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Worldwide IT outsourcing market to reach US$288 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Aug 6, 21:28

The worldwide IT outsourcing (ITO) market is forecast to reach US$288 billion in 2013, a 2.8% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. Compared with Gartner's previous forecast,...

Semiconductor revenues to rise 6.9% in 2013, says IDC

Jul 31, 16:22

Semiconductor revenues worldwide are forecast to reach US$320 billion in 2013, up 6.9%, according to IDC. The research firm previously estimated a smaller 3.5% increase.

Growth accelerates in worldwide mobile phone and smartphone markets in 2Q13, says IDC

Jul 26, 14:51

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 6% on year in the second quarter of 2013. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), vendors shipped a total of 432.1 million mobile...

Worldwide PC shipments declined 10.9% in 2Q13, says Gartner

Jul 12, 12:24

Worldwide PC shipments dropped to 76 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a 10.9% decrease from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary results from Gartner. This...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 5.9% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 25, 12:40

Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The...

IC manufacturing equipment spending to slip 5% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 21, 15:51

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$35.8 billion in 2013, a 5.5% decrease from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

Global 1Q13 fab tool billings and bookings drop from year ago, says SEMI

Jun 13, 11:25

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$7.31 billion in the first quarter of 2013. The billings figure is 8% higher than the fourth...

Worldwide server shipments declines 0.7% in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 30, 12:12

In the first quarter 2013, worldwide server shipments declined 0.7% on year, while revenues declined 5% from the first quarter of 2012, according to Gartner.

Worldwide tablet shipments to surpass portable PC shipments in 2013, total PC shipments in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 16:49

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% on-year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5...

Asia Pacific leads worldwide mobile phone sales growth in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 22:10

Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled nearly 426 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a slight increase of 0.7% from the same period in 2012, according to Gartner...

Demand for SSDs in PCs to boom through 2017, says IHS

May 8, 16:01

Global shipments of solid state drives (SSD) in PCs are set to rise by a factor of seven by 2017, allowing them to claim more than one-third of the market for PC storage solutions...

Worldwide semiconductor assembly and testing revenues up 2% in 2012, says Gartner

May 3, 15:13

The worldwide semiconductor assembly and test services (SATS) market totaled US$24.5 billion in 2012, a 2.1% increase from 2011, according to Gartner.

Worldwide tablet market surges ahead on strong 1Q13 sales, says IDC

May 2, 12:28

Worldwide tablet shipments continue to surge, growing 142.4% year over year in the first quarter of 2013, according to research firm IDC. Tablet shipments totaled 49.2 million units...

Worldwide PC shipments in 1Q13 drop to lowest levels since 2Q09, says Gartner

Apr 15, 10:40

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 79.2 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a 11.2% decline from the first quarter of 2012, according to Gartner. Global PC shipments went below...

Worldwide smart connected device shipments cross one billion units in 2012, says IDC

Mar 27, 11:18

Worldwide shipments of smart connected devices grew 29.1% on year in 2012, crossing one billion units shipped with a value of US$576.9 billion, according to IDC. The market expansion...

Touch-enabled mobile devices will drive worldwide cover glass shipments to more than 2.5 billion by 2017, says DisplaySearch

Mar 6, 16:10

The growth of touch-enabled mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablet PCs, will drive worldwide cover glass shipments to more than 1.5 billion in 2013 and more than 2.5 billion...

Worldwide large format printer shipments decline 3% in 4Q12, says IDC

Feb 19, 14:44

Most regional markets posted on-quarter growth in the worldwide large format printer (LFP) market during the fourth quarter of 2012 while on-year sales declined, according to the...

Acer starts AcerCloud service worldwide

Feb 18, 23:04

Acer has announced the activation of its cloud computing service platform AcerCloud worldwide. The platform crosses three major operating systems and the company expects to attract...

