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Worldwide fiber-optic broadband subscriptions to double by 2019, says ABI Research

May 7, 14:01

The worldwide cable, DSL and fiber-optic fixed-line broadband subscriber base grew 6% in 2013 surpassing 665.4 million subscribers. The fiber-optic broadband segment grew at a rate...

Worldwide software market grows 5.5% in 2013 to US$369 billion, says IDC

May 7, 13:59

For 2013, the worldwide software market grew 5.5% on year reaching a total market size of US$369 billion. This was higher than the 4.3% growth experienced in 2012, a result of the...

Worldwide tablet plus 2-in-1 shipments slipped to 50.4 million units in 1Q14, says IDC

May 5, 14:08

Worldwide tablet plus 2-in-1 shipments slipped to 50.4 million units in the first quarter of 2014, according to IDC. The total represents a sequential decline of 35.7% from the high-volume...

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending to increase 12.2% in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 25, 12:15

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending is projected to total US$37.5 billion in 2014, an increase of 12.2% from 2013 spending of US$33.5 billion, according to Gartner...

Flexible AC transmission systems to surpass US$5 billion in annual revenues worldwide by 2022, says firm

Apr 24, 15:35

The majority of electricity transmission systems in service today are high-voltage alternating current (HVAC) systems that rely on many of the same technologies that existed at their...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments drop 5.5% on year in 1Q14; HP, Asustek, Apple enjoy growth

Apr 24, 14:29

Taiwan and worldwide notebook shipments dropped 13.8% and 14.2% sequentially, and 6.8% and 5.5% on year, respectively in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research's...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 1.7% in 1Q14, says Gartner

Apr 14, 14:48

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 76.6 million units in the first quarter of 2014, a 1.7% decline from the first quarter of 2013, according to Gartner.

Worldwide shipments of front projectors reach US$2.63 billion in 4Q13, says firm

Apr 11, 14:43

Worldwide shipments of front projectors grew on year by 6% to 2.12 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, representing US$2.63 billion in value, according to Futuresource Con...

Worldwide wearables shipments to reach 112 million in 2018, says IDC

Apr 11, 14:06

The worldwide wearable computing market (commonly referred to as "wearables") is finally expanding beyond early adopter status to more functional and stylish lifestyle accessories...

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending down 11.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Apr 10, 14:20

Worldwide semiconductor capital equipment spending totaled US$33.8 billion in 2013, an 11.5% decline from 2012, according to Gartner. Wafer-level manufacturing equipment demand performed...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grew 5% in 2013, says Gartner

Apr 7, 14:27

Total worldwide semiconductor revenues reached US$315 billion in 2013, up 5% from 2012, according to Gartner. The combined revenues of the top 25 semiconductor vendors increased 6.9%...

Chromebook shipments reach 2.1 million for 2013,forecast to reach 11 million worldwide by 2019, says ABI Research

Apr 3, 11:52

An estimated 2.1 million Chromebooks shipped in 2013 with nearly 89% of total shipments reaching North America, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research. As Chromebook shipments...

Worldwide IT spending on pace to grow 3.2% in 2014, says Gartner

Apr 3, 11:18

With the global economy showing signs of a gradual recovery, worldwide IT spending is on pace to total US$3.8 trillion in 2014, a 3.2% increase from 2013 spending, according to Gar...

Worldwide software market grew 4.8% in 2013, says Gartner

Apr 1, 14:49

Worldwide software revenues totaled US$407.3 billion in 2013, a 4.8% increase from 2012 revenues of US$388.5 billion, according to Gartner.

HP ships 7 million notebooks in 1Q14; may return as largest vendor

Mar 31, 21:37

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to have shipped seven million notebooks in the first quarter, one million units more than expected and will have a chance to return as the largest...

Worldwide PC, tablet, ultra-mobile and mobile handset shipments to grow 6.9% in 2014, says Gartner

Mar 28, 11:03

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultra-mobiles and handsets) are projected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2014, a 6.9% increase from 2013, according to Gartner...

HPC server market growth dips in 2013, says IDC

Mar 26, 15:09

Worldwide factory revenues for the high performance computing (HPC) technical server market declined 7.2% to US$10.3 billion for the full year 2013, down from a record US$11.1 billion...

