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Top US search engines in November 2008

Top US search engines in November 2008

ProviderSearches (000)YOY GrowthShare of SearchesAll Search8,075,5649.6%100.0%Google Search5,177,15821.7%64.1%Yahoo! Search1,299,306-1.4%16.1%MSN/Windows Live Search733,460-16.7%9.1%AOL Search344,4653.6%4.3%Ask.com Search184,059-6.0%2.3%My Web Search71,113-18.3%0.9%Comcast Search40,6453.5%0.5%AT&T Worldnet Search25,351-13.3%0.3%NexTag Search22,308-19.5%0.3%Dogpile.com Search17,121-6.5%0.2%Source: Nielsen

published March 21, 2009 by

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Reasons for having multiple social networking profiles

Reasons for having multiple social networking profiles

Why do you have more than one online social network profile?% of SNS users with multiple profilesMy friends use many different websites so I have more than one profile to stay in touch with them24%Some profiles are professional, others personal19I just use different sites6I have an older profile on a site I don’t really use [...]

published March 20, 2009 by

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Console sales up 11% in February 2009

Console sales up 11% in February 2009

Video game hardware revenues climbed 11% to $532.7 mln in February 2009 from $481.4 mln in February 2008, according to NPD Group. Americans bought 753,000 units of Wii, the best-selling console. The handheld Nintendo DS, which sold 588,000 units, came in second. Microsoft’s Xbox 360 sold 391,000 units, up 53% from a year earlier, while [...]

published March 20, 2009 by

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Fastest-growing Retail E-Commerce Categories in 2008

Fastest-growing Retail E-Commerce Categories in 2008

Retail CategoryYTY Percent ChangeVideo Games, Consoles & Accessories29%Home, Garden & Furniture25%Sport & Fitness25%Event Tickets13%Consumer Electronics9%Apparel & Accessories4%Computer Hardware-5%Toys & Hobbies-7%Books & Magazines-8%Flowers, Greetings & Gifts-10%Office Supplies-10%Jewelry & Watches-12%Computer Software (excl. PC Games)-18%Music, Movies & Video-23%Source: comScore

published March 19, 2009 by

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33% of all music sold in 2008 was digital

33% of all music sold in 2008 was digital

According to The NPD Group, the number of Internet users paying for digital music increased by just over 8 mln in 2008 to 36 mln Internet users. Purchases of online digital music downloads increased by 29% since 2007; they now account for 33% of all music tracks. There were nearly 17 mln fewer CD buyers [...]

published March 19, 2009 by

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EMEA Printer, Copier and MFP Unit Shipments, 2008

EMEA Printer, Copier and MFP Unit Shipments, 2008

Vendor2008 Shipments2008 Market Share (%)2007 Shipments2007 Market Share (%)2008 - 2007 Growth (%)Hewlett-Packard20,73743.023,22144.1-10.7Canon8,21217.08,33715.8-1.5Epson6,57613.66,65112.6-1.1Brother3,3066.93,2246.12.5Samsung Electronics2,8265.92,4304.616.3Others6,57213.68,78916.7-25.2Total48,229100.052,652100.0-8.4Source: Gartner

published March 18, 2009 by

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Devices used for gaming among US adults

Devices used for gaming among US adults

 % of alladults% of adultgamers% of teengamersDesktop or laptop computer38%73%76%Game console (Xbox, PlayStation, Wii, etc)285389Cell phone, Blackberry, or other handheld organizer183550Portable gaming device like PSP, DS, or Gameboy132562Source: Pew Internet Project

published March 17, 2009 by

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Top Technology Priorities in 2009

Top Technology Priorities in 2009

Top 10 Business PrioritiesRankingTop 10 Technology PrioritiesRankingBusiness process improvement1Business intelligence1Reducing enterprise costs2Enterprise applications (ERP, CRM and others)2Improving enterprise workforce effectiveness3Servers and storage technologies (virtualization)3Attracting and retaining new customers4Legacy application modernization4Increasing the use of information/analytics5Collaboration technologies5Creating new products or services (innovation)6Networking, voice and data communications6Targeting customers and markets more effectively7Technical infrastructure7Managing change initiatives8Security technologies8Expanding current customer [...]

