Accenture is looking to expand its consulting services for analytics and sales.
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Right now the detachable category accounts for 16 percent of the market, but IDC expects it to reach 31 percent in 2020.
The consumer electronics retailer said the earthquake in Japan last month is causing disruption in the supply of some high margin products, which could reduce Q2 EPS by 12 cents to 13 cents.
Tablet shipments declined more than 14 percent worldwide in Q1, despite Amazon's growth.
According to research firm IDC, just 65.9 million units were shipped during the fourth quarter.
IDC expects that tablets with detachable keyboards will continue to represent a growing portion of total tablet shipments.
Worldwide tablet shipments have grown by 11.5 percent in the third quarter of 2014, which signals growth, but at a much slower pace when compared to the tablet industry's heyday.
Although it's 'optimized' for reading, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook is basically a rebranded version of Samsung’s existing Galaxy Tab 4, complete with all the same hardware specs.
The company announced the split Wednesday as it reported its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter earnings and revenue results.
While many businesses are already long removed from paper use, Sony's not-quite-a-tablet annotation and document-sharing device is targeted toward paper-heavy environments.