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Gateway Moves to Buy Packard Bell

In an interesting chain of buyouts, US computer maker Gateway has now moved a step closer to purchasing Packard Bell, a decision which comes as Acer, headquartered in Taiwan, announced last week that it would... More...

HP, Gateway Sign $47m Patent Pact

HP and Gateway have agreed to settle their legal differences with a $47m payment, from Gateway to HP. The two firms fell out in 2004 over patent infringement allegations made by both companies against each... More...

Gateway CEO Inouye Steps Down

Gateway said Thursday that chief executive Wayne Inouye has stepped down in favor of former Gateway president Rick Snyder, effective immediately. Inouye resigned his post to pursue other interests, the computer maker said. Snyder will... More...

Gateway Tunes Out TVs

The Irvine, Calif., computer maker, which at one time claimed to be tops among sellers of plasma-screen TVs in the United States, has quietly phased out its plasma-screen and liquid crystal display TV sets in... More...

Gateway to offer customized PCs again

Gateway wants its customers to consider their options again. The Irvine, Calif., PC maker on Thursday will begin offering configurable desktop PC models directly to consumers, resuming a practice it abandoned in... More...

Gateway Plans Cooler BTX Desktop

When Gateway introduces its new desktops in September, among them will be a consumer model using a chassis design touted by Intel. Gateway executives say they expect their desktops to be among the first built... More...

Gateway closes retail stores

Gateway Inc. Thursday said it would close its 188 stores and eliminate about 2,500 retail positions, the biggest move the personal computer and consumer electronics maker has made since it bought eMachines Inc. last month.... More...

HP Sues Gateway Over Patents

The world's No. 2 PC manufacturer, Hewlett-Packard has filed an infringement lawsuit against Gateway over charges that Gateway did not extend licensing contracts on its patents. Officials involved in the case, which was filed in... More...

Gateway completes eMachines buy

Gateway said Thursday that it has completed its acquisition of low-cost retail PC leader eMachines, a move that will take the company further from its roots as a direct computer specialist. Poway,... More...

Gateway to cut more jobs

Thanks xStainDx Gateway expects to reduce its employee roster by about another 1,000 this year, but the action is not related to its acquisition of eMachines, it says. Rod Sherwood,... More...

IBM unveils storage gateway

IBM on Tuesday announced a new device for linking storage networks, saying the product offers greater performance and compatibility with other companies' storage gear. The product, called a network-attached storage (NAS) gateway, enables... More...

Gateway gets into portable music

Gateway will release its first portable music player on Tuesday as it continues to expand into consumer electronics. The Gateway Digital Music Player combines three functions in one, according to Rick Griencewic,... More...

Gateway tests waters of music business

The Poway, Calif.-based PC manufacturer is examining a number of strategies that could effectively turn the company into a player in the music publishing and distribution business. Gateway already maintains a site,... More...

Gateway sales hit 25 million!

Gateway, Inc. today will deliver its 25 millionth PC, 16 years after the company was founded in a Sioux City, Iowa, farmhouse. Quentin and Theresa Vasconcellos of Glendale, Ariz., who ordered the Gateway 500X PC... More...

Gateway wins White House

Gateway has won another term in the White House. The PC maker announced Tuesday that it has signed a deal to provide systems to the Office of Administration, whose duties include managing... More...

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