Tag Archives: IDC

Why Apple announced its new iPad with such little fanfare

Apple (AAPL) just dropped a new iPad with all the excitement of an IRS audit. That is to say, there was none. It feels like the company just woke up…

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PC shipments fall a record 10.6 percent in fourth quarter: IDC

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Global personal computer shipments fell 10.6 percent in the quarter ended in December compared to a year earlier, research firm IDC said on Tuesday, the largest…

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Hello, Halo 5: Microsoft's fresh take on the popular game

This article, Hello, Halo 5: Microsoft's fresh take on the popular game, originally appeared on CNET.com. View gallery .Microsoft's hoping the latest in its Halo series of video games offers…

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Cisco router attacks duck cyber defenses, hit four countries

By Eric Auchard FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Security researchers say they have uncovered previously unknown attacks on routers which direct traffic around the Internet, allowing hackers to harvest vast amounts of…

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IDC expects steeper 8.7 percent PC shipment decline this year

(Reuters) – Research firm International Data Corp said it expected 2015 PC shipments to fall steeper than its earlier forecast due to a large inventory of notebooks & the impact…

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Xiaomi's H1 handset sales put full-year target in doubt

By Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) – Xiaomi Inc on Thursday said it sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first six months of 2015, casting doubt on the ability of China's…

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Apple delays production of larger iPad: WSJ

(Reuters) – Apple Inc suppliers have delayed the production of a larger iPad to early next year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The suppliers…

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'Naked PCs' lay bare Microsoft's emerging markets problem

By Jeremy Wagstaff & Gerry Shih (Reuters) – On a trip to Beijing a decade ago, Bill Gates was asked by a senior government official how much money Microsoft Corp…

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Xiaomi's star rises as Chinese handset makers gnaw at Samsung's share: report

BEIJING (Reuters) – Xiaomi Inc, the three-year old company known as the Apple of China, has become the world's No.5 smartphone maker by market share while Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's…

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Couple accused of literally selling their kids into slavery so they could buy more in-app purchases

We’ve seen some serious gaming addictions before, yet this one might be the most extreme case we’ve ever heard of. GamesInAsia has translated a report from Games.sina.com.cn that describes how an unmarried…

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