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Xbox Reigns As Top Selling Console, 15 Months Straight
2012-04-14 04:26:47

According to NPD Group, Microsoft's video console is still the top selling game console, and has been for 15 months in a row. Microsoft sold 371,000 Xbox 360 units last month, racking up a 42 percent stake of all console sales. Total spending on Xbox hardware, software and accessories was $430 million, which was more than what was spent on Sony's PS3 and Nintendo's Wii combined. The rest of the video game industry saw declines, with sales of consoles and other hardware dropping 35...

2012-04-02 23:01:28

Manufacturers´ Shipment Growth Plans in Line with Market Demand in First Three Quarters of 2012 Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 Strong early-year photovoltaic market demand in 2012, stimulated by a shifting and uncertain policy environment in Europe, has established the foundation for PV manufacturers to increase shipments this year, according to the latest Solarbuzz Quarterly report from NPD Solarbuzz. Boosted particularly by delayed policy tightening in Germany, Q1'12...

2012-03-28 23:03:20

The term “mobile processor” refers to a range of processors used in mobile CE devices, often referred to as applications processors and central processing units (CPUs). These highly flexible mobile processors are used in multifunction devices that combine computing, communications, entertainment, and/or productivity capabilities. Mobile devices include e-readers, handheld game consoles (HGCs), mobile PCs, portable media players (PMPs), smartphones, and tablets. New NPD In-Stat...

2012-03-26 23:01:32

By 2016, Cast-Mono Is Forecast to Account for More than 25% of All Wafers Consumed by the Solar Industry Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) March 26, 2012 PV polysilicon and wafer prices fell approximately 50% in 2011. With demand for solar systems forecast to be down or flat in 2012, polysilicon and wafer prices are expected to remain under heavy pressure. As a result, revenues for both industries are predicted to shrink, polysilicon by 35% and wafer by 47%. As described in the new NPD Solarbuzz...

2012-03-20 23:02:13

TV programs have come to the Internet, and the Internet has gone to mobile devices. Now the Internet is coming back to TV, and savvy software engineers and smart TV producers are finding ways to create new "hybrid" services that bring it all together. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 TV programs have come to the Internet, and the Internet has gone to mobile devices. Now the Internet is coming back to TV, and savvy software engineers and smart TV producers are finding ways to create...

2012-03-19 23:01:14

Apple ran away with the lead in the tablet market following its April 2010 iPad launch. Competitors scrambled to keep up and many launched their own tablet products in a range of screen sizes. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Apple ran away with the lead in the tablet market following its April 2010 iPad launch. Competitors scrambled to keep up and many launched their own tablet products in a range of screen sizes, as opposed to Apple with its one 9.7-inch iPad. For example, Amazon...

Video Game Sales Drop 20 Percent For February
2012-03-09 10:25:16

Market research watcher, NPD Group, released a report today outlining a significant decline in the sale of traditional video games in February, plunging 20 percent to $1.06 billion, down from $1.33 billion in February 2011, reports Alex Pham for LA Times. Sales of consoles and games dropped 34 percent in January compared with a year earlier. However it was game software with the largest decline, dropping 24.4 percent to $464.4 million last month versus $601.4 million a year ago....

2012-03-06 13:00:00

There is no single mobile payment model that´s been adopted by the entire market, but rather a variety of models depending on the type of mobile payment and the player involved. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 The mobile payments market is incredibly diverse. There is no single model that´s been adopted by the entire market, but rather a variety of models depending on the type of mobile payment and the player involved. In the proximity payment space–those payments made...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Sima Vasa, Paradigm Sample's CEO, to speak at the NLS Food Marketing Summit on March 6th and 7th at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert, California. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Paradigm Sample´s CEO, Sima Vasa, will be speaking at the NLS Food Marketing Summit on March 6, 2012 in Palm Desert, California. The topic will be leveraging mobile technology for real-time data collection. "Mobile Technologies can provide real-time sales and...

2012-02-23 13:00:00

HP, Dell, Acer and Lenovo Round Out Top Five Spots; Apple Y/Y Shipment Growth Tops 125% for the Quarter and the Year Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) February 23, 2012 Apple shipped nearly 23.4 million mobile PCs in Q4´11, up 128% Y/Y, and over 62.8 million mobile PCs in 2011, up 132% Y/Y, according to preliminary results from the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly Mobile PC Shipment and Forecast Report. Nearly 80% of Apple´s mobile PC shipments were iPads, more than 18.7 million...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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