Hewlett-Packard, who is looking to get out of the PC market choosing instead to concentrate on the enterprise market, has improved its lead in the Australian server market in Q2 2011, with 13,910 units shipped according to new figures from Gartner. That was a 29.8 percent jump over its Q2 2010 record of 10,718 shipments - and it gave HP 41.5 percent of the local market.
Microsoft has failed to fill a three million order for its Surface tablets, shipping only 1.5 million Surface RT and Surface Pro models, according to a Bloomberg report. Despite a massive push into the tablet market, Microsoft has failed to scratch the surface with its Surface devices, it says.
The future of the NSW Government's controversial Opal contactless card fare-payment system is in some doubt, after Transport Minister Andrew Constance yesterday revealed plans to trial a rival system allowing passengers to use their bank credit cards on the State's public transport network.