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Global PC market growing

Growth in the worldwide PC market has increased by 9.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2006 despite stagnant growth in the US. The latest figures from tech sector market intelligence firm IDC show that in the US overall PC shipments remained unchanged year-on-year for the third quarter of 2006, compared to more than five per …
Aoife Carr, 21 Dec 2006
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Mobile entertainment market will hit $38.1bn by 2011

The mobile phone entertainment market will double over the next five years reaching $38.1bn in 2011, according to a report from Informa Telecoms and Media. The mobile entertainment market generated worldwide revenues of $18.8bn during 2006, according to the report. Music and images dominate the space, accounting for 64 per …
Aoife Carr, 21 Dec 2006
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Tagging firm Yougetitback to open US office

A Cork-based lost and found company,, is to open an office in San Francisco in the New Year as part of a significant expansion. Launched in July 2006, provides a signature tagging system for personal items such as iPods, mobile phones and digital cameras as well as spectacles and house keys. …
Aoife Carr, 14 Dec 2006

Zune and Vista 'not compatible'

Zune, the new digital music player from Microsoft, is not compatible with the software giant's new Vista operating system. Buried in the Zune website, Microsoft admits that the player is not compatible with Vista and gives no information as to when it will introduce a patch or update enabling the player to do so. Instead, …
Aoife Carr, 16 Nov 2006

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