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PC Market Slips 11.8 Percent In Q2 But Apple Keeps Picking Up Steam

According to IDC, the global PC market’s unit volume slipped 11.8 percent in the second quarter of 2015, a slightly larger-than-expected dip. As the company notes, the size of the decline reflec

The PC Market Stabilizes

Is the PC market growing or shrinking? It depends on who you ask. As TechCrunch wrote yesterday, tracking firm Gartner reports that PC sales were up 1 percent globally in the final quarter of 2014.

Tablet Growth Now Expected To Be Flat In North America And Europe This Year

Tablet growth in the North American and European markets will be flat this year, according to IDC. The group revised its estimates after what it called a "second quarter of softer than expected demand

Windows Phone, The PC Market, And Global Smartphone Shipments

Windows Phone sales aren't doing well. According to the latest IDC data, 7.4 million Windows Phone units shipped in the second quarter of 2014. That's down from 8.2 million in the year-ago quarter.

Intel And Microsoft Hit 12- And 14-Year Highs On Strength Of Improving PC Market

We're apparently in the pre-Post PC market. The PC market has almost stabilized, and its re-found salubrity is helping players in the space. Intel and Microsoft both notched big gains today in the

The PC Market Has Its Strongest Quarter In Recent Memory

Personal computers, long an ailing member of the larger technology market, had a strong second quarter. After consistent quarters of decline, the worldwide PC market was either up 0.1 percent, or down

Intel Rises 5.5% After-Hours On Raised Q2 And Full-Year Revenue Expectations

After ending regular trading all but flat today, Intel is up 5.47 percent after-hours on the strength of new guidance for its second quarter and full-year revenue, and a slight change to its gross mar

PC Market Posts Smaller Than Expected Q1 Declines On Strength Of Windows XP’s Demise

Data out from tracking groups point to a slightly rosier picture of the PC market than expected in the first calendar quarter of 2014: Gartner estimates a Q1 decline of 1.7 percent in shipments of PCs

The PC Market And The 300 Million Mark

Today IDC predicted that the PC market will contract by 6% in 2014, and will continue to decline at least into 2018. Unit volume according to IDC would slip from 315.1 million units in 2013, to 291.7

PC Market Beats Expectations, Slips 7.6% In Q3

According <a target="_blank" href="http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24375913">to IDC</a>, the PC market contracted 7.6 percent in the third quarter. The group had expected a 9.5 percent d

With Weak Back-To-School Sales, The PC Market Is Now Microsoft’s To Save

Splat. That's the sound the PC market just made. According <a target="_blank" href="http://www.zdnet.com/intel-sees-no-holiday-cheer-for-pcs-says-analyst-7000021329/">to Sterne Agee analyst Vijay Rak

Android And Chrome OS Could Reap Big Windfalls From Slowing Worldwide PC Economy

The global PC market is shrinking, and continues to trend downward according to recent numbers, which means there are a lot of concerned device-makers looking around for what to do next. Acer is one o