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Worldwide PC Shipments Grew Due To Work-From-Home Arrangements

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Engadget: The PC industry bounced back in the second quarter of 2020 after its weakest quarter in years mostly due to shelter-in-place orders prompted by the coronavirus pandemic. According to both Gartner and IDC, PC shipments grew year-over-year in the second quarter -- the former says shipments totaled 64.8 million units (a 2.8 percent increase from Q2 2019), while IDC says global shipments reached 72.3 million units, which is 11.2 percent higher compa...
Tags: Africa, Tech, Gartner, Dell, Lenovo, Idc, Engadget, Europe Middle East, Mikako Kitagawa


Apple's Worldwide Mac Shipments Up in Q2 2020 Amid Overall PC Market Growth

Apple's worldwide Mac shipments were up 5.1 percent during the second quarter of 2020, according to new PC shipping estimates shared this afternoon by Gartner. Gartner's Preliminary Worldwide PC Vendor Unit Shipment Estimates for 2Q20 (Thousands of Units) Apple shipped an estimated 4.4 million Macs in Q2 2020, up from the 4.2 million shipped in Q2 2019, with shipments growing even amid the ongoing public health crisis. Apple's market share during the quarter grew to 6.7 percent, up from 6.6...
Tags: Apple, Asus, Mac, United States, Gartner, Dell, Lenovo, Idc, Apple Apple, Preliminary U S PC Vendor Unit Shipment Estimates, HP Dell, IDC Gartner, Gartner Gartner, Dell Lenovo, Gartner Dell, Lenovo Overall U S PC


Meet the 7 Cisco power players helping CEO Chuck Robbins steer the company through the coronavirus crisis and thrive in the cloud era (CSCO)

Cisco has reeled from the effects of the economic downturn, although it has also benefitted from stronger demand for networking and videoconferencing technology due to the sudden rise of the remote workforce. The Silicon Valley giant is also adapting to new enterprise trends, led by the cloud and software-defined networking. Cisco has recently reorganized its top leadership, building a team backing CEO Chuck Robbins that is also "changing the narrative around Cisco," IDC President Crawford Del...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Samsung, Trends, Cisco, Asia Pacific, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Salesforce, Idc, Robbins, Business Insider, Meraki, Jonathan, Martinez, Townsend


Boris Johnson accused of misleading parliament over DfID merger

PM claimed there had been ‘loads’ of consultations over department which faces a £2bn cut this year Boris Johnson has been accused of misleading parliament over who was consulted before the merger of the Department for International Development and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.Sarah Champion, chair of the international development committee (IDC), said despite the prime minister’s assurances that there had been “massive consultation” ahead of the announcement last month, evidence suggeste...
Tags: Politics, Society, UK News, World news, Aid, Global development, DFID, Boris Johnson, Idc, Department for International Development, Department for International Development (DfID, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, Commonwealth Office Sarah Champion


Work profile: the new standard for employee privacy

Employees increasingly demand privacy from the technology they use every day, but employers often see privacy in opposition to enterprise data security. Since its debut in Android 5, the work profile has secured company data on personally-owned devices while preserving employee privacy. The separation of work and personal apps means IT gets full control over work apps and data, but has no visibility into personal apps. In Android 11, we’re bringing these privacy protections to company-owned devi...
Tags: Android, ESG, Idc, Android enterprise, Phil Hochmuth, Ian Marsanyi


Reality show ‘Introvert Island’ goes viral (kinda), and Starbucks’ TV advertising surges: Datacenter Weekly

Welcome to Ad Age Datacenter Weekly, our data-obsessed newsletter for marketing and media professionals. Reading this online? Sign up to get it delivered to your inbox here. Less (data) is more Big (data) news from Google: The company just “tweaked its privacy policies to set data to automatically delete after 18 months for new accounts and will notify its billions of existing users that they can delete their data too,” Bloomberg News reports (via Ad Age). Why now? “The announcement c...
Tags: Google, California, Youtube, China, Nigeria, Africa, Advertising, Samsung, Bloomberg, Netflix, West, Medicare, Starbucks, Npr, Idc, Taco Bell


Salesforce just added chat and video collaboration into its tools, in what one analyst calls a crucial step to compete against Microsoft (CRM)

Salesforce's new app, Salesforce Anywhere, embeds chat capabilities directly into its customer-focused tools. It builds on the productivity and collaboration features that Salesforce added when it acquired Quip in 2016.  One analyst said the new app is necessary for Salesforce to keep up with a a shift to more remote work and compete with rival Microsoft's Dynamic 365 integration with chat app Teams. In addition to message-based chat, Salesforce will build video chatting into its platform usin...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, Salesforce, Idc, Marsh, Franklin, Webber, Chris Marsh, Alan Webber, Amazon Chime, Sarah Franklin Salesforce, Quip Franklin, Salesforce Marsh


