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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2010-01-14 13:50:00

Industry tracker IDC showed that just under 21 million computers were shipped in the United States in the final three months of 2009, setting a new record and heralding an economic revival.

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.

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.

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.

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