News tagged with worldwide sales

More woes for PC sales in 2013

More bad news for struggling makers of personal computers: a new forecast Tuesday suggests sales will fall another 7.8 percent in 2013 as buyers delay PC purchases or choose an alternative device.

dateMay 28, 2013 in Business
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Tablet sales forecast leaps again

Global tablet computer sales are expected to hit 145 million this year, a research firm said Wednesday in the latest upgrade of the sizzling segment.

dateJan 23, 2013 in Business
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'Uncool' Samsung muscles ahead of Apple

Its products may not, as one British judge put it, be as "cool" as bitter rival Apple's, but Samsung Electronics is speeding away from the iconic iPhone maker in the race for the global smartphone market.

dateNov 04, 2012 in Business
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Cisco elevates 2 execs to president role

(AP)—Cisco Systems Inc. hasn't had a president since CEO John Chambers gave up the title in 2006. Now, as the San Jose, Calif., company thinks about a successor to the long-serving CEO, it's appointing two presidents—twice ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Business
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Intel fights to keep customers from defecting

Some of chip colossus Intel's biggest customers and partners are exploring a competing microprocessor design, signaling the start of a much-anticipated tech donnybrook that analysts say could trigger a dramatic shift in the ...

dateJul 17, 2012 in Semiconductors
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Apple's China revenues surpass Lenovo

Apple's second quarter revenue in greater China -- an area including Taiwan and Hong Kong -- have surpassed that of Chinese computer giant Lenovo for the first time, according to figures from the firms.

dateAug 19, 2011 in Business
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