Meet the 7 Cisco power players helping CEO Chuck Robbins navigate the coronavirus crisis and thrive amid the rise of the cloud (CSCO)

Cisco has reeled from the effects of the economic downturn, although it has also benefitted from stronger demand for networking and videoconferencing technology due to the sudden rise of the remote workforce. The Silicon Valley giant is also adapting to new enterprise trends, led by the cloud and software-defined networking. Cisco has recently reorganized its top leadership, building a team backing CEO Chuck Robbins that is also "changing the narrative around Cisco," IDC President Crawford Del...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Samsung, Trends, Cisco, Asia Pacific, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Salesforce, Idc, Robbins, Business Insider, Meraki, Jonathan, Martinez, Townsend


What Happens If Apple Switches to Its Own ARM Chips for Macs?

CNN reports that Apple could announce "a long-rumored switch" from Intel chips to its own ARM-based chips for Macs at its WWDC conference Monday -- citing a report from Bloomberg. Then they consider the possible advantages: When that does happen, the major changes Mac users are likely to see include better battery life and sleeker devices. Apple's in-house chips have a smaller architecture and are more efficient because they are designed for smartphones, according to David McQueen, research di...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Bloomberg, Intel, Cnn, Mcqueen, Idc, David McQueen, Jitesh Ubrani, ABI Research Moving, Mardikar


Meet the 7 Cisco executives backing CEO Chuck Robbins as the tech giant navigates the COVID-19 crisis and the rise of the cloud (CSCO)

Cisco has reeled from the effects of the economic downturn, although it has also benefitted from stronger demand for networking and videoconferencing technology due to the sudden rise of the remote workforce. The Silicon Valley giant is also adapting to new enterprise trends, led by the cloud and software-defined networking. Cisco has recently reorganized its top leadership, building a team backing CEO Chuck Robbins that is also "changing the narrative around Cisco," IDC President Crawford Del...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Samsung, Trends, Cisco, Asia Pacific, Ibm, Silicon Valley, Salesforce, Idc, Robbins, Business Insider, Meraki, Jonathan, Martinez, Townsend


As remote work makes it easier for employees to leak sensitive data, a New Zealand startup just launched a new service that tracks what people are printing at hom (MSFT)

A company called PRAAS is launching a new 'printing as a service' platform this week on Microsoft's Azure cloud system. PRAAS gives corporate IT teams a view of what is being printed – even on employees' home printers.  Data theft or loss is a major issue with remote work, experts say, and PRAAS says it can address that. PRAAS is different because its service works with any printer, the company says.   Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As remote employees increasingly leak c...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, New Zealand, Idc, Gdpr, International Data Corporation, General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, Microsoft New Zealand, Tom Siebel, Tessian, Russell Craig, PRAAS, Brendan Francis


As remote work makes it easier for employees to leak sensitive data, a New Zealand startup just launched a new service that tracks what people are printing at home (MSFT)

A company called PRAAS is launching a new 'printing as a service' platform this week on Microsoft's Azure cloud system. PRAAS gives corporate IT teams a view of what is being printed – even on employees' home printers.  Data theft or loss is a major issue with remote work, experts say, and PRAAS says it can address that. PRAAS is different because its service works with any printer, the company says.   Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As remote employees increasingly leak c...
Tags: Microsoft, Trends, New Zealand, Idc, Gdpr, International Data Corporation, General Data Protection Regulation GDPR, Microsoft New Zealand, Tom Siebel, Tessian, Russell Craig, PRAAS, Brendan Francis


By emptying offices, coronavirus has hastened the paperless office

Analyst predicts seven-football-fields-per-minute printing plunge REG STANDARDS BUREAU Analyst firm IDC says the printer industry has been kicked right in the COVIDs.…
Tags: Software, Idc


Xiaomi’s new Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition is a beast of a work laptop — and it’s cheap

Xiaomi has finally entered India‘s laptop market with a please-all machine that gets a lot right, and pushes other makers to step up their game. The Mi Notebook 14 Horizon Edition packs impressive hardware for an all-purpose laptop that doesn’t cost very much (the top-of-the-line model costs Rs. 60,000 ($788)), and it should delight most folks who want a truly portable machine. While the company has previously offered laptops in its home base of China, it’s taken its own sweet time to make them ...
Tags: Startups, China, India, Xiaomi, Idc, Jaipal Singh, Plugged, Mi Notebook