Dell and HP see positive growth in worldwide monitor market despite overall decline in 4Q13, says IDC

Mar 19, 14:56

Total worldwide monitor shipments were slightly below 35 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a decrease of 0.4% compared to the previous quarter, according to IDC. The negative...

Worldwide external controller-based disk storage market grew 5% in 4Q13, says Gartner

Mar 19, 13:47

Worldwide external controller-based (ECB) disk storage vendor revenues totaled US$6.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 5% increase from revenues of US$6 billion in the fourth...

Tablet growth to slow as purchases in mature markets begin to level off, says IDC

Mar 7, 11:23

The total tablet market, inclusive of both tablets and 2-in-1 devices, is forecast to grow 19.4% in 2014, down from a growth rate of 51.6% in 2013, according to IDC. IDC reduced the...

More than 100 new high-voltage direct current electricity transmission lines will be constructed worldwide from 2013-2020, says firm

Mar 5, 14:18

Although alternating current (AC) lines have been the dominant form of electricity transmission for decades, the adoption of high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission is growing...

Worldwide tablet sales grow 68% in 2013 with Android capturing 62% of market, says Gartner

Mar 4, 14:39

Worldwide sales of tablets to end users reached 195.4 million units in 2013, a 68% increase on 2012, according to Gartner.

ASRock to showcase server and workstation products at CeBIT 2014

Mar 3, 21:33

ASRock is set to exhibit its latest server and workstation products at the CeBIT 2014 hosted from March 10-14 in Hannover, Germany, hoping to attract clients worldwide especially...

Worldwide server shipments up 2.1%, revenues down 4.5% in 2013, says Gartner

Feb 27, 15:51

In the fourth quarter of 2013, worldwide server shipments grew 3.2% on year, while revenues declined 6.6% from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Gartner. In all of 2013, worldwide...

Worldwide WLAN market continues to show solid growth in 4Q13, says IDC

Feb 27, 15:37

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments increased 11.5% on year in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to IDC. The enterprise...

Worldwide server market revenues decline 4.4% in 4Q13, says IDC

Feb 27, 15:26

According to IDC, factory revenues in the worldwide server market decreased 4.4% on year to US$14.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2013. This was the fourth consecutive quarter...

Worldwide large format printer market continues to show growth in 4Q13, says IDC

Feb 24, 15:22

Most regional markets posted on-year growth during the fourth quarter of 2013, leading to a 4.1% on-year increase in the worldwide large format printer (LFP) market, according to...

PlayStation 4 sales surpass 5.3 million worldwide, says Sony

Feb 20, 13:53

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has announced that PlayStation 4 sales have reached more than 5.3 million units around the world as of February 8, 2014.

Android smartphone shipments just shy of 800 million in 2013, says IDC

Feb 14, 16:18

The smartphone market passed an important milestone in 2013 when worldwide shipments surpassed the one billion mark for the first time, driven by continued momentum from Android and...

Worldwide PELS shipments grow 13.6% in 2013, says IDC

Feb 14, 16:10

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments grew 13.6% on year in 2013, finishing the year with 75.2 million units, according to IDC. Annual shipment values were up...

Worldwide smartphone shipments top 1 billion units in 2013, says IDC

Jan 28, 13:25

The worldwide smartphone market has reached another milestone, shipping one billion units in a single year for the first time. According to IDC, vendors shipped a total of 1.0042...

Worldwide pay-TV subscribers to exceed 1.1 billion in 2019 with increasing IPTV market share, says ABI Research

Jan 24, 14:19

The worldwide pay-TV market reached 903.3 million subscribers in 2013, generating US$249.8 billion in service revenues. IPTV operators enjoyed 18.5% on-year growth in 2013 to 92 million...

Digitimes Research: Worldwide notebook shipments to grow 4.1% sequentially in 4Q13

Jan 15, 21:33

Because of Intel's low-price processor solutions and increased demand from both the consumer and enterprise markets, Global notebook shipments in the fourth quarter of 2013 rose 4.1%...

Worldwide PC shipments decline 6.9% in 4Q13, says Gartner

Jan 10, 16:12

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 82.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, a 6.9% decline from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This...

Worldwide device shipments on pace to grow 7.6% in 2014, says Gartner

Jan 8, 14:06

Worldwide combined shipments of devices (PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones) are projected to reach 2.5 billion units in 2014, a 7.6% increase from 2013, according to Gartner...

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