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2011-06-07 05:25:00

Research firm International Data Corp. (IDC) said on Monday that it expects personal computer sales to grow 4.2 percent this year. The new projection comes after IDC's tally showed PC sales dropped by 1.1 percent in the first quarter compared to last year. "The PC market has definitely hit a slow patch," Loren Loverde, vice president, Worldwide Consumer Device Trackers, said in a statement. "Nevertheless, the long-term growth drivers "“ first among which are growth in emerging...

2011-06-07 04:00:00

BEIJING, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- VanceInfo Technologies Inc. (NYSE: VIT) ("VanceInfo" or the "Company"), an IT service provider and one of the leading offshore software development companies in China, today announced that the Company has been ranked number one with increased market share among China-based offshore software development vendors for Europe and North America as measured by 2010 revenues, according to International Data Corporation ("IDC"). This marks the fourth...

2011-04-27 05:03:00

SEATTLE, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design Corp. (IDC) announced today that Carlos V. Paya, MD, PhD, will join IDC as Chief Executive Officer and Board Director effective May 2, 2011, to lead IDC into its next stage of growth. Dr. Paya brings a successful track record and over 25 years of scientific, clinical and executive management experience to IDC. Current CEO and co-founder Steven Reed, PhD, will continue to serve on IDC's executive management team and Board of...

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2011-04-14 09:55:00

Desktop PC sales are cooling and one of the reasons may well be the increased popularity of tablet devices such as Motorola's Xoom and Apple's iPad, according to various media reports. Tablets bridge the divide of smartphone technology which emphasizes entertainment and location services, while the strong point of traditional PC machines are their processing ability and wealth of productivity software. Apple Inc.'s iPad, which made its public debut last summer, has been a great...

2011-02-09 00:01:31

Paper Provides Guidance for Organizations Seeking Cloud Solutions and Services; Examines Consona's Cloud-Based CRM and ERP Options INDIANAPOLIS (Vocus/PRWEB) February 08, 2011 Consona Corporation (Consona), a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for companies of all sizes, today announced the availability of the latest white paper sponsored by Consona and published by International Data Corporation...

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2011-01-20 09:43:37

In another sign of the region's robust economic growth, technology industry analyst IDC said Thursday that computer sales in the Asia-Pacific area outside of Japan reached 107 million units last year, with most markets posting double digit growth, it said in a press statement to AFP. "The full year growth rates clearly show that the region has picked itself up from the economic slump that plagued the region in the past year or two," said IDC analyst Bryan Ma. "Last year's growth was faster...

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2011-01-19 06:00:00

Research group IDC reported Tuesday that the market for tablet computers is exploding, mostly due to demand for the iPad. During the third quarter of 2010, manufacturers shipped 4.8 million tablets around the world, which is up 45 percent from 3.3 million in the same period last year. IDC said that 87 percent of those were iPads.  Tablets running Google Inc.'s Android software went on sale later and have yet to take off like the iPad has. IDC only counted media tablets that run...

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2011-01-13 12:15:00

According to two industry-tracking firms, growth in shipments of personal computers (PCs) slowed in the final three months of last year. IDC said that PC shipments jumped 2.7 percent to 92.1 million over the last three months, which was down on the 13.6 percent growth seen over the year as a whole. Rival research company Gartner said fourth-quarter shipments jumped up by 3.1 percent. The slowdown was linked to competition from new tablet computers like Apple's iPad. A number of companies...

2010-12-16 07:29:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Innotas, the leading provider of Cloud solutions for IT Management, has announced today that the IDC MarketScape Report released in November scored Innotas as a Leader in the IT PPM SaaS segment for the second year in a row. The IDC MarketScape Report indicated that Innotas executed well with its IT-focused approach and commitment to targeted, consistent client relationships. Innotas' product updates have evolved product functionality in...

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2010-10-29 09:45:00

For the first time, Apple's iPhone has beaten Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry in terms of worldwide smartphone sales, according to two separate reports published Friday. The reports--one from the Mobile Devices Technology and Trends division of IT tracking firm International Data Corporation (IDC), and the other from analysts at Strategy Analytics--report that Apple sold 14.1 million iPhone units during the third quarter, while RIM shipped 12.4 million Blackberry handsets. The two...


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