Xiaomi’s Mi Smart Band 5 sports bigger display and new wireless charging system — and starts at $27

One of the world’s best selling wearable lineups just added a new gadget to the mix. Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi today unveiled the Mi Smart Band 5 that delivers several improvements and adds features such as a bigger screen, new wireless charging system, and women’s health mode over the company’s one-year-old Mi Smart Band 4 — while retaining its dirt-cheap price point. The Mi Smart Band 5 features a 1.1-inch AMOLED display that is 20% larger than the one its immediate predecessor sport...
Tags: Health, Android, Asia, Hardware, China, Tech, Xiaomi, Conan, Idc, Spongebob Squarepants, Fitbit Apple, Samsung Huawei, Smart Band, Mi Smart Band


Pixel perfect: 2019 was best year yet for Google's mobile hardware biz, says analyst

Chocolate Factory surpasses OnePlus sales for first time, thanks to Pixel 3a 2019 was a good year for Google's mobile hardware division, according to figures from analyst house IDC, which reports record Pixel sales of 7.2 million units – up 52 per cent on the previous year.…
Tags: Google, Software, Idc


Server and storage sales sickened in Q1 and not just because of you know what

IBM's server revenue grew rather nicely, but Lenovo's in a more-shipments-less-revenue trap Analyst firm IDC has published its assessment of the server and storage markets for 2020’s first quarter and the numbers are nasty.…
Tags: Software, Ibm, Lenovo, Idc


Global smartphone shipments set to drop 12% in 2020

Another troubling report for the smartphone industry this week. This time the numbers come from IDC, which puts shipments at an 11.9% year-over-year decline for 2020. The number reflects a steep drop off in Q1, followed by what what will likely be continued struggles for companies to regain footing. In fact, the report goes on to note that the first quarter’s figures represent the sharpest y-o-y drop in the history of its reporting. That’s bad enough news, right? Well, things aren’t getting ...
Tags: Hardware, Tech, Smartphones, States, Idc, Ryan Reith, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Global Smartphone Shipments To Fall 12% this Year on Virus Woes

Global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12% to 1.2 billion units in 2020, market research firm IDC said on Wednesday, citing lower consumer spending due to the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis. From a report: The COVID-19 pandemic has not only disrupted business supply chains, with major smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung Electronics flagging financial hits, but also squeezed consumer spending worldwide. "Nationwide lockdowns and rising unemployment have reduced consumer c...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Samsung Electronics, Idc, Sangeetika Srivastava, IDC Read


Global smartphone shipments to fall 12% this year on virus woes - IDC

Global smartphone shipments will fall nearly 12% to 1.2 billion units in 2020, market research firm IDC said on Wednesday, citing lower consumer spending due to the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.
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COVID-19 Will Have Limited Impact on Worldwide Telecommunications Services and Pay TV Spending in 2020, According to IDC

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Worldwide spending on telecommunications and pay TV services will reach nearly $1.6 trillion in 2020, a decrease of 0.8% compared to 2019, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Telecom Services Tracker. IDC expects the decline to continue in 2021, but at a somewhat lower degree. Worldwide spending on telecommunications and […] The post COVID-19 Will Have Limited Impact on Worldwide Telecommunications Services and Pay TV Spending in 2020, A...
Tags: Advertising, Press Releases, Idc, Ad & Media Strategies, Online Advertising Challenges, Advertising Reports and Studies, Digital Intelligence, Telecom Services, COVID-19, Covid19, Idc Trackers, Worldwide Telecommunications Services, Pay TV Spending


Apple Maintains Supremacy in Wearables Market With 21.2 Million Units Shipped in Q1 2020

Apple maintained its consummate lead in the global wearable products market in the first quarter of this year, based on research conducted by IDC. According to the report, Apple's lot grew by 13.3 million units, or 59.9 percent year on year, handing it a 23.7 percent share of the market. Despite difficulties in the supply chain for Apple Watch, the company saw strong results thanks to its Beats and AirPods range (the report treats "hearables" as a subset of wearables). IDC put the strong d...
Tags: Apple, Idc, Samsung Huawei, Apple Maintains Supremacy, Xaiomi


Apple's updated device-tracking system could hinder Tile's momentum

Business Insider Intelligence and eMarketer are now Insider Intelligence, a digitally-focused research company from Insider Inc. Learn more about what we offer. This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Connectivity & Tech Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here. Location tracking company Tile partnered with Skullcandy to directly embed tracking technology in ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Trends, Bose, Idc, Apple Samsung, Ming Chi Kuo, Skullcandy, Business Insider Intelligence, UWB, Insider Inc Learn, Ultra Wideband UWB Bluetooth


Will COVID-19 mainstream AR/VR?

