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Mac Market Share Reaches 15-Year High
2011-11-21 05:54:33

Apple's Macintosh computers have captured a 5.2% share of the global PC market -- a 15-year high for the Cupertino, California-based company, according to various media reports. According to Josh Ong of AppleInsider.com, the milestone is a result of "strong gains" in Asia Pacific. Investors were first informed of the Mac's third-quarter 2011 success from Needham & Company, LLC analyst Charlie Wolf on Wednesday. Ong also adds that the growth of the Mac increased 24.6% compared to...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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