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Moving To The Cloud Will Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015, Microsoft Says (MSFT)

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Some 14 million new jobs will be created by 2015 thanks to cloud computing, a new study predicts. Buthalf of these jobs will be in India and China. Still, 1.2 million new "cloud-enabled" jobs will be created in the U.S. and Canada, the study says. And, if these predictions...
Moving To The Cloud Will Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015, Microsoft Says (MSFT)

Apple nabs crown as current top US mobile phone vendor

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For the first time since Apple entered the mobile phone market in 2007, it has been ranked the top mobile phone vendor in the US. For the latter quarter of 2012, sales of its iPhone accounted for 34 percent of all mobile phone sales—including feature phones—in the US according...
Apple nabs crown as current top US mobile phone vendor
IDC: Microsoft bets big on Surface with more than 3 million tablets on order for launch

Microsoft's "Magic Wall" Tech on Windows 8 Laptops & Tablets by Next Year

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Microsoft announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel just as it was preparing to launch Windows 8, Office 13 and the Surface tablet. The timing wasn't by chance: The maker of huge multi-touch screens - check out CNN's eight-foot "magic wall" - is an integral part of software giant's bet-the-company leap...
Microsoft's "Magic Wall" Tech on Windows 8 Laptops & Tablets by Next Year

Another Annual Decline for PC Sales

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Market research firm IDC just released its forecast for the personal computer market for 2013, and it’s about what you’d expect. After a decline in shipments by 3.7 percent in 2012, the PC market is expected to contract further in 2013, by at least 1.3 percent, the firm projects. While...
Another Annual Decline for PC Sales
Nexus 7 reportedly dethrones iPad as top tablet in Japan
Android growth to end in 2012 as Microsoft begins to steal Google and Apple’s thunder

Facebook loses 10 million US users

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Number of unique visitors falls in US and remains static in UK, but social media site's profits show healthy growthFacebook has lost 10 million users in the US and seen no growth in monthly visitors in the UK over the past year, according to data from market research firm Nielsen.Research...
Facebook loses 10 million US users

Intel’s market share surges to 10-year high

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Intel in 2011 achieved its highest annual market share in more than 10 years, according to market research firm IHS iSuppli. The chipmaker’s market share increased 2.5 points to 15.6% from 13.1% in 2010. In the same year, the company’s revenue jumped 20.6%, outpacing nearly every other semiconductor supplier...
Intel’s market share surges to 10-year high

Samsung Galaxy S III dethrones iPhone 4S as smartphone sales champ for Q3 2012

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The Galaxy S III has overtaken the Apple iPhone 4S for the first time ever to become the top selling smartphone for Q3 2012, according to Strategy Analytics. Samsung claimed the slot by shipped 18 million copies of its flagship handset during the quarter, compared to Cupertino's 16.2 million...
Samsung Galaxy S III dethrones iPhone 4S as smartphone sales champ for Q3 2012

PCs still slowing, and Windows 8 won't change that soon, says IDC

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Can Windows 8 save the traditional PC and spur growth again? Maybe -- but it doesn't look like that's going to happen this year, a market-research firm suggests. [Read more]...
PCs still slowing, and Windows 8 won't change that soon, says IDC

Consumer credit crunch could hurt holiday TV sales

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Market research firm iSuppli says the subprime mortgage mess and financial market turmoil could make consumers hesitant to open their wallets and buy pricey TVs this holiday season. If the worst-case scenario comes about, it could be a double-whammy for consumer electronics companies like Sony (SNE). It could even have...
Consumer credit crunch could hurt holiday TV sales

Market Research Firm Curtails Its Forecast for Facebook

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The market research firm eMarketer has tamped down its estimates for Facebook revenue. It now expects Facebook to bring in about $5 billion this year, substantially lower than the $6 billion that it predicted in February, when the social networking giant announced its bid to go public....
Market Research Firm Curtails Its Forecast for Facebook

Nokia still top vendor as global handset shipments reached 1.6 billion in 2011

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Global mobile phone shipments grew 14% annually to shatter the previous shipment record in 2011. Market research firm Strategy Analytics estimates that 1.6 billion cell phones were shipped last year, representing more than one-fifth of the world’s total population, which surpassed 7 billion in late October last year according to...
Nokia still top vendor as global handset shipments reached 1.6 billion in 2011
Big Data Indeed: Sequoia and Accel Pump $70 Million into Little Known Qualtrix

