Android used by 1.4 billion people
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Google mocks Gartner's figures

Search engine outfit Google announced Android was now being used by 1.4 billion people around the world, something which might surprise analysts working for Gartner who believed Android had peaked.

Gartner thinks 3D printing will grow
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Others think the fad is going away

While many think that the optimism about the growth of 3D printers was unfounded, analyst outfit Gartner Group thinks there is "gold in them thar hills."

Worldwide security spending growing
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Reaching $75.4 billion in 2015

Beancounters working for Gartner claim that spending on information security will reach US$75.4 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.7 per cent over last year.

Taiwan PC makers search for products
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Where did I park that cash cow?

Taiwan's PC makers like Acer and Asus are seeing their industry collapse and there's no clear replacement.

Server shipments grow
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01 September 2015

Server shipments grow

Gartner's latest report warns of a slowing

Beancounters at Gartner have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and decided that server shipments have grown by eight per cent.

Smartphone sales fall in China
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China sales will save no-one

Western  smartphone companies hoping to save themselves by peddling their wares in China will be plumb out of luck.

PC market waiting for Windows 10
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Or Godot

The PC market is holding its breath waiting for the release of Windows 10.

IT spending to slump
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Oracle from Gartner predicts 

Oracles from Gartner groups prophercy and divination department have been reading the tea leaves and come to the concluding that IT spending is going to take a dive by 5.5 percent this yea

Gartner predicts the rise of the hybrids
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Opening the clamshell

Beancounters at Gartner have been consulting their tarot cards and are predicting that hybrid PC sales are to accelerate this year.

Chromebooks sell like hotcakes
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Hotcake makers unavailable for comment

Market research firm Gartner has estimated 7.3 million Chromebooks would be sold this year, thanks mostly to the education industry realising that kids need keyboards rather than touchscreen tablets.