacy Shield, places safeguards on how US …

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HTC 10 price slashed by $100 in US this month

In yet another sign of its smartphone struggles, HTC is today initiating a new discount on its flagship HTC 10 handset in the United States. Slashing $100 off the 10’s original $699 price, HTC will also give customers a $100 credit toward acquiring accessories from its htc.com web store. That …

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