Smartphones are in decline
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 06 December 2018 12:26

Smartphones are in decline


The market is no longer flat

New statistics suggest that smartphone use is not just flat, but is in total decline.

Global semiconductor industry growing
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:33

Global semiconductor industry growing


Worth $129.8 billion

Beancounters at IHS Markit have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that the global semiconductor industry revenue grew 7.4 percent sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, reaching a record $129.8 billion.

Apple shares tank on iPhone sales warnings
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:48

Apple shares tank on iPhone sales warnings


Who would have thought an overpriced phone would be such a loser?

Fruity cargo cult Apple's share price has fallen after its suppliers warned that their bottom lines would be taking a caning due to poor sales of the iPhone.

Smartphone sales slump
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 04 June 2018 10:56

Smartphone sales slump


Bubble burst

The smartphone bubble has finally burst, according to a new Internet Trends report.

Darren Grasby gets to run AMD CPU and GPU sales
Published in PC Hardware


Reporting directly to Jim Anderson

Up until January, Darren Grasby an ATI sales veteran, was working as President EMEA and Global Channel Sales at AMD. A month later he was promoted to run Corporate VR Global Computing and Graphics Sales and president for AMD in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

AMD lost a key salesman to Lenovo
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 06 April 2018 19:21

AMD lost a key salesman to Lenovo


Matthew Zielinski, President and SVP

This happened over a month ago but I noticed recently that the former Corporate VP and President of Global sales MNC at AMD departed to do the same for job for Lenovo. This might be the biggest sales loss since John Byrne went to become the President of Sales at Dell.

Desktop sales continue to slide
Published in News
Friday, 02 March 2018 10:56

Desktop sales continue to slide


Now  below 100 million a year

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that desktop PC sales in 2017 fell below 100 million for the first time.

Global semiconductor sales increase 26 percent
Published in News
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:06

Global semiconductor sales increase 26 percent


$412.2 billion in sales


The global semiconductor industry posted sales totalling $412.2 billion in 2017, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Xiaomi sees soaring sales
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 August 2017 12:03

Xiaomi sees soaring sales


Up 58 percent on last year as Apple slips

Chinese vendor Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments soar 58 percent  on year to 23.2 million units fn the second quarter of 2017.

35 million tablets shipped in second quarter
Published in AI


13.7 percent less than last year


The death of the "game changing" keyboardless netbook continues as Digitimes Research predicts that only 35 million tablets will be shipped globally during the second quarter of 2017.