Tag Archives: PCs

What’s with PC Sales?

The February 2nd issue of Business Week has an article entitled “Why the PC Market Is Suddenly So Weak.” They note that IDC reported that PC unit sales were down 0.4% in the 4th Quarter of 2008. Further they project … Continue reading

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And now it hits the PC business

The AP reported today that global PC shipments dropped for the first time in six years. Unlike other retail categories where unit volume was up but average selling price was down due to discounting, PC unit sales actually dropped in … Continue reading

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Is Steve Ballmer delusional or just wrong?

Where am I coming from with this one you may ask? Or perhaps your answer is both. Anyway, this blog post is really about an interview with Steve Ballmer published in the San Jose Mercury on October 6th regarding Microsoft’s … Continue reading

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