Gartner (NYSE:IT)

95992888

Credit Suisse Adds 10 Stocks to Buy to Its 2014 Top U.S. Investment Ideas List

With the fourth-quarter earnings season starting to really kick off this week, many firms we cover are adding stocks to buy for 2014 to their top ideas lists. The Credit ...
Read Full Story »
94073253

Applied Materials, ASML: Chip Equipment Maker Stocks Cooling Off?

In September, the last time we took a look at the stocks of the largest manufacturers of chip-making machinery, we found just one that had not posted double-digit gains over ...
Read Full Story »
Chip photo

Soft Market for Chips Hasn’t Hit Equipment Makers Yet

Makers of equipment used to manufacture semiconductors have faced a slowing market so far in 2013, and conditions are not expected to improve until next year. That is on top ...
Read Full Story »
nokia-lumia-920t-yellow

Did Microsoft Just Pay $7 Billion for a New CEO?

The announced acquisition by Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) of the mobile phone business of Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) for $7.2 billion gives Microsoft a couple of things. First, is an ...
Read Full Story »
Galaxy S4

Apple Losing Share as Global Smartphone Sales Top Feature Phone Sales for First Time

Global mobile phone sales totaled 435 million units in the second quarter of 2013, and of that total, some 225 million units, or 51.8%, were smartphones. That is the first ...
Read Full Story »
122595358

PC Sales Slide for Fifth Straight Quarter

Late last month research firm Gartner Inc. (NYSE: IT) forecast that PC sales would fall by 10.6% in 2013. Right on on plan, the firm said today that second-quarter shipments ...
Read Full Story »
Apple mobile/touch devices

New Data Forecasts Tablet Shipments to Rise 68% in 2013

Total device shipments in 2013 are projected to total 2.35 billion units in 2013, up nearly 6% over total 2012 shipments. Sales of tablets will drive the increase, according to ...
Read Full Story »
iPhone_5_FrontBack

iPhone Market Share Falls in Q1: Gartner

In the first quarter of 2013, worldwide mobile phone sales totaled nearly 426 million units, up about 0.7% compared with the first quarter of 2012. Smartphone sales comprised nearly half ...
Read Full Story »
Microsoft logo

Computing Going Mobile; Microsoft Going Nowhere

The worldwide market for combined shipments of PCs, tablets and mobile phones is expected to total 2.4 billion units in 2013, rising to nearly 3 billion units by 2017. It ...
Read Full Story »
Ipad mini in hand

Tablets Now Comprise One-Third of All PC Shipments

The cannibalization of the PC market caused by the overwhelming popularity of tablet devices might be even greater than you think. According to the latest data from analyst firm Canalys, ...
Read Full Story »
Chip photo

Which Company Consumes the Most Computer Chips?

Even though demand for semiconductors fell in $297.6 billion in 2012, that still represents a lot of chips. The drop in demand is almost entirely due to higher consumer demand ...
Read Full Story »

Gartner: Big Data to Be Big Job Creator

At a conference today in Florida, Gartner Inc. (NYSE: IT) forecast that information technology (IT) spending in 2012 would rise 3.8% in 2013, from $3.6 trillion to $3.7 trillion. But ...
Read Full Story »

Mobile Phone Sales Fall in Q1 — Gartner

High-tech industry research firm Gartner Inc. (NYSE: IT) reports this morning the worldwide sales of mobile phones unexpectedly fell -2% in the first quarter of 2012, to a total of ...
Read Full Story »

Apple Kills Quarter of iPad 2 Orders (IT, AAPL, JPM, AMZN, RIM, HPQ, DELL, GOOG, HNHPF, SSNLF)

Just last week we noted a new study from the Gartner Group Inc. (NYSE: IT) that the iPad from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) looked set to dominate the tablet market ...
Read Full Story »

Apple Will Continue to Rule Tablet Market (AAPL, IT, RIMM, HPQ, DELL, NOK, SSNLF, MSFT, GOOG, AMZN)

Just in case anyone believed that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) was being seriously threatened by competitors to its iPad tablet, that belief can probably be put to rest for a ...
Read Full Story »