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Weak sales of PCs, mobile phones and digital televisions (DTVs) have led to declining revenue in the worldwide semiconductor market, according to IDC.
The three big PC vendors continue to try to reinvent themselves as unit sales of conventional desktops and notebooks continue to fall. While PCs are less and less profitable for vendors and solution providers alike, they remain an irreplaceable commodity.
After just 30 days on the job, new Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has shaken up the chipmaker with a sweeping reorganization that emphasizes new products, innovation and, perhaps, leapfrogging troublesome competition in the mobility market.
The South Korean vendor sees a 51 percent increase in brand value, while its fruity rival’s brand grew one percent.
Global mobile phone sales increased slightly in the first quarter of the year, with Asia-Pac the only region to show real sales growth. But Samsung is still dominating the vendor leaderboard according to Gartner.
Despite rampant software piracy abroad and withering competition and market churn at home, Bill Gates remains bullish on the technology industry in general and, in particular, Microsoft’s tablet and operating system efforts.
Sophos is asserting a bigger presence in MDM, a move that it hopes will give it more leverage to take on bigger challengers as the mobile security space heats up.
The market share gap between Apple and Samsung in the tablet space has narrowed by 25 points in the last year. But whatever the name on the label, the tactile devices continue to fly off the shelves at an incredible rate, IDC data reveals.
The South Korean technology conglomerate today announced record profits of $6.5 billion for the past quarter, a 42 percent rise over the same period last year.
The analyst firm notes that 2012 marks the first time that semiconductor revenue for mobile devices surpassed that of PCs and notebooks.