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  • Slow PC Sales, Struggling Economy Hobble Semiconductor Space: Gartner

    Slowing demand for PCs and other computing devices, driven by larger concerns about the economy in the United States and abroad, is one of several factors playing into the decision by Gartner analysts to reduce their projections for the 2011 and 2012 semiconductor markets. Gartner analysts said in a report Sept. 15 that they expect worldwide revenue in the semiconductor space for the year to come in at about $299 billion, a 0.1 percent decline from 2010. In the second quarter, Gartner ...

    Posted at September 18, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • iPad Mini, Google Nexus 4, Other Holiday Gifts for Geeks

    Hopefully, you're not in panic mode yet as to what to give the geek in your life this holiday season, but you should probably get to thinking about what latest gadget or gizmo he or she would love to get their nerdy little hands on. While some of the hottest devices on the market are included on the list for obvious reasons—the iPad Mini is among the most requested consumer electronics this holiday season—we here ...

    Posted at December 24, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Solid-State Storage Technology Favored by IT Departments: IBM Report

    IT professionals are embracing high-performance solid-state disks to support growing data storage demands driven by cloud computing and analytics technologies, a survey by technology giant IBM revealed. More than half of the customers surveyed (57 percent) responded that their organizations need to develop a new storage approach to manage future growth. The survey of 250 U.S. IT professionals in decision-making positions was conducted by Zogby International in August 2011 on behalf of IBM. Nearly half (43 ...

    Posted at September 23, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Cisco, Polycom Offer Tips on Conducting Effective Video Conferences

    Video conferencing is becoming an increasingly common way for business people to conduct meetings with colleagues, partners and customers. Organizations see video as an important tool for increasing employee productivity and communicating with their workers and others, as well as a way to reduce expenses, particularly travel costs. Cisco Systems and Polycom for years have offered video conferencing in big, expensive, room-based telepresence systems. But they and other vendors—such as Vidyo, LifeSize Communications, Avaya and ...

    Posted at December 30, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Intel Gains Chip Market Share Due to Sandy Bridge: IHS iSuppli

    Intel, buoyed by solid PC demand among corporations and strong sales of chips based on its Sandy Bridge architecture, grew its already substantial lead in the global processor market to 81.8 percent, according to market research firm IHS iSuppli. In a Sept. 28 report, IHS iSuppli analysts said Intel grew its market share by 1.1 percentage points, while Advanced Micro Devices saw its share fall by the same amount, to 10.4 percent. However, the analysts said that both Intel and AMD are seeing ...

    Posted at September 28, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment