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Surface more profitable than iPad

Microsoft's Windows RT-based Surface tablet - designed to compete with the full sized Apple iPad - has a larger profit margin than its rival, a teardown analysis has revealed. The Surface, with its minimum 32GB of Flash storage and optional Touch Cover, has a bill of materials (BoM) that totals $271. Chuck in an additional $13 …
Caleb Cox, 06 Nov 2012
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Samsung confirms Tizen-based mobes to debut this year

Samsung says it is pressing ahead with plans to release mobile phones running the Linux-based Tizen OS, with more than one model due to arrive in 2013. "We plan to release new, competitive Tizen devices within this year and will keep expanding the lineup depending on market conditions," the company told Bloomberg News in an …
Neil McAllister, 03 Jan 2013
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Flash prices surge as electronics firms bank on post quake drought

Memory prices surged in Far East trading today amid unease over how Japan's fab industry will be affected by Friday's earthquake and tsunami and resulting power problems. Chip markets had effectively closed on Friday when the quake struck, with prices generally static or down. However, according to DRAMeXchange, spot prices for …
Joe Fay, 14 Mar 2011
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Hynix figures to win on NAND by being smaller than rivals

Hynix, which trails Samsung and Toshiba in the flash market, is trying to gain ground on them with a 20 per cent better NAND process. As measured by iSupply, Hynix had just 13.5 per cent by revenue of the NAND market in the second 2011 quarter, with Samsung leading with its 41.6 per cent, Toshiba second with 28.7 per cent, and …
Chris Mellor, 13 Dec 2011
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Microsoft: ignore PC sales slump 'chatter'

Microsoft has downplayed "chatter" about a looming slowdown in PC sales hurting Windows 7 and its business in general. Executives have separately told Wall St investors that they shouldn't be worried about what they're hearing, and that Microsoft — which gets a third of its annual business from sales of Windows on PCs — is fine …
Gavin Clarke, 11 Aug 2010
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Beefy 2010 chip forecast get steroids blast

Chip market researcher iSuppli says in its latest forecast for 2010 that semiconductor sales are "already pumped up by bulging demand" but that this year it has "been injected with a powerful dose of growth steroids." And thus, iSuppli is raising its chip revenue forecast for the year. iSuppli was a bit more negative back in …

Centrino 2 launch provides no big lift for Intel Q3 market share

Intel and AMD continued their tit-for-tat exchange of market share during Q3, with the chip giant making a small gain at the expense of its arch-rival. According to market watcher iSuppli, Intel took 80.4 per cent of world "general-purpose" processor sales, up a third of a percentage point on the previous quarter and 1.7 points …
Tony Smith, 30 Oct 2008
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iSuppli cuts 2009 PC growth forecast by two-thirds

Next up in November's cavalcade of plummeting confidence in the IT industry is the data tracking firm iSuppli, which is lopping off its growth forecast for PC shipments by nearly two-thirds. The bean counting firm now expects global PC shipments to grow by only 4.3 per cent in 2009, compared to its previous forecast of 11.9 per …
Austin Modine, 21 Nov 2008
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AMD claws cash back from Intel

AMD may have flubbed the launch of its first quad-core processors but it managed to claw back a few points of revenue share against Intel in the first quarter of 2009. Worldwide microprocessor chip revenues across all architectures and vendors, meanwhile, dropped off a cliff to hit $6.9bn, down 20.6 per cent from the $8.6bn in …
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World mobile phone market growth to stall

Mobile phone shipments may rise this year, but manufacturers are going to see revenues fall as the momentum driving the market over the past few years stalls. That's market watcher iSuppli's forecast, at any rate. This week it predicted that global factory revenue will fall 4.7 per cent from $115.1bn in 2005 to $109.7bn this …
Tony Smith, 13 Jan 2006