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    PC shipments fall sharply in 1st quarter


    Sales of Dell PCs fell more than 10 pc (Photo: Dell) Worldwide PC shipments plunged 13.9 pc in the first quarter of 2013, as buyers switched to tablets and smartphones. Market researchers IDC said PC shipments fell to 76.3 million units in the first quarter. The 13.9 pc drop ...

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    Study: Tech M&A up sharply in 2012


    (Photo: IDC) Global merger and acquisition activity in the technology sector rose sharply in 2012, but the value of the transactions accomplished declined, according to a new report. The study from market researchers International Data Corp (IDC) found that the total number of deals done last year rose 14.2 ...

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    IDC: Cloud computing to go mainstream in 2011


    Cloud services,mobile computing and social networking will converge to become a mainstream IT platform in 2011, according to market researchers IDC. "In 2011, we expect to see these transformative technologies make the critical transition from early adopter status to early mainstream adoption," said Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief ...