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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    PC sales slow down

    PC sales slow down Computer sales grew at the slowest rate since the start of the pandemic due to component shortages and logistics snarls, according to the latest report by IDC. The key U.S. market shrunk for the first time since sales cratered in the first quarter of 2020 with the...
  2. Jan

    Huawei has lost its top 5 status in China and the rest of the world

    Huawei brought low Huawei has dropped out of the five best-selling smartphone brands worldwide and out of the top five in its home country, China. IDC's market data shows that Huawei has dropped into the "Other" category on the worldwide smartphone sales rankings, with Apple dropping to third...
  3. Chris

    Big jump in PC sales in 2021

    Big jump in PC sales in 2021 Worldwide demand for PCs continued to remain extremely high during the first quarter of 2021, data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed. According to the company’s preliminary results, global shipments of traditional PCs, including desktops...
  4. J

    South African PC monitor sales falling

    South African PC monitor sales falling The PC monitor market in South Africa showed declines over the last quarter, according to research from International Data Corporation (IDC). Despite this, the overall Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC monitor market saw year-over-year growth of 7.2% in...
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Smartwatch sales have dropped sharply

    Smartwatch sales have dropped sharply IDC has reported that smartwatch shipments are down 51.6% year-on-year for the third quarter of 2016.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    PC shipments fall

    PC shipments fall Personal computer shipments fell 1.7 percent in the July to September period from a year ago, tech research firm IDC said on Wednesday
  7. jes

    Smartphone shipments jump in third quarter on China demand: IDC

    Smartphone shipments jump in third quarter on China demand: IDC Global smartphone shipments jumped 39 percent in the quarter ended September 30, while brisk demand for low-priced Android devices in China eroded Apple’s market share.
  8. jes

    Going (Micro)soft: no more glory

    Going a bit (Micro)soft Microsoft’s glory days are behind it, and its days of making investors into millionaires are long gone, writes Alistair Fairweather
  9. QuintonB

    SA loses out in TopTV mess

    TopTV mess costing South Africa Star Times’s takeover of TopTV terms mean that the government will suffer a huge loss on its venture.
  10. QuintonB

    TopTV troubled by political interference

    TopTV a pawn in political game: shareholder The founder of the company that owns TopTV says political interference by the Industrial Development Corporation left the firm facing financial ruin
  11. jes

    PC sales plummet, sharpest drop on record

    PC sales plummet, sharpest drop on record Personal computer sales plunged 14 percent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping records, as tablets continue to gain in popularity and buyers appear to be avoiding Microsoft Corp’s new Windows 8 system...
  12. jes

    Global PC shipments falling, says IDC

    Global PC shipments falling, says IDC Global PC shipments are falling more than previously predicted due to weakness in China
  13. QuintonB

    Piracy costs consumers billions

    Beware: Piracy is costing you billions According to a new study by the IDC, the use of pirated software is costing businesses billions around the globe – and South Africa is no exception.
  14. jes

    Undersea cable connecting Cape Town to Mtunzini planned

    Undersea cable connecting Cape Town to Mtunzini planned Techteledata said it has received funding from the IDC to build a submarine cable which will link Mtunzini, East London, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town
  15. QuintonB

    South African IT services set to exceed R40bn in 2012

    South African IT services to exceed R40bn in 2012 The South African IT services market is set to exceed R40 billion ($5 billion) in 2012, according to a new study conducted by market research and advisory company IDC.
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