It wasn’t that long ago that the folks who make a living predicting what people will buy saw the PC on the rise. Wait…...
Jul 3 2014, 7:54am CDT
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Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker, announced on Wednesday that it is planning to enter ten countries this year....
Apr 28 2014, 4:50am CDT
Source: Asia One
Apple Inc's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with International Business Machines Corp could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market.Apple shipped 13.2 million iPads in the June quarter, 8 per cent fewer than a year earlier and lagging Wall Street's forecast for 14 million or more. Sales of the device, which accounted for 15 per cent of revenue, fell short of Wall Street's expectations for the ...
Full article at: Asia One
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The file sharing and collaboration space is typified by two distinct perspectives on growth. The first says that user...
Mar 3 2014, 3:51pm CST
An anonymous reader points out that even though China's internet adoption rate is the lowest it's been in 8 years, the number of people surfing the net from a mobile device has never been higher. "The number of China's internet users going online with a mobile device — such as a smartphone or tablet — has overtaken those doing so with a personal computer (PC) for the first time, said the official China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) on Monda ...
Full article at: AppleSlashdot
2 days ago, 9:30am CDT
According to research firm IDC, Samsung is the market leader in multi-crore smartphone category in India with 35 percent market share followed by Micromax (15 percent), Karbonn (10 percent), Lava (6 percent), No ...
Full article at: Moneycontrol.com
2 days ago, 6:05am CDT
Smartphones break a barrier in 2013
Jan 28 2014, 10:16am CST
Source: Business Insider
When David Andrade became the CIO for the Bridgeport Public Schools District in Connecticut last year, he knew he was in for a big challenge. Only a few old desktop PCs were located in the district’s public schools, and his limited budget made it difficult to place a big order for new computers. Being in a working-class community, where 95% of the students receive free or reduced-cost lunches, most students didn’t have access to computers outside ...
Full article at: Business Insider
4 days ago, 7:24pm CDT
Source: Canadian Business Online
NEW YORK, N.Y. – The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each.
As a result, the devices didn’t become a runaway hit as Nokia’s low-cost answer to serving emerging markets.
Nokia X phones were devised to be a gateway to the company’s pricier Lumia phones. The operating system that runs the phones was to blend the core technology found in Google’s Android system with services and designs found ...
Full article at: Canadian Business Online
5 days ago, 11:03pm CDT
Gartner estimates that PC shipments declined 6.9% year over year to 82.6 million units while IDC estimated they dropped...
Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST