Smartphone sales disaster
Sales of smartphones are going to be dire for a couple of years according to chipmaker Qualcomm -- which has made a bob or two on the tech over the years.
Smartphone sales fall further
Mobile revolution grinds to a halt
Number crunchers at IDC have been looking at the figures for fourth quarter 2022 and declared them to be a disaster.
Chinese looking at virtual reality
Glorious five year plan
China released its first glorious five-year plan dedicated to virtual reality and says it wants to build more than 25 million devices valued at $48.20 billion by 2026.
Intel planning major layoffs
Thousands to go
Intel is planning its first major layoffs in almost six years and let thousands of its 113,700 employees go.
Biometrics market booming
Worth $6.1 billion by 2026
Beancounters at IDC say that European companies will spend a fortune on biometric systems throughout 2022.
IDC says Meta’s mixed-reality business is doomed
Tame Apple Press cheers
A recent media release from market research firm IDC predicts that Meta (the parent company of Facebook) may not be able to compete in the mixed-reality business in the long run if its strategy remains unchanged.
PC sales slide
But the PC is not dying this time
Beancounters at analysts IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that shipments of PCs have finally slowed down after two years of double-digit growth.
Corporates expected to spend a fortune on AI
IDC thinks it will cost about $120 billion
Corporates are expected to shell out more than $120 billion on AI technology by 2025.
MediaTek beating Qualcomm on Android according to IDC
Updated: Counterpoint claims Qualcomm has 55 vs 37 percent
MediaTek might have just beaten out Qualcomm to claim the biggest market share of any chipmaker for Android phones in the United States.
All roads no longer lead to Chrome
Sales of Chromebooks fall
Users are picking Windows-based devices over those running Chrome, according to beancounters at IDC.