DailyDose: Dell misses sales forecast as PC industry struggles
In today’s tech news from around the world: Dell misses sales forecast as PC industry struggles. TomTom opens up maps to developers. Google launches even cheaper Chromebook. Microsoft CEO Ballmer suggests more hardware coming and more.
Dell misses sales forecast as PC industry struggles. Q4 revenues will be $14 billion – $14.4 billion, less than $14.5 billion average estimate of analysts.
Apple, Samsung Allowed to Add Products to Patent Lawsuit. Both companies can now add patent claims against eachother when it comes to products for which it hasn’t already sued for.
Nintendo Faces Wii U shortage after US debut this weekend. The creator of Mario and Zelda is expected to sell 3.5 million units this year. Starting November 18 at $300.
Facebook takes another shot at settling privacy lawsuit. A US judge will listen to FB’s attempt to settle alleged privacy violations.
TomTom opens up maps to developers. The Dutch map maker announced a programmable platform as it competes with Google and Apple.
Google Reportedly Readies Maps App For iOS. Google is said to have distributed an external test version of its native maps app for iOS, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.
Google launches even cheaper Chromebook: The $199 chromebook by Acer will have a 11.6 inch screen, 2GB Ram and 320 GB HDD.
Microsoft CEO Ballmer suggests more hardware coming. After Surface, the company is looking for more opportunities to build hardware.