published March 17, 2009 by

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US PC Shipments in Q4 2008

US PC Shipments in Q4 2008

Company4Q08 Shipments4Q08 Market Share (%)4Q07 Shipments4Q07 Market Share (%)4Q08-4Q07 Growth (%)Dell Inc.4,465.828.65,344.630.8-16.4Hewlett-Packard4,288.327.54,439.525.6-3.4Acer2,373.915.21,527.38.855.4Apple1,255.08.01,159.36.78.3Toshiba1,007.76.5900.05.212.0Others2,219.214.23,992.623.0-44.4Total15,609.8100.017,363.3100.0-10.1Source: Gartner

published March 16, 2009 by

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Fastest-growing sites in Latin America in December 2008

Fastest-growing sites in Latin America in December 2008

PropertyNov-2008Dec-2008% ChangeTotal Internet : Total Audience73,69874,9062American Greetings Property1,4342,47172Glam Media2,6653,48931Sony Online2,7163,53130Mattel Sites2,5733,18324Megaupload.com4,4095,42623Disney Online4,7055,75422Travian Games2,0202,4672The Mozilla Organization6,6868,13722Mediafire.com2,4883,02822Conduit.com5,2216,31521Source: comScore

published March 16, 2009 by

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Worldwide PC Shipments in 2008

Worldwide PC Shipments in 2008

Company2008 Shipments2008 Market Share (%)2007 Shipments2007 Market Share (%)2008-2007 Growth (%)Hewlett-Packard55,686.818.449,428.318.112.7Dell Inc.43,144.414.338,703.014.211.5Acer33,497.411.126,484.59.726.5Lenovo21,869.17.220,114.67.48.7Toshiba13,499.64.510,955.24.023.2Others134,510.244.5126,766.946.56.1Total302,207.5100.0272,452.5100.010.9Source: Gartner

published March 15, 2009 by

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Western Europe PC Shipments in Q4 2008

Western Europe PC Shipments in Q4 2008

Company4Q08Shipments4Q8MarketShare (%)4Q07Shipments4Q07MarketShare (%)4Q08-4Q07Growth (%)Hewlett-Packard4,65823.24,05822.614.8Acer4,06720.33,61820.212.4Dell Inc.2,03210.11,98011.12.6ASUS1,4907.45132.9190.4Toshiba1,2776.49955.628.3Others6,55832.76,75537.73.0Total20,08310017,92010012.1Source: Gartner

published March 15, 2009 by

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EMEA PC Shipments for Q4 2008

EMEA PC Shipments for Q4 2008

Company4Q08 Shipments4Q08 Market Share (%)4Q07 Shipments4Q07 Market Share (%)4Q08-4Q07 Growth (%)Hewlett-Packard6,45921.25,74219.812.5Acer4,99816.44,68216.16.8Dell Inc.2,7629.12,7489.50.5ASUS1,9376.41,1544.067.9Toshiba1,7355.71,3394.629.6Others12,53941.213,34946.0-6.1Total30,430100.029,014100.04.9Source: Gartner

published March 14, 2009 by

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Who searches for the keyword “unemployment”

Who searches for the keyword “unemployment”

Term: “Unemployment”Share of Clicks Following SearchIndexAge of Head of Household18-244.2%11825-3423.5%12635-4424.4%8645-5426.5%9655-6414.4%10165+7.1%90Household Income<$25k12.2%130$25-49k23.5%123$50-74k26.2%97$75-99k14.4%81$100k+23.7%89Search EngineGoogle Search60.8%87Yahoo! Search23.3%121MSN-Windows Live Search10.0%172AOL Search2.3%76Ask.com Search3.6%156Source: comScore

published March 14, 2009 by

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