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May 28, 2013 at 10:28 AM

IDC: Tablet shipments to beat laptop shipments in 2013; pass all PCs by 2015

Research firm IDC has just released its forecast¬†predicting that tablet shipments will beat those of notebooks this year and surpass total PC shipments (notebooks and desktops) by 2015. It cites the growing popularity of tablets as well as the plunging PC market. IDC is forecasting negative growth for PC shipments for the second consecutive year,…


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February 20, 2013 at 4:46 PM

Steve Ballmer talks about his vision for Microsoft and how the company does with consumers

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has¬†talked frequently about how the company is shifting from providing mainly software into a devices-and-services company. He expounds further on his vision for Microsoft’s future in a recent interview with MIT Technology Review. When asked what Microsoft’s vision for the future of computing is, Ballmer said: “We’re about defining the future…


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