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Installed base of smart meters for distribution automation applications will surpass 143 million worldwide by 2020, says Navigant Research

Sep 4, 15:53

As initial smart grid programs begin to wind down and the sector as a whole matures, utilities are increasingly shifting their focus from the deployment of advanced metering infrastructure...

Worldwide public IT cloud services spending to reach nearly US$108 billion by 2017, says IDC

Sep 4, 14:15

Worldwide spending on public IT cloud services will reach US$47.4 billion in 2013 and is expected to be more than US$107 billion in 2017, according to a new forecast from IDC. Over...

Microsoft names new channel chief for Worldwide Partner Group

Aug 30, 12:37

Microsoft has announced the appointment of Phil Sorgen as corporate vice president of the company's Worldwide Partner Group. Sorgen will manage a team of sales and marketing professionals...

Worldwide Ethernet switch market declines 1.1% on year, while the router market grows 3.7%, says IDC

Aug 29, 15:53

Worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) revenues reached US$5.4 billion in the second quarter of 2013, representing an on-year decline of 1.1%. On a sequential basis, second-quarter...

Worldwide server shipments grow 4% while revenues decrease 3.8% in 2Q13, says Gartner

Aug 29, 13:31

In the second quarter 2013, worldwide server shipments grew 4% on year, while revenues declined 3.8% from the second quarter of 2012, according to Gartner.

Worldwide server market revenues decline 6.2% in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 28, 14:12

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenues in the worldwide server market decreased 6.2% on year to US$11.9 billion in the second quarter of 2013. This...

Worldwide hardcopy market shows signs of slower on-year declines for both units and shipment value in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 21, 21:11

After several quarters of notable decline, the worldwide hardcopy peripherals market showed encouraging signs of recovery in the second quarter of 2013. According to the International...

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage market sees continued recovery in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 16, 15:45

The worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) market grew 10.7% on year with 16.8 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2013, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal...

Worldwide tablet sales expected to exceed 381 million units in 2017, says Forrester

Aug 9, 11:35

Worldwide tablet sales will exceed 381 million units in 2017, according to new research from Forrester.

Natural gas vehicle refueling stations will total nearly 30,000 worldwide by 2020, says Navigant Research

Aug 9, 10:32

With the cost of natural gas reaching historic lows in many regions, interest in natural gas vehicles (NGVs) is growing. The growth of the NGV market is inherently tied to the availability...

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...

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    Before Going to Press | 11h 27min ago

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