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Worldwide tech spend to hit $2 trillion this year

Worldwide tech spend to hit $2 trillion this year

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Overall tech spending is set to increase four per cent this year to $2.04 trillion, down from last year's five per cent, says analyst IDC.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 6th 2013 at 10:00AM
Negative PC growth expected to hit -10 per cent in 2013

Negative PC growth expected to hit -10 per cent in 2013

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Citi Research has amended its forecast for negative PC growth, voicing growing concerns over the state of the PC market.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2013 at 2:53PM
2013 to be a 'make or break year' for UK IT services

2013 to be a 'make or break year' for UK IT services

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The analyst TechMarketView has warned that this year could see hard times for the IT services market.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Mar 12th 2013 at 11:30AM
IDC: Windows 8 could disappoint

IDC: Windows 8 could disappoint

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An IDC analyst has stated that the performance of Windows 8 could be disappointing, as the OS has limited appeal to anyone not using touch technology.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Oct 22nd 2012 at 12:29PM

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Canalys: Resellers should build business apps

Canalys: Resellers should build business apps

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Canalys’ chief executive Steve Brazier has said that business apps are the way forward for the reseller channel.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Oct 9th 2012 at 2:01PM
Global gaming market expected to reach £72 billion by 2015

Global gaming market expected to reach £72 billion by 2015

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A new market report has forecast that the global gaming industry will be worth $117 billion (£72 billion) by 2015.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Sep 12th 2012 at 12:50PM
Canalys: Android to dominate smartphones for next four years

Canalys: Android to dominate smartphones for next four years

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Canalys has predicted that Android will still be the majority shareholder in the smart phone market in 2016, but that the tablet market will see stiffer competition.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Sep 11th 2012 at 1:54PM
Cloud comprises 5% of IT market

Cloud comprises 5% of IT market

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The founder of Canalys, Steve Brazier, has told attendees at this years Canalys Channels Forum that cloud services are only worth around five per cent of the global IT market.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Oct 4th 2011 at 3:48PM

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CBI lowers UK growth forecast

CBI lowers UK growth forecast

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The Confederation of British industry has revised its predicted growth figures for the second time this year.
 
According to the Financial Times, the forecast has been reduced by ...

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Aug 1st 2011 at 3:59PM
Global web traffic expected to quadruple

Global web traffic expected to quadruple

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Cisco has predicted that the number of internet connected devices will outnumber humans on the planet by two to one, and that online traffic will quadruple by 2015.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Jun 2nd 2011 at 1:25PM
Asus plans 28 per cent hike in notebook sales in 2011

Asus plans 28 per cent hike in notebook sales in 2011

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Taiwanese notebook and motherboard giant Asustek announced shipment targets for 2011 which included a substantial 28 per cent boost to the firm’s notebook shipments.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Dec 16th 2010 at 6:16AM
Gartner: Kindle drives e-reader sales

Gartner: Kindle drives e-reader sales

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The e-reader market is set to see sales reach 6.6 million units in 2010, representing year-on-year growth of 79.8.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Dec 9th 2010 at 11:40AM

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Tablets to take 10% of PC market

Tablets to take 10% of PC market

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Gartner has predicted that PC shipments in 2011 will grow by 15.9 per cent year-on-year to 409 million units.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Nov 30th 2010 at 3:30PM
UK families to spend most on tech this Christmas

UK families to spend most on tech this Christmas

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British households are expected to spend €115 (£97.60) each on consumer electronics this Christmas, making it the most popular gift category.

by Nicky Trup
on Nov 17th 2010 at 10:28AM
Christmas spend to rise 1%

Christmas spend to rise 1%

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The market researcher Deloitte has predicted that this years Christmas consumer spend will be one per cent higher than last year.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Nov 9th 2010 at 10:53AM
Apple expected to beat quarterly forecast

Apple expected to beat quarterly forecast

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Apple is expected to beat its forecast of $18 billion for the current quarter by around $2 billion, if it follows previously observed patterns.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Oct 11th 2010 at 11:56AM

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IT security spending to increase

IT security spending to increase

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Spending on IT security is forecast to see its biggest growth in five years, with a survey finding that more than 52 per cent of respondents expecting their companies to ...

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Sep 14th 2010 at 11:22AM
UK to have over 6m iPhones by the end of 2010

UK to have over 6m iPhones by the end of 2010

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6.4 million Brits will have an iPhone By the end of this year, according to new forecasts from research firm MobileSquared.

by Nicky Trup
on Aug 5th 2010 at 5:47PM
Semiconductor industry set for growth

Semiconductor industry set for growth

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The global semiconductor industry is predicted to achieve 30 per cent growth in revenue this year, the highest since the year 2000.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on May 7th 2010 at 10:53AM
Android to dominate smart phone market by 2014

Android to dominate smart phone market by 2014

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Google’s Android mobile operating system will overtake Symbian to be the leading mobile platform by 2014, a report by Analysys Mason has predicted.

Matt Grainger
by Matt Grainger
on Apr 30th 2010 at 11:38AM