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.
IDC thinks it will cost about $120 billion
Corporates are expected to shell out more than $120 billion on AI technology by 2025.
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.
Sales of Chromebooks fall
Users are picking Windows-based devices over those running Chrome, according to beancounters at IDC.
Apple still in charge
Worldwide tablet shipments rose to 168.8 million last year, up about five million from 2020 shipments.
Just like the old days
Market research firms Gartner and IDC have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that the worldwide PC market has grown again throughout 2021, as demand for traditional PCs continued during a global chip shortage.
AI will replace the others
Beancounters from International Data Corporation (IDC) found that of the organisations already using AI, only 25 percent have developed an "enterprise-wide" AI strategy.
58.5 million in the first quarter of 2019
Beancounters at Gartner and IDC have agreed on an exact figure PC shipment for the first quarter – unfortunately, it is pretty bleak.
Spending reaching $19.1 billion in 2018.
Tarot readers at IDC have shuffled their decks and decided that worldwide spending on cognitive and AI systems will reach $19.1 billion in 2018.
New IDC report
Beancounters working for IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their collective weight and decided that the worldwide Ethernet switch market recorded $6.9 billion in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2017.