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Runt of the HP litter surprises the market

In 2015, in one of the biggest corporate breakups in Silicon Valley’s history, the roughly 75-year old Hewlett-Packard cleaved itself in half. Hewlett Packard Enterprise, or HPE, would handle data centres, software and services

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Weak rand slams PC sales

The declining rand has hit PC sales in South Africa hard, says an international research organisation. According to International Data Corp, PC shipments dropped to

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PC sales fall off a cliff

PC shipments in Africa and the Middle East fell by 28,7% year on year in the fourth quarter of 2015, the steepest ever recorded in the region for a single quarter, technology research and consulting firm International Data Corp said on Tuesday

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Regional PC sales tank

PC sales in Africa and the Middle East fell by a massive 25,6% in the second quarter of 2015, the steepest decline ever recorded in the region for a single quarter, International Data Corp said on Monday. Overall PC shipments for the quarter fell to 3,3m

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Africa’s PC sales to slump in 2015

The African and Middle Eastern PC market posted its third successive quarter of year-on-year growth in the fourth quarter of 2014, but a slide in sales in 2015 is on the cards, according to International Data Corp. The improvement in the most recent three quarters follows

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Best of CES 2015

One of the biggest drawcards of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), held in Las Vegas in the US every January, is its sheer scale. Covering nearly 200 000sq m of exhibitor space and showcasing more than 20 000 new products, it provides a wonderful overview of the best – and sometimes

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Region’s PC market to slump by 2%

PC sales in Africa and the Middle East will decline by 2% in 2014, with sales remaining flat to slightly negative for the next five years, according to new research by International Data Corp. This is despite a positive third quarter in 2014, when the market expanded by 2,1% in volume terms year on year to

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Regional PC market returns to growth

After seven successive quarters of year-on-year declines, the African and Middle Eastern PC market has finally returned to growth, posting an annual improvement in sales of 2,2% in the second quarter of 2014 to reach 4,5m units. The data, from research and advisory firm

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PC sales set to bounce up

Is the PC market set for a comeback or is it a case of a dead cat bouncing? New research from International Data Corp (IDC) suggests that PC sales in the Middle East and Africa (including Turkey) will end a “dismal run” of seven consecutive quarters of year-on-year declines in the second quarter of 2014. According to IDC, PC sales

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