Apple takes top PC spot from HP in Q4

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Strong iPad sales propelled Apple to the leading position in worldwide client PC sales in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to market research firm Canalys(ZDNet UK - Desktop Hardware)...
Apple takes top PC spot from HP in Q4

Android in enterprises 'severely limited' by weak management support from Google

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Adoption of Android tablets and smartphones in large businesses has been "severely limited" because of the complexities of managing the various Android models and versions, market research firm Gartner said in an evaluation of 20 mobile device management software vendors....
Android in enterprises 'severely limited' by weak management support from Google
Ubuntu Is Spanking Red Hat, Says Ubuntu Founder

Report: iOS And Android Represent 82 Percent Of Q1 Global Smartphone Market

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Research firm IDC is out with Q1 global smartphone estimates. These are shipments and not sales estimates. However the striking thing is that the market is totally dominated by Android and iOS. The former has about 60 percent share and iOS has 23 percent. The estimates don’t include... Please visit...
Report: iOS And Android Represent 82 Percent Of Q1 Global Smartphone Market

Chip market poised for 'rebound' in 2012

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After several years of sluggish sales, the semiconductor industry is on the verge of a rebound, according to market research firm Gartner....
Chip market poised for 'rebound' in 2012

Apple overtakes Samsung as top U.S. mobile phone vendor for first time in Q4 2012

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A report published on Friday by market research firm Strategy Analytics said that Apple became the largest mobile phone vendor in the U.S. over the last quarter of 2012, surpassing Samsung in total units shipped for the first time in company history....
Apple overtakes Samsung as top U.S. mobile phone vendor for first time in Q4 2012
Not a single person said Maps debacle stopped them from buying an iPhone 5, according to a new study

Apple's New iPad Costs at Least $316 to Build, IHS iSuppli Teardown Shows

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Apple’s new iPad hit store shelves today. That means that along with the lines at the stores and the requisite applause of store employees cheering people who buy them, there were among the many iPad buyers today people who just couldn’t want to get the gadget torn apart. The analysts...
Apple's New iPad Costs at Least $316 to Build, IHS iSuppli Teardown Shows

The N.Y. Times' tax-avoidance story didn't stick to Apple

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Compared with GE, says YouGov, Apple's public image is made of Teflon Click to enlarge. FORTUNE -- Two years ago, when the New York Times reported that General Electric (GE) paid zero federal taxes on worldwide profits of $14.2 billion, the company's reputation took a steep and prolonged hit, as measured by...
The N.Y. Times' tax-avoidance story didn't stick to Apple
Facebook is killing carriers’ SMS revenue

Canalys: Android apps cost 2.5X more than iPhone apps

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The top 100 paid apps total $374.37 on Android Market, $147 on the Apple App Store Apple App Store vs. Android Market Here's a puzzler. Although conventional wisdom has it that Apple (AAPL) iPhone users are more inclined to pay for apps than the owners of Google (GOOG) Android phones,...
Canalys: Android apps cost 2.5X more than iPhone apps

Here's How Important Wal-Mart Is To Apple's Success (AAPL, WMT)

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During Apple's earnings call last week, CEO Tim Cook highlighted the importance of the company's partnership with Wal-Mart by noting that the retailer is "an increasingly more substantial partner in the iPad space... and an evolving partner on iPhone. And so we're working with them and enjoy working with them...
Here's How Important Wal-Mart Is To Apple's Success (AAPL, WMT)

NPD survey shows strong demand for free apps for kids

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But what kind of business does that mean for app developers targeting this market?A lot of parents are handing their smartphones and tablets to their children to use apps, and a lot of developers and brands are making apps to target them. But how many of those apps are actually...
NPD survey shows strong demand for free apps for kids

Survey: One in two phone purchasers seek Apple's iPhone 5

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Potentially casting some doubt on the recent reports of Apple cutting component orders, market research firm ChangeWave Research has found that 50 percent of people planning on buying a smart phone in the next three months say that they will buy an Apple iPhone, in line with expected trends in...
Survey: One in two phone purchasers seek Apple's iPhone 5
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