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Annual worldwide solar PV installations to double by 2020, says firm

Nov 13, 10:48

Despite waning government support, the threat of international trade wars, and high-profile bankruptcies, the solar photovoltaic (PV) market continues to grow. Solar PV technology...

Android growth drives another strong quarter for worldwide tablet market, says IDC

Nov 1, 12:13

Worldwide tablet shipments grew to 47.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013, according to preliminary data from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. While slightly below...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 4.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 22, 14:36

Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones are projected to reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The market is being...

Worldwide smart meter shipments surpass 51 million in 1H13, says Navigant Research

Oct 18, 14:53

While the overall smart grid industry has continued to expand over the last 18 months, in North America the first wave of smart meter deployments has crested as government-funded...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 8.6% in 3Q13, says Gartner

Oct 14, 15:13

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 80.3 million units in the third quarter of 2013, an 8.6% decline from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This marks...

Worldwide integrated infrastructure and platform sales increase 50% on year 2Q13, says IDC

Oct 3, 15:41

The worldwide integrated infrastructure and platform market experienced 50.2% on-year factory value growth during the second quarter of 2013, totaling US$1.3 billion in system sales...

Worldwide game console shipments to increase in 2013, says IDC

Oct 3, 15:37

A new connected game and entertainment console forecast from IDC concludes that the number of game console bundles shipped worldwide in 2013 will be marginally higher than the 2012...

Worldwide shipments of 3D printers to grow 49% in 2013, says Gartner

Oct 3, 14:52

Worldwide shipments of 3D printers priced less than US$100,000 will grow 49% in 2013 to reach a total of 56,507 units, according to Gartner. Rapid quality and performance innovations...

Gigabyte ships 6 million motherboards in 3Q13; aiming to achieve 21 million for 2013

Oct 2, 22:09

Gigabyte Technology shipped six million motherboards worldwide in the third quarter and is expected to ship at least five million units in the fourth quarter, helping it to ship a...

Nearly 64,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles have been installed worldwide, says Navigant Research

Oct 2, 14:18

The market for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) has expanded in recent years in parallel with the deployment of publicly accessible charging stations, mainly funded by government...

Worldwide production printer shipments see double-digit growth in 2Q13, says IDC

Sep 30, 14:30

Worldwide shipments of production printers grew 15% on year to 13,000 units (printers and MFPs) in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC. Despite the increase in shipment volume,...

Dell captures top position in worldwide monitors in 2Q13, moves ahead of Samsung for the first time since 2007, says IDC

Sep 24, 15:38

Dell moved ahead of Samsung Electronics in the worldwide monitor market for the first time since 2007, shipping more than five million units in the second quarter of 2013. Total monitor...

Worldwide external disk storage systems revenues decline for the second consecutive quarter, says IDC

Sep 9, 10:26

Worldwide external disk storage systems factory revenues posted an on-year decline of 0.8%, totaling just over US$5.9 billion, in the second quarter of 2013, according to IDC. For...

Global mobile phone market to grow 7.3% in 2013 driven by 1 billion smartphone shipments, says IDC

Sep 5, 11:16

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 7.3% year over year in 2013, marking a sharp rebound from the nearly flat (1.2%) growth experienced in 2012. Strong demand for...

Installed base of smart meters for distribution automation applications will surpass 143 million worldwide by 2020, says Navigant Research

Sep 4, 15:53

As initial smart grid programs begin to wind down and the sector as a whole matures, utilities are increasingly shifting their focus from the deployment of advanced metering infrastructure...

Worldwide public IT cloud services spending to reach nearly US$108 billion by 2017, says IDC

Sep 4, 14:15

Worldwide spending on public IT cloud services will reach US$47.4 billion in 2013 and is expected to be more than US$107 billion in 2017, according to a new forecast from IDC. Over...

Microsoft names new channel chief for Worldwide Partner Group

Aug 30, 12:37

Microsoft has announced the appointment of Phil Sorgen as corporate vice president of the company's Worldwide Partner Group. Sorgen will manage a team of sales and marketing professionals...

Worldwide Ethernet switch market declines 1.1% on year, while the router market grows 3.7%, says IDC

Aug 29, 15:53

Worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) revenues reached US$5.4 billion in the second quarter of 2013, representing an on-year decline of 1.1%. On a sequential basis, second-quarter...

