It’s been about two years since Nielsen noted that smartphone sales overtook feature phone sales in the U.S. — now, it seems we’ve hit that milestone on the global level.
Research firm Gartner predicted that tablet sales will grow by almost 70 percent in 2013, sending desktop and laptop computer shipments on a ”nosedive.”
PerspecSys, the Toronto-based cloud data protection company, has closed $12 million in its second round of funding. The company plans to use the capital injection to further develop global sales and marketing efforts and continue product development.
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The company’s founder also has a new book coming dubbed Loyalty 3.0.
Samsung and Apple are still killing it.
Both grew spectacularly, with Samsung up 28.9 percent, and Apple up 13.6 percent, while HP and Dell dropped 12.7 and 13.4 percent, respectively.
According the most recent numbers from Gartner, Lenovo has inched past HP to control the highest stake of the PC market.
Consumer anticipation for the iPhone 5 is so high that it helped to slow global sales of mobile phones in the second quarter, according to the latest research from Gartner.
If you felt a little woozy after your latest gadget spending spree, you might want to sit down for this number: $2.1 trillion. That’s how much consumers worldwide are expected to spend this year on tech toys and services, according to Gartner Research.
Taxing online purchases would do little if anything to change consumer behavior and would not return shoppers to “main street” shops, according to a new Forrester report.
[vimeo 29869670 w=400 h=300] Nimbula, a company ties together public and private cloud resources in a way that companies can manage them easily, this week released the latest version of its software.
Not that it’s a huge surprise, but it doesn’t appear that Apple’s iPad will be dethroned as king of the tablets anytime soon.
HP will buy UK-based enterprise software company Autonomy for $10.3 billion, the company announced during today’s quarterly earnings call.
Smartphone sales continue to explode, increasing 74 percent in the second quarter compared to last year, according to research firm Gartner. But Microsoft continues to struggle with sales of phones using its Windows Phone platform, which was surpassed by Samsung’s low-end Bada platform.
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Spending on video games around the globe will grow from $74 billion in 2011 to $112 billion by 2015, according to market researcher Gartner.
In its latest forecast of the smartphone market, research firm IDC has predicted that Windows Phone 7 will capture the No. 2 spot in market share by 2015, between Google’s Android at No. 1 and Apple iOS at No. 3. Rival research house Gartner also predicted similar results in April.