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PC market still static or retreating, says IDC
November 28, 2014 | 6:25 pm

IDC_logoThe latest quarterly forecast of global PC demand, the International Data Corporation (IDC)Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. has shown a slight reduction in market shrinkage, down to -2.7 percent contraction in 2014, following the previous forecast of -3.7 percent. However, IDC reports market consensus that this is a short-term uptick "rather than as a sign of stronger growth in the medium- or long-term." Despite the apparent leveling off of tablet market penetration, IDC reports that "competition for disposable income from smartphones and phablets is rising. In addition, the market was boosted in the third quarter by factors such as a rise in low-cost...

The CEA’s Gary Shapiro to host a Reddit AMA tomorrow
February 25, 2013 | 5:07 pm

CEA president and CEO Gary Shapiro Reddit AMA Ask Me AnythingThe modern phenomenon known as the Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) session is perhaps a perfect example of the sort of knowledge acquisition that is only possible because of the Internet. But you know that already. Here's something you probably don't know: A gentleman by the name of Gary Shapiro will be hosting a Reddit AMA tomorrow (that's Tuesday, February 26) from 2-3 pm EST. If you have any interest in the future of consumer electronics and consumer technology industry in general, this is one you probably shouldn't miss. That's because Gary Shapiro is both the president and CEO of the Consumer Electronics...