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to impact nations, businesses and the lives of billions, and the aftermath of the recession remains to be seen, some trends are already emerging, such as the embracing of digitization. From video conferencing tools to project management platforms, companies, institutions and individuals are becoming adjusted to remote environments. This brings back into the spotlight the technologies of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Both have thus far failed to l...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Washington, Israel, US, Tel Aviv, Trends, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Alibaba, Ikea, Finland, Vr


IDC: Huawei Toppled Apple From China's Tablet Market Top Spot in First Quarter

Apple lost its top spot to Huawei in the Chinese tablet market in the first quarter of 2020 as the health crisis battered local sales, according to a new report today (via South China Morning Post). China's tablet shipments plunged 30 per cent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, based on data from research firm IDC. Huawei was the only brand to see positive year-on-year growth, up 4.3 per cent in the quarter ended March 31 to 1.5 million units. The Chinese electronics...
Tags: Apple, China, Lenovo, Huawei, Idc, South China, IDC Huawei, Apple Xiaomi Microsoft


Coronavirus: Brand Moves for Thursday May 21

Digital learning and talent management brands Skillsoft and SumTotal held a live global experience for learning, talent, and business leaders virtually this year, after a last-minute dash to turn their usual face-to-face event into an online experience. Historically, the in-person Perspectives event drew fewer than 1,000 B2B registrants, but this year more than 40,000 B2B and B2C users registered for the new experience, of which 79% were net new leads with more than 50% considered decision-make...
Tags: Asia, Spotify, Nordstrom, London, Youtube, China, Germany, Amy Schumer, Time, Advertising, US, San Francisco, Cologne, Alibaba, Hilton, Nintendo


Andrew Cuomo is no hero. He's to blame for New York's coronavirus catastrophe

His record was terrible before coronavirus, but his abysmal handling of the crisis should get him thrown out of officeAndrew Cuomo may be the most popular politician in the country. His approval ratings have hit all-time highs thanks to his Covid-19 response. Some Democrats have discussed him as a possible replacement for Joe Biden, due to Biden’s perceived weakness as a nominee. And there have even been some unfortunate tributes to Cuomo’s alleged sex appeal.All of which is bizarre, because Cuo...
Tags: Google, New York, News, California, Cdc, China, New York City, US, America, San Francisco, Joe Biden, Democrats, United States, New York Times, Queens, Bill De Blasio


Another key member of Google's smartphone team has departed, just as the company is readying a new Pixel model to fix past mistakes (GOOG, GOOGL)

As Google prepares to launch its next Pixel smartphone, one of the division's key figures has left the company. Marc Levoy, who helped pioneer the impressive Pixel smartphone camera, left Google in March, following the departure of another key executive from the team. Google hardware boss Rick Osterloh reportedly voiced his disappointment in the Pixel 4's battery life just before the phone was revealed last year. Do you work at Google? Contact this reporter using encrypted messaging app Signal...
Tags: Google, Trends, Chromebook, Sundar Pichai, Idc, Pixel, Rick Osterloh, MÁRIO QUEIROZ, Levoy, Marc Levoy, Palo Alto Networks Google


Communication Overload Affects Your Employees Performance

Today’s employees receive more than 576 emails annually, according to a recent report from GuideSpark, a provider of business communication solutions. That means your team has to sift through noise to find the critical messages. This can lead to missed messages, overwhelm, and confusion, which ultimately means less effective employees. How Communication Overload Affects Employee Performance GuideSpark CEO Keith Kitani said in an email to Small Business Trends, “Competition for employee attent...
Tags: Sales, Startup, Idc, DepositPhotos, Kitani, Keith Kitani


Meet the 10 Oracle execs backing CEO Safra Catz and founder Larry Ellison in the tech giant's cloud offensive against Amazon, Microsoft, and Google (ORCL)

Oracle's bid to become a bigger player in the cloud has become more aggressive in the COVID-19 crisis, highlighted by a new partnership with Zoom. The tech giant is up against stronger rivals led by Amazon, Microsoft and Google, but the need for more cloud capacity sparked by the sudden pivot to remote work has created opportunities for the Silicon Valley behemoth. Here are the 10 Oracle executives who are playing key roles in CEO Safra Catz and founder Larry Ellison bold cloud offensive. Clic...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Congress, Trends, Larry Ellison, Alibaba, Silicon Valley, Ariel, Johnson, Seattle, Ellison, Oracle, Sap, Amazon Web Services, Idc