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IDC: Government spending around the world

Government purchases of software totalled almost $17 billion globally in 2002, and the figure is expected to grow by about 9% a year for the next five years, according to IDC. Microsoft controls a relatively small part of this market, with sales to governments estimated at around $2.

September 13, 2003 by ZDNet Research

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Gartner: Storage expenses in 2004

In 2004, 50% of storage costs will be hardware related and 50% will be "other", meaning software, services and miscellaneous new expenses.

September 13, 2003 by ZDNet Research

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Jupiter: Why do people switch to broadband?

54% of respondents to the Jupiter survey cited file sharing as their reason for switching to broadband. And 31% of all current broadband customers said they use file-sharing applications.

September 13, 2003 by ZDNet Research

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Mi2g: Linux Most Attacked Server OS

Mi2g, which provides digital risk management research, said 67% of all successful overt digital attacks was done against the Linux OS, which has exploded in popularity but in the U.S.

September 12, 2003 by ZDNet Research

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Dixons: Laptops, digital cameras strong in UK

Global sales for the 18 weeks to 6 September at the Dixons Group were up 19% on the same period last year. Like for like sales -- a measure which only compares stores that contributed to both sets of figures -- were flat for the UK.

September 11, 2003 by ZDNet Research

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Everyone hates pop-ups

In July, Nielsen//NetRatings reported Web publishers served 7.3 billion pop-up ad impressions.

September 11, 2003 by ZDNet Research

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