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JPR invites you to take our latest survey on Workstation Graphics.

July 7th 2014

JPR has has been conducting a series of surveys in an effort to better understand the evolving CAD and Workstation consumer and markets. We have received thousands of replies which have been extremely helpful. Our latest survey is focused on Workstation Add-In Graphics Boards (AIBs) and how brand effects choice and expectation. The latest survey can be found HERE, participants have a chance to win an IPad mini or Microsoft Surface 2. Thank you!

Learning how to count

Techwatch July 16th 2014

It would be a lot easier if you weren’t such a skeptic In mid-June, Intel said, due to stronger than expected demand for business PCs, it expects second-quarter revenue to be $13.7 billion, plus or minus $300 million, as compared to the previous range of $13.0 billion, plus or minus $500 million. Intel now expects some revenue growth for the year as compared to the previous outlook of approximately flat, driven mostly by strong demand for business PCs. The company will provide additional commentary on all business segments when it reports second-quarter earnings on July 15. That, no doubt, …

The future of CAD

The computer industry may seem to change at the speed of light but that's not true of the CAD industry. After back to back meetings with Autodesk and Dassault I am struck once again by the slow pace of change. I've decided to see this in a positive light. …Click here to read this blog entry

China’s engineers are more likely to join a start-up than Americans

Chinese engineers are younger, less-educated, unhappier in their current jobs and more likely to join a startup than their American counterparts according to survey released today comparing the hopes and dreams of engineers on either side of the Pacific. Chinese engineers also reported lower levels of education. A bachelor’s …Read the complete article

HP’s Image is Changing

Being cool and hip in the computer industry is tough. Each company has their own following who, in turn consider their own brand to have these qualities. However, appealing to the high margin “influencers” is a different story.Despite their best efforts, Hewlett-Packard has not really been hip and cool …Click here to read this news article

Microsoft looks to “Halo 3” to hold Xbox console lead

Sept. 25 (Bloomberg)—Microsoft Corp. took the lead in video-game players after it introduced the Xbox 360 in November 2005, five years after entering the business. Now the world’s largest software maker is banking on another new product to stay No. 1 ... Estimates of the first day sales of …Read the complete article

Nvidia delivers first modern motherboard GPU to Intel-based desktops

SANTA CLARA, CA—SEPTEMBER 25, 2007—The recent introduction of Microsoft Vista and a slew of other 3D-optimized applications, including Google Maps and Microsoft Office 2007, have redefined customers’ expectations for experiencing visually-rich mainstream applications on their home and business PCs. As a result, consumers have now made the GPU a …Read the complete article