Chromebooks sell like hotcakes
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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.

Waiting for Hadoop could be waiting for Godot
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Gartner warns

Gartner has said that Big Data framework Hadoop will not make any serious impact for at least two years.

Semiconductor sales up eight percent
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Intel still the market leader shokka

Sales of semiconductors were up eight per cent and reached $340bn according to a report by analyst house Gartner.

Tame Apple Press claims Jobs Mob have killed Samsung
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What a difference a percentage point makes

The Tame Apple Press had a Nintendo in its trousers when Gartner released figures showing Apple sold the most number of smartphones globally in the fourth quarter, overtaking Samsung for the first time since 2011.



This time they will be killed by Chromebooks



Not as bad as expected

Worst quarter since 2008

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Will not improve for a couple of years

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Falling economies to blame
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Google claims it is all safe