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Call it a comeback: Plasma HDTV sales continue to increase after near extinction

Despite most critics favoring their picture quality, plasmas were at death's doorsteps a couple of years ago, with Pioneer and Vizio abandoning the technology as LCD sales surged. But after slashing prices, the remaining plasma manufacturers -- LG, Panasonic, Samsung -- have resuscitated the market for the sets, which generally deliver better black-level performance and are cheaper than LCDs at larger screen sizes.

June 22, 2011 by

Smartphone components boost Toshiba profits

Electronics and component manufacturer Toshiba has reported an increase in net sales during its third quarter, thanks to strong performance in screen and memory technologies.On Monday, the company closed off the third quarter — which ran between October and December — by announcing a rise in net sales of ¥25.

February 1, 2011 by

Oracle Mobilytics

Oracle Mobilyticsprovides sales executives with unprecedented, mobile business intelligence on sales opportunities, pipelines, forecasts,...

December 8, 2014 by Oracle USA

Supercomputers sell even in a recession; IBM gains

The high performance computing market took its lumps in 2009 with sales down 11.6 percent, but IBM came out with a slim market share lead when the duel with HP was done, according to research firm IDC. Why? Supercomputers---going for $500,000 and up---sell even when the economy stinks.

March 24, 2010 by

Qvidian Connect

Use this mobile app to help you navigate this year's Qvidian Connect 2014 conference. Connect 2014 is the premier event for sales and...

December 8, 2014 by CrowdCompass

European music sales down 8.3% in 2008

Despite global digital sales growing 24.1 % to $3.78 bln and performance income by 16.2% in 2008, European music sales finished down 8.3% at $18.4 bln after a 15.4% collapse in physical sales.

April 22, 2009

Xactly buys rival Centive

Xactly last night announced it has completed the acquisition of Centive, its closest pureplay SaaS rival in the sales performance management sector. The all-stock deal almost doubles San Jose-based Xactly's revenue and customer base.

January 23, 2009 by

In Q1 2008 67% of PCs sold in France were laptops

Consumer notebook sales recorded strong performance in the Q1 2008 in French PC market, posting 28.1% growth, after a solid 50% recorded last year in Q1 2007. Transition to mobility is continuing strongly with the share of notebooks to desktops rising to 67% of total PCs, up from 59% a quarter ago, boosted by accelerating [...]

August 6, 2008

Windows servers up 12.8% in Q4 2007, Linux up 8%

x86 servers saw their revenue market share grow from 45.9% in Q4 2006 to 49% in Q4 2007, according to IDC. Sales of Windows and Linux grew 12.8% and 8% respectively. While Unix performance remained strong, growing revenue by 3.1% annually, it is Windows that is now the clear market share leader with 35.7% or [...]

March 16, 2008

Windows Server 2008's ode to open source

Windows Server 2008 was released last Wednesday, the next generation in a product notable for its performance, stability and security.  It's predecessor, Windows Server 2003, experienced strong sales growth, accounting for over half of the operating systems pre-installed on all servers shipped.

March 3, 2008 by

Microsoft and HP set sights on supercomputing glory

Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard will work together to give "mass market" appeal to high-peformance pcs and grab a bigger share of the burgeoning supercomputer market.The two companies yesterday announced an extension to their collaborative sales and marketing agreement which will see them push the notion that high-performance PCs are now easier to deploy, support and manage.

June 26, 2007 by

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