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2010-05-11 04:00:00

Global software piracy rate rises to 43 percent, stifling innovation and economic growth WASHINGTON, May 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rate of global software piracy climbed to 43 percent in 2009, a two-percentage-point increase from 2008 fueled in large part by expanding PC sales in emerging markets, according to the seventh annual Business Software Alliance/IDC Global Software Piracy Study. "Software theft exceeded $51 billion in commercial value in 2009. The public and private...

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2010-05-08 08:06:15

Industry research firm IDC said Friday that global semiconductor revenues are expected to rise 16 to 18 percent this year after a disappointing drop of 9 percent in 2009. The global economic downturn was the key factor that saw revenues fall to nearly 225 billion dollars last year. The decline was cushioned, however, by a recovery in demand during the second half of the year, IDC said in a statement. "Overall, the semiconductor market in 2009 started with doom and gloom, but ended up with...

2010-03-16 08:30:00

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced that Miriam Kutcher has joined the company as Vice President of Marketing. In this role, Kutcher will be responsible for driving messaging through direct marketing, public relations, event sponsorship and advertising as well as developing strategic alliances with technology vendors. Kutcher brings more than 15 years of media and research experience at IDC, Time Inc.'s PEOPLE Magazine...

2010-03-02 06:00:00

PALM DESERT, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The DEMO conference, the world-renowned launch platform for some of the most notable emerging technologies introduced over the past two decades, has announced the agenda for DEMO Spring 2010, March 21-23, 2010, in Palm Desert, Calif. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090218/DEMOLOGO) In addition to exciting, category-defining demonstrator and AlphaPitch companies that will take the stage to launch the latest technology...

2010-02-03 07:05:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today IDC, a premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets, named SuccessFactors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SFSF) as a market leader in the firm's 2010 Integrated Talent Management MarketScape for the second consecutive year. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090602/SF26086LOGO) The IDC vendor assessment for the integrated...

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2010-01-14 13:50:00

Industry tracker IDC showed that nearly 20.7 million computers were shipped in the United States in the final three months of 2009, setting a new record and heralding an economic revival, AFP reported. IDC reported that abundant deals on low-priced netbooks and demand that built up during the economic crisis boosted shipments of computers 24 percent in the final quarter of 2009 as compared to the same period a year earlier. IDC Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker research analyst Jay Chou said the...

2009-12-03 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Neverfail, a leading global software company specializing in affordable continuous availability and disaster recovery solutions, today announced that Deutsch Kerrigan & Stiles has been recognized with InfoWorld 100 award for its infrastructure overhaul and disaster recovery project. Powered by Neverfail, Deutsch Kerrigan & Stiles provides continuous availability to email and critical files for the law firm's 140 employees. (Logo:...

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2009-11-23 10:05:00

Multimedia services are surging past text messaging in 2009 as the largest resource of mobile operators' non-verbal profits in Asia, industry analyst IDC announced on Monday. Caused mainly by the increase of technologically superior handsets, multimedia services hit a total of 16.34 billion dollars, or 11% of total profits by the end of 2009. Text messaging has, in the past, been a key money maker for years due to its effortlessness, and makes up 10% of the total, or 14.65 billion dollars....

2009-11-23 05:10:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design Corp. (IDC) announced today that Dr. Bruce L.A. Carter has joined IDC as Executive Chairman. Dr. Carter has a successful track record in biotechnology executive management. He was the former Chief Executive Officer at ZymoGenetics, in Seattle, WA and Chief Scientific Officer at Novo Nordisk, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091123/SF15228) Dr. Steven Reed, IDC's founder and Chief Executive Officer...

2009-11-12 08:00:00

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announces it has received IDC's first SMB Excellence Award for the effectiveness of its Express Advantage program in helping mid-market businesses thrive in a rapidly changing business environment. IBM, the only firm to receive awards in two categories, was also recognized in the "Innovative Alliances" category for the Intuit QuickBooks Enterprise Solution via IBM Smart Cube. (Logo:...


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