Posts Tagged with "market"

Apple’s Share of Tablet Market Surges to 68% as Kindle Fire Shipments Plummet | Tech NEWS

Friday, May 4, 2012

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IDC today released its data on worldwide tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2012, revealing that despite a quarterly drop in iPad shipments of over 20%, Apple’s share of the tablet market rose to 68% from last quarter’s 54.7%. Apple’s boost came at the expense of Android-based tablets, most notably Amazon’s Kindle Fire which […]

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Microsoft Invests $300 Million in Nook to Take on Amazon and Apple in E-Book Market | Tech NEWS

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Microsoft and Barnes & Noble today announced the formation of a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary focused around the existing Nook digital e-reader and e-book business, as well as Barnes & Noble’s college business. Microsoft will make a $300 million investment in the subsidiary, which is preliminarily being called Newco until an official name is […]

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Android 4.0 Market Share Rises – Ice Cream Sandwich Now On 4.9% of Devices | Tech NEWS

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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It’s been about 7 months since Google officially unveiled Ice Cream Sandwich to the world and it’s only now, we’re finally beginning to see Android 4.0 gain some traction in market share. It’s remarkable because Android 4.0′s distribution numbers

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Apple Hits New High with 8.8% of Worldwide Mobile Phone Market in 1Q 2012 | Tech NEWS

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Research firm IDC today released its estimates of global mobile phone and smartphone shipments for the first quarter 2012, revealing that Apple set a record high in taking 8.8% of the overall mobile phone market. The performance just barely topped Apple’s 8.7% share in the previous quarter, which was the launch quarter for the iPhone […]

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Microsoft to Kill Off Zune-Based Market, Mandates WP7.5 | Tech NEWS

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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Microsoft has announced several changes headed to the Marketplace for Mobile. Starting today, Microsoft will disable the ability to search for and download apps through the PC-based Zune client. Instead, Windows Phone owners will need to browse for apps from the Marketplace on their device or from their PC’s browser. Second, Microsoft suggests that all […]

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‘S-Cloud’ and Google Drive to enter storage market by next week | Tech NEWS

Monday, April 23, 2012

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23rd April 2012 Google and Samsung will both join the cloud storage market within the next 10 days, if rumours circulating in the US are correct. Google’s Dropbox-style cloud storage ‘Drive’ has been the centre of speculation for some time and is expected to launch this week, while industry insiders are also claiming Samsung could […]

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HTC Rejigs Smartphone With TV, WiMAX, Cute Email for Japanese Market | Tech NEWS

Friday, April 20, 2012

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HTC announced Friday a smartphone designed specifically for the Japanese market, compatible with the country’s TV broadcasts for mobiles, touch payment system… PCWorld Latest Technology News

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VMware increases dominance in virtualization market | Tech NEWS

Thursday, April 19, 2012

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19th April 2012 VMware has announced its financial results for Q1 of 2012, reporting 52% more income and 25% more profit compared with the same period in 2011, and strengthening its position as a leader in the virtualization market. Business Cloud News

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Chinese Android market share doubles in 2011, Apple stays far behind | Tech NEWS

Sunday, April 15, 2012

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There are many reasons why we love the little green robot. But if there is something we can (and do) brag about is its market dominance. In just a few years, our favorite mobile OS has taken over the market. It seems China’s Android market share has gone to a whole other level, though. Analysys […]

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China’s Online Retail Market to Triple to $364B by 2015, Says Research Firm | Tech NEWS

Thursday, April 12, 2012

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China is set to become the world’s largest online retail market, with sales expected to triple to US4 billion by 2015, according to a report from The Boston… PCWorld Latest Technology News

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