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IDC: Analytics a $51B business by 2016 thanks to big data

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According to market research firm IDC, the market for business analytics software grew 14 percent in 2011 and will hit $50.7 billion in revenue by 2016. It will grow at a rate of 9.8 percent a year until then, IDC predicts, driven in part by the current hype around big...
IDC: Analytics a $51B business by 2016 thanks to big data
Android now powers 75% of all smartphones sold. Are we heading towards a Google monopoly?
IDC: Microsoft bets big on Surface with more than 3 million tablets on order for launch
Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google's Mobile OS

Smartphone sales growing by 45% in 2012, IDC says

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Smartphone shipments to retailers worldwide this year are expected to total 717 million, 45% more than shipped in 2011, IDC said Tuesday....
Smartphone sales growing by 45% in 2012, IDC says

China leads the second coming of the smartphone

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Although it currently leads the world in smartphone shipments, the U.S. had best be prepared to step down. China will take over the top spot this year and has no plans of looking back. Research firm IDC notes the new leader and confirms a trend we’ve previously reported: the...
China leads the second coming of the smartphone

Apple Owns China's Tablet Market

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The iPad first debuted in China on September 17, 2010. Now, not two years later, it is has captured nearly three-quarters of the country’s tablet market. According to a new survey from market research firm Analysys International, Chinese consumers purchased 2.34 million tablets during the second quarter of 2012, a...
Apple Owns China's Tablet Market

Appcelerator: Developer Interest In Android Has Cratered, But It's Starting To Improve (GOOG, AAPL)

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Despite the explosive growth of Android's market share, it hasn't won over developers. In fact, developer interest in Android has been in decline for a year now, according to the latest report from Appcelerator/IDC. They survey over 3,000 developers to get their take on the which platforms are most interesting....
Appcelerator: Developer Interest In Android Has Cratered, But It's Starting To Improve (GOOG, AAPL)
iPad 2 said to have extinguished Kindle Fire demand

The Four Big Things HP Really Needs To Turn Itself Around (HPQ)

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Six months into Meg Whitman's reign as Hewlett-Packard's CEO, the jury is still out on whether she will stop its decline. She is warning that HP’s transformation could take three to five years. But HP doesn’t have years. In its fiscal first quarter, year over year revenue declined in...
The Four Big Things HP Really Needs To Turn Itself Around (HPQ)

IDC: Tablet Sales Grew 78.4% YoY In 2012 - Expected To Pass Desktop Sales In 2013, Portable PCs In 2014

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Strong growth in tablet sales is helping to drive overall growth in the global smart connected device market, according to analyst IDC, as the market reshapes itself with mobility at its core. Posting a new report for full year 2012 and projections through to 2017, the analyst notes that market expansion last year...
IDC: Tablet Sales Grew 78.4% YoY In 2012 - Expected To Pass Desktop Sales In 2013, Portable PCs In 2014

iPhone, Android account for 82% of smartphones shipped

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Android and iPhone smartphones together made up 82% of all such devices shipped to retailers in the first quarter of 2012, IDC said Thursday....
iPhone, Android account for 82% of smartphones shipped

Developer Interest in Windows Phone Plummets, but Windows 8 Tablets May Be a Bright Spot

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Windows Phone's future appears even more uncertain, as developer interest in the platorm has been plummeting, says a survey from IDC and Appcelerator....
Developer Interest in Windows Phone Plummets, but Windows 8 Tablets May Be a Bright Spot

Study: tablets, smartphones rule mobile gaming; handhelds wane

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A report by market analysts App Annie and IDC continue to show that mobile devices such as the iPhone or the Nexus 7 control a clear majority of mobile gaming interest and dollars spent on purchases, with portable handhelds fading rapidly. The first quarter of 2013 saw another milestone achieved...
Study: tablets, smartphones rule mobile gaming; handhelds wane

HP, Dell still dominate a booming global PC market; bad news lurks for AMD

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Photo: HP Global PC sales are growing at their fastest clip in two years, and Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and Dell (DELL) are getting most of the action. According to figures released by IDC on Wednesday, the two dominant PC makers made one of every three computers sold worldwide in the summer...
HP, Dell still dominate a booming global PC market; bad news lurks for AMD

