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Android Tablets Expected To Lose Market Share
2012-06-16 06:04:31

The overall demand for tablet computers is on the rise, and amongst most customers, the iPad's lead over rival Android systems will increase over the next several years, according to a new International Data Corporation (IDC) study released on Thursday. The IDC has increased its forecast for global tablet sales in 2012 from 106.1 million to 107.4 million, anticipating strong second-half sales of the devices, according to AFP reports. The firm also increased projected 2013 tablet sales from...

2012-06-06 23:02:32

VanceInfo, a company that ranks number one among China-based offshore software development service providers for the North American and European markets according to International Data Corporation (IDC) has confirmed sponsorship of CIOsynergy´s upcoming directIT event in San Francisco, where 150 CIOs and IT professionals will focus on the emerging trends in enterprise IT, and their impact on greater efficiency and cost effectiveness. Hoffman Estates, IL (PRWEB) June 06, 2012...

Baisse-rot
2012-05-06 06:50:52

Despite its status as the most commercially successful Android tablet to date, sales of Amazon's Kindle Fire have plummeted, falling from 4.8 million during the fourth quarter of 2011 to just 750,000 through the first four months of 2012, a new International Data Corporation (IDC) study has revealed. According to Telegraph Consumer Technology Editor Matt Warman, the tablet's global market share fell from 16.8% to its current level of slightly more than 4%, causing Amazon to fall to third...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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