“Hitachi is pulling out of the sale of personal computers, saying it wants to focus on larger network systems for businesses instead,” BBC News reports.
“Hitachi said it was now scaling back PC production at its central Japan plant,” The Beeb reports. “The electronics group had been Japan’s eighth-largest PC maker, with its main PC brand being Prius.”
The Beeb reports, “‘We want to develop new computers for use in the broadcasting industry, which is becoming more digitised,’ said a spokesman.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Sheesh, that’s like deciding to focus on developing MP3 players and an online media store. We predict failure for Hitachi’s new priority since, for good reason, the majority of computers we see in use in the broadcasting industry are Apple Macs.