IDC: Android-Crazy China Passes U.S. As Smartphone Leader, But India's Growing The Fastest

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The latest figures out from IDC confirm that this is the year that China will overtake the U.S. as the world’s biggest smartphone market, with its 25.5% share a significant lead over the U.S.’s 17.8%. The tipping point has been a long time coming: China is the world’s most-populated country,...
IDC: Android-Crazy China Passes U.S. As Smartphone Leader, But India's Growing The Fastest
Think we're moving past the PC? Ask the PC makers

Samsung remains top OEM in March, as Android and iOS capture 80% of U.S. market

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Following IDC’s report this morning highlighting Apple’s continued growth among mobile phone marketshare worldwide, while coming second to Samsung in global smartphone marketshare, research firm comScore has just released its numbers for U.S. mobile subscribers for the three month period ending March 2012. According to comScore, Apple posted impressive...
Samsung remains top OEM in March, as Android and iOS capture 80% of U.S. market

iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling

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Research firm IDC yesterday released its estimates of global mobile phone and smartphone shipments for the third quarter of 2012, revealing that the iPhone 5 launch helped Apple gain market share over the year-ago period that saw customers holding out for the iPhone 4S launch. The few days of iPhone...
iPhone 5 Launch Props Up Apple's Share of Smartphone Market as Samsung Keeps Rolling
Microsoft's Mobile Ambition: Not Dead Yet
The PC market sees its steepest decline ever in 2013, according to IDC

Prices Of Windows 8 Machines Are Falling. Wow, Demand Must Be Red Hot!

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Notebook manufacturers appear to be lowering the prices of some Windows 8 notebooks and tablets, presumably pinched by underperforming Windows 8 demand or a a slow selling season. Six out of the fourteen Windows 8 notebooks or tablets sold by Microsoft via its Windows Store now come with discounts attached, CNET...
Prices Of Windows 8 Machines Are Falling. Wow, Demand Must Be Red Hot!
Microsoft shipped 900,000 Surface tablets in Q1, says IDC

Mobile devices will drive IT spending in 2013, IDC says

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More than half of next year's expected 5.7% increase in global IT spending will be driven by sales of smartphones, tablets and e-readers, IDC said in a forecast published Friday....
Mobile devices will drive IT spending in 2013, IDC says
IDC: Smartphones now more popular than feature phones

Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now

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Laptop makers not focused on producing attractive tablets may want to re-evaluate that strategy. According to an IDC report on Monday, tablets will begin to outsell portable PCs in 2015. This forecast further emphasizes the massive shift toward mobile, which has been underway for several years: Smartphones began outselling PCs...
Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now

Microsoft updates roadmap for Windows Embedded, more releases to come

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Microsoft plans to release Windows Embedded Standard 8 next March, as the company aims to bring Windows 8 features to a whole host of devices outside the PC, including ATMs, information kiosks, advertising displays and even industrial machines. On Wednesday, Microsoft introduced a new roadmap for the next versions...
Microsoft updates roadmap for Windows Embedded, more releases to come

Flash! Inevitable Scheduled to Occur! China Smartphone Market to Become World's Biggest!

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iStockphoto | aluxum China is poised to oust the United States as the world’s top smartphone market as early as this year. The latest figures from International Data Corporation indicate China’s share of the global smartphone market will rise to 20.7 percent, up from 18.2 percent in 2011. And that’s...
Flash! Inevitable Scheduled to Occur! China Smartphone Market to Become World's Biggest!
Big Mobile Publishers Wrest Control Of Ad Market Away From Networks

What's Behind the Drop in Kindle Fire Shipments?

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Once hailed as the first true rival to the iPad, Amazon’s Kindle Fire no longer seems to be much of a threat to Apple’s tablet. The Fire had no impact on Apple’s March quarter iPad sales. Indeed, during the company’s second-quarter earnings call, CFO Peter Oppenheimer said Apple is selling...
What's Behind the Drop in Kindle Fire Shipments?
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