Android, iOS combine for 91.1% of worldwide smartphone OS market in 4Q12, says IDC

Feb 18, 11:25

Android and iOS, the number one and number two ranked smartphone operating systems (OS) worldwide, combined for 91.1% of all smartphone shipments during the fourth quarter of 2012,...

Apple and Samsung devices displace Nokia worldwide for first time in terms of Internet usage, says StatCounter

Feb 8, 11:33

Apple dislodged Nokia in January 2013 for the first time as the most popular mobile vendor in terms of global Internet usage, according to website analytics company StatCounter. Samsung...

Worldwide tablet shipments to reach 145 million in 2013, says ABI

Jan 24, 20:16

An estimated 145 million tablet devices will ship worldwide in 2013 due to a combination of new market entrants, more affordable choices for consumers, and increased adoption by business...

Worldwide PC shipments decline over 6% on year in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 14, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 6.4% compared to the same quarter in 2011 and worse than the forecast decline of 4.4%, according...

Worldwide mobile phone growth expected to drop to 1.4% in 2012, says IDC

Dec 5, 21:42

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 1.4% on year in 2012, the lowest annual growth rate in three years despite a projected record number of smartphone shipments...

HP Taiwan not yet affected by layoffs

Nov 21, 21:48

Although Hewlett-Packard (HP) is set to lay off 29,000 employees worldwide, HP Taiwan has pointed out that it has not heard any manpower reduction plans from headquarters.

Digitimes Research: Asustek to compete with Acer for top-3 worldwide notebook vendor spot in 2013

Nov 15, 15:45

Weak Global notebook demand is expected to reshuffle the top-10 notebook brand rankings in 2013, with Lenovo expected to successfully take over Hewlett-Packard's (HP) leading position...

PMA reports worldwide projector market of nearly 2.5 million in 3Q12

Nov 15, 15:41

Projector research firm Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released its latest projector research, stating that the worldwide projector market totaled 2.47 million units in the third...

Worldwide sales of mobile phones decline 3% in 3Q12, while smartphone sees 47% increase, says Gartner

Nov 15, 11:17

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users reached almost 428 million units in the third quarter of 2012, a 3.1% decline from the third quarter of 2011, according to Gartner. Smartphone...

Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Oct 30, 13:52

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...

Smart TV shipments grow 15% worldwide in 2012, according to DisplaySearch

Oct 18, 10:52

Smart TVs are moving from a novelty to mainstream, with shipments expected to grow 15% worldwide in 2012. With the shift, regional preferences and TV consumption habits are changing,...

Lenovo acquires CCE in Brazil

Sep 6, 01:40

Lenovo Group has announced the acquisition of CCE, which is a leader in PCs and consumer electronics in Brazil. The acquisition is expected to expand Lenovo's presence in the world's...

Worldwide server market sees shipment growth, revenues decline in 2Q12, says Gartner

Aug 30, 16:07

In the second quarter of 2012, worldwide server shipments grew 1.4% over the second quarter of 2011, while revenues declined 2.9% on year, according to Gartner.

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Worldwide mobile phone sales decline 2.3% in 2Q12, says Gartner

Aug 16, 01:00

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end users reached 419 million units in the second quarter of 2012, a 2.3% decline from the second quarter of 2011, according to Gartner. Smartphone...

Intel pushes SSD business into the enterprise market

Aug 9, 01:00

Intel, seeing cloud computing demand continuing to heat up, is accelerating its solid state drive (SSD) development targeting datacenter applications, and has also developed High...

Strong demand for smartphones in 2Q12 continues to drive the worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Newswatch - Jul 30, 15:13

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1% on year to 406 million units in the second quarter of 2012, as Samsung Electronics and Apple shipped almost half of the world's smartphones,...

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    Toshiba Exceria Pro SD cards

    Toshiba has announced that it will launch a new series of SD memory cards offering the world's fastest data write speed. The latest edition to its line-up of Exceria memory cards...

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