Narrow Impact for Microsoft’s (MSFT) New OS and Hardware

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) was once synonymous with its Windows operating system. Revenues from the operating system (OS) determined the movements of its stock price, and consumer reaction to its new releases bordered on a frenzy. 

It is a measure of changing times, then, that the latest release of Microsoft’s operating system and reviews of its new Surface hardware devices have only had a marginal impact on its share price. Between Oct. 5, when Windows 11 was released, and Oct. 8, the company’s stock price inched up by roughly 2.7%. 

While they are still important contributors to Microsoft’s top line, Windows

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$115+ Billion Global Laptops Market (2021 to 2030) – COVID-19 Impact and Recovery –

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Laptops Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030” report has been added to’s offering.

This report provides strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global laptops market as it emerges from the COVID-19 shut down.

The global laptops market is expected to grow from $106.24 billion in 2020 to $115.88 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.1%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive

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Genshin Impact Switch release delayed by ‘weaker hardware’

RPG phenomenon Genshin Impact has reportedly had its Switch version delayed due to developer Mihoyo experiencing issues with the console’s ‘weaker hardware,’ potentially hinting that the game could instead come to the rumored Nintendo Switch Pro.

The delay was reported by Twitter user Genshin Report, a prominent source of news on Genshin Impact. When asked as part of a Q&A session when the Switch version of Genshin Impact will launch, Genshin Report answered: “Likely sometime this year. There have been issues with the weaker hardware.”

Of course, this should all be taken with a grain of salt, as developer Mihoyo

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Rumour: Genshin Impact delay on Switch is apparently due to hardware limitations

Nintendo Switch owners are still waiting to find out when the entertaining free-to-play action JRPG Genshin Impact will arrive on the system. It’s available right now on PlayStation consoles, iOS, Android and PC, though the Switch version is missing in action. Genshin Leaker Genshin Report, states on Twitter that the development team are having issues due to the hardware imitations of the Switch platform, as even on smartphones you need a decent phone to get it running as the developer’s intended. Genshin Report says that the game is currently scheduled to arrive on the Switch later this year.


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Computer chip shortages are having a big impact on the auto industry

BRAZOS COUNTY, TEXAS — New week, new shortage.

We’ve brought you details on many from the pandemic, including the rising price of poultry during the Superbowl and the shortening supply of chlorine as the 2021 pool season opened up, but now the auto industry is facing a shortage of their own.

A global computer chip shortage is impacting the auto industry big time, including repair shops right here in the Brazos valley, but not in a way you might think.

Local economists say there’s only one thing to blame.

“Well you know what, we seem to have tight supplies in

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