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WeWork Publicly Unveils IPO Filing

A recent report that WeWork was preparing to unveil its IPO filing this week has proved true, with the co-working space company having done just that. WeWork just unveiled its S-1 filing with the SEC, revealing much previously unknown info and metrics of its business. Key takes from WeWork's S-1 filing include:
527,000 members as of Q2 2019 end, up from 401,000 in 2018 and 87,000 in 2016. More than 50% of WeWork's members are outside the US.528 WeWork locations (across 111 cities) worldwide, up from 425 (across 100 cities) in 2018 and 111 (across 34 cities)  in 201638% of the Global Fortune 500 are customers$1.54 billion revenue in the first half of this year, but with a $905 million loss in the same period. This is up from $764 million revenue in the first half of 2018 and a $723 million loss in the same period$320 million sales and marketing spend in the first half of this year, up from $140 million in the first half of 2018$3.3 billion revenue run rate (as of Q2 end), up fr…

HP outs new Spectre Folio leather laptop

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HP has taken another shot at re-inventing the PC style with a new laptop dubbed the HP Spectre Folio made out of leather and built on the success of conventional laptops designed primarily for specific productivity tasks or scenarios.

The Spectre Folio is built with exquisite craftsmanship with HP embracing what it says is “manucrafturing” where carefully and detailedly designed hardware meets handcrafted materials. The new device features a 100 percent chromed tan, full-grain leather which plays an important functional role for users.

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It's crafted with a durable material which enables for a natural hinge and flexible chassis which sets a breakthrough new form factor packed with a timeless aesthetic appeal, accented stitching and precision edging which outputs a sophisticated and luxurious quality form mainly associated with fashion and is now finding its way to the PC.

In addition to being intuitively designed, The Spectre Folio is made for easy use by HP with its simpler and seamless transitions to multiple positions. With one hand, The light device moves easily from a traditional laptop position typically used for productivity to a tent position which neatly tucks away the keyboard for sturdier support on the lap and to tablet position with a built-in tilt for intuitive inking.

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These seamless use and engineering methods is made possible by strategically placed magnets coupled with its leather's unique flexibility to act as a natural hinge. The Spectre Folio is equipped with one of the smallest motherboards in the PC scene to enable for its ultra-lightness and design which capitalizes on 8th Gen Intel Core i5 and i7 (Y-series) processors.

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It's innovative fanless thermal design complements the unique qualities of leather to create an experience which feels both cool and comfortable on the user's lap. Other notable features include up to 16 GB of memory, up to 2 TB of SSD storage and either a 300-nits FHD display or a low-power, 1W 400-nits FHD option which provides for excellent viewing in any lighting conditions.

“The HP Spectre Folio is the PC reinvented, achieving the perfect balance of luxury design and cutting-edge engineering. It combines sophisticated style with incredible versatility to deliver an Always-Connected PC experience our customers are looking for,” HP President for Personal Systems Alex Cho said in a statement.

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“HP continues to create the world’s most exciting devices that are leading the PC category into a new era of innovation. By listening to the needs of our customers and leveraging our design and engineering capabilities, HP is setting new benchmarks for the industry.” He added.

With all these unique and ideal features, The HP Spectre Folio comes at a starting price of $1,299 for Intel Core i5 version and $1,499 for the Intel Core i7 version with pre-orders already open and a launch at select Best Buy stores set for the 29th of October.

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Additional accessories include a Pouch and Sleeve expected to be available next month for a cost of $49.99 and $69.99 respectively.


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