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Growth Challenges Drive Semiconductor Market M&A

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Semiconductors are the heart of information technology and telecommunications systems. Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $343.5 billion in 2016 — that’s a 2.6 percent increase from 2015 revenue of $334.9 billion, according to Gartner.

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Global PC Market Stagnation will Continue During 2016

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Personal computer (PC) demand is still a major concern. Worldwide PC shipments totaled 60.6 million units in the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16) — that’s a year-on-year decline of 11.5 percent, according to the latest market study by IDC.

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Compute Sticks: Good PC Things Come in Small Packages

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With the recent introduction of the compute stick form-factor — such as ASUS Chromebit, Intel Compute Stick, and Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 — key players in the PC sector have uncovered yet another gap in which existing devices are sub-optimal for specific use cases.

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Why Global PC Market Continued an Epic Decline in 2015

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The Personal Computer (PC) market has been very volatile for several years. Meanwhile, each new year an industry analyst predicts a small recovery, but the forecast results fail to materialize. We’ve seen this cycle of refutal over and over again.

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EMEA PC Shipment Outlook is Bleak Due to Shrinking Demand

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PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) reached 18.4 million units in the third quarter of 2015, posting a 23% decline year on year, according to IDC. Moreover, Western Europe demand declined at a higher rate than expected — and the outlook is equally bleak.

Source: IDC

PC Market Continues to Decline Ahead of Windows 10 Release

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Worldwide PC shipments totaled 66.1 million units in the second quarter of 2015, according to IDC. This represented a year-on-year decline of -11.8% — that’s about one percent below the already low projections for the quarter.

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All Savvy Personal Computer Vendors are Agile and Resilient

PC vendors have a complex market development challenge in 2015 — learn how to embrace ongoing demand volatility. Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by -4.9 percent in 2015, while growth projections for 2016 and 2017 were raised slightly.

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The Aftermath: Chromebooks, Tablets and the Linux Era

Back in April of 2012, a key trend had emerged — people were choosing lower-cost notebook PCs. The Wintel partnership was concerned. If the trend gained momentum, then profits would surely be impacted. Intel responded with the Ultrabook campaign, in an attempt to “correct” the market.

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Webcast Archive – Accelerating Cloud Innovation with OpenStack


There is no question about it: Dynamic enterprises are demanding more performance, scalability, agility and flexibility from their datacenter infrastructures. And despite advances in virtualization, the future of business IT is in the cloud with OpenStack, the fastest-growing and massively scalable cloud infrastructure platform. Learn more, playback the archived webcast at the ON24 site.

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Worldwide PC Shipments Reach 74.4 Million Units in 2Q14

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 74.4 million units in the second quarter of 2014 (2Q14), a year-on-year decline of -1.7 percent, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).

The results reflect the smallest decline in global PC shipments since the second quarter of 2012.

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