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IDC Improves PC Market Forecast Thanks To Commercial Demand

Upcoming Windows 9 release could further ignite the PC market

BYOD Benefit Dampened by California Court

BYOD got companies out of the telephony business as employees started buying mobile devices and paying for service plans out of their own pockets. A California court ruled that companies must reimburse employees for using their mobile devices for work, and that’s potential boon for solution providers.

Whatever Happened to Microsoft’s International Retail Store Plans?

As the vendor’s U.K. retail entity is wound up, we ask what happened to its bold ambitions to launch stores worldwide

Samsung Optimistic Despite Q2 Sales, Profit Slump

Devices vendor hopes for a holiday-season boost

Best Buy Boss: Tablets have crashed

Re/code interview with CEO of Best Buy Hubert Joly, reveals the retail giant chief believes tablets makers are struggling to innovate

Microsoft Discounts Surface Pro 3 for WPC

At the annual Worldwide Partner Conference this week in Washington, D.C., Microsoft is offering partners $229 discount on Surface Pro 3 packages. Essentially, Microsoft is incenting partners to buy a product they cannot resell.

Microsoft Offers to Buy Out Apple Users

Microsoft is doing more than just comparing its Surface Pro 3 to the MacBook Air; it’s now offering up to $650 credit to Apple users who trade-in their old machines for the new Windows hybrid devices. Apple probably isn’t worried, but other PC vendors and resellers should.

Digital Payments to Double in Five Years

The amount of money transferred globally via digital transactions will rise to $4.7 trillion by 2019, according to a forecast from Juniper Research.