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
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 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 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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