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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...

IDC: Android Could Topple Windows By 2016
2012-04-02 04:49:14

Microsoft's two decade long dominance of the OS market will soon come to an end, thanks to a shift away from traditional desktops and towards mobile computing, according to projections released last week by the International Data Corporation (IDC). According to Slashgear's Chris Davies, by the year 2016, Android will emerge as the new champion among operating systems, securing an estimated 31.1% of the market share by then, up from their current 29.4% market share. Conversely, thanks to...


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