Worldwide server shipments grow 4% while revenues decrease 3.8% in 2Q13, says Gartner

Aug 29, 13:31

In the second quarter 2013, worldwide server shipments grew 4% on year, while revenues declined 3.8% from the second quarter of 2012, according to Gartner.

Worldwide server market revenues decline 6.2% in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 28, 14:12

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, factory revenues in the worldwide server market decreased 6.2% on year to US$11.9 billion in the second quarter of 2013. This...

Worldwide hardcopy market shows signs of slower on-year declines for both units and shipment value in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 21, 21:11

After several quarters of notable decline, the worldwide hardcopy peripherals market showed encouraging signs of recovery in the second quarter of 2013. According to the International...

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage market sees continued recovery in 2Q13, says IDC

Aug 16, 15:45

The worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) market grew 10.7% on year with 16.8 million units shipped in the second quarter of 2013, according to the IDC Worldwide Personal...

Worldwide tablet sales expected to exceed 381 million units in 2017, says Forrester

Aug 9, 11:35

Worldwide tablet sales will exceed 381 million units in 2017, according to new research from Forrester.

Natural gas vehicle refueling stations will total nearly 30,000 worldwide by 2020, says Navigant Research

Aug 9, 10:32

With the cost of natural gas reaching historic lows in many regions, interest in natural gas vehicles (NGVs) is growing. The growth of the NGV market is inherently tied to the availability...

Worldwide IT outsourcing market to reach US$288 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Aug 6, 21:28

The worldwide IT outsourcing (ITO) market is forecast to reach US$288 billion in 2013, a 2.8% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. Compared with Gartner's previous forecast,...

Semiconductor revenues to rise 6.9% in 2013, says IDC

Jul 31, 16:22

Semiconductor revenues worldwide are forecast to reach US$320 billion in 2013, up 6.9%, according to IDC. The research firm previously estimated a smaller 3.5% increase.

Growth accelerates in worldwide mobile phone and smartphone markets in 2Q13, says IDC

Jul 26, 14:51

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 6% on year in the second quarter of 2013. According to International Data Corporation (IDC), vendors shipped a total of 432.1 million mobile...

Worldwide PC shipments declined 10.9% in 2Q13, says Gartner

Jul 12, 12:24

Worldwide PC shipments dropped to 76 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a 10.9% decrease from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary results from Gartner. This...

Worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to grow 5.9% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 25, 12:40

Worldwide devices (the combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.35 billion units in 2013, a 5.9% increase from 2012, according to Gartner. The...

IC manufacturing equipment spending to slip 5% in 2013, says Gartner

Jun 21, 15:51

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$35.8 billion in 2013, a 5.5% decrease from 2012 spending of US$37.8 billion, according to Gartner.

Global 1Q13 fab tool billings and bookings drop from year ago, says SEMI

Jun 13, 11:25

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$7.31 billion in the first quarter of 2013. The billings figure is 8% higher than the fourth...

Worldwide server shipments declines 0.7% in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 30, 12:12

In the first quarter 2013, worldwide server shipments declined 0.7% on year, while revenues declined 5% from the first quarter of 2012, according to Gartner.

Worldwide tablet shipments to surpass portable PC shipments in 2013, total PC shipments in 2015, says IDC

May 29, 16:49

According to a new forecast from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, tablet shipments are expected to grow 58.7% on-year in 2013 reaching 229.3 million units, up from 144.5...

Asia Pacific leads worldwide mobile phone sales growth in 1Q13, says Gartner

May 16, 22:10

Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totaled nearly 426 million units in the first quarter of 2013, a slight increase of 0.7% from the same period in 2012, according to Gartner...

Demand for SSDs in PCs to boom through 2017, says IHS

May 8, 16:01

Global shipments of solid state drives (SSD) in PCs are set to rise by a factor of seven by 2017, allowing them to claim more than one-third of the market for PC storage solutions...

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    Toshiba Exceria Pro SD cards

    Toshiba has announced that it will launch a new series of SD memory cards offering the world's fastest data write speed. The latest edition to its line-up of Exceria memory cards...

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