Gartner Predicts PC Industry Will Grow, but Only One Part of It

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After declining for the past six years, the PC market might finally start to grow again in 2018 and 2019, but certain categories fare much better than others.

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Walmart Throws Down Gauntlet to Amazon


Walmart on Tuesday outlined plans to grow its critically important e-commerce business in the U.S. by 40 percent over the next fiscal year. The company intends to leverage a series of key acquisitions and its more than 4,600 brick-and-mortar locations to mount a direct challenge to Amazon for millennial customers. Walmart — the largest retail operation in the world and the leading U.S. challenger to Amazon — presented its objectives at its annual meeting with Wall Street analysts, where CEO Doug McMillon said the company is committed to turning itself into a digital powerhouse.

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20TB Hard Drives Will be Made of Glass

Hard drive capacities could grow to 20TB by 2020, though hitting these drive sizes will require a rethink of the platter technology used in today’s 3.5-inch drives.

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Oxford scientists are building robots that 'wear' artificial skin before it's transplanted

Earlier this month, a team of Oxford professors proposed a provocative idea: grow human tissue on humanoid robots.

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NASA offers $500K to anyone who can grow lifelike human tissue for space experiments

NASA is offering $500,000 to split between the first three teams that grow human organ tissue in a laboratory.

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Like Apple Music but hate its design? Just hang on until June

Since its launch last year, Apple Music has managed to grow its user base to a total of 13 million subscribers, thanks in part to a generous three-month free trial.

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Apple grows to 7.4% of worldwide PC market as Windows continues to cede share to the Mac

Article Image Apple continued to grow overall Mac marketshare during the March quarter as most leading Windows PC makers suffered significant setbacks, according to the latest research data from Gartner and IDC.

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IDC predicts 14M Apple Watch sales in 2016, growing to 31M in 2020

Article Image The wearable smartwatch market will continue to grow for the foreseeable future, research firm IDC believes, with the Apple Watch forecast to continue earning the most sales through the year 2020.

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How Lenovo is succeeding despite a shrinking market for PCs

Lenovo's Suite at CES is always chock full of innovative new products
Despite a shrinking PC market, Lenovo has found ways to grow and expand by focusing on its core customers in the enterprise with a broad range of products

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Apple Music now boasts more than 10 million paying subscribers

The cumulative number of Apple Music subscribers continues to grow and now exceeds 10 million users, this according to a recent report from the Financial Times.

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FBR is latest firm to cut iPhone 6s estimates, but expects 'mega product cycle' for 'iPhone 7'

Article Image Concerns over iPhone 6s sales continue to grow on Wall Street, as FBR & Co. became the latest firm to revise its estimates downward, calling on Apple to sell 75.5 million total iPhones in the current December quarter and cutting its price target to $150.

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Total Apple Watch sales predicted to double this holiday, reaching 12M in 2015

Article Image Sales of the Apple Watch have continued to grow since its launch in April, and one analyst believes total sales of its wearable device could double this holiday alone, moving 6 million units in the lucrative three-month shopping period.

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Twitter plans to make money off 500 million logged-out visitors

There have been questions and concerns surrounding Twitter’s potential to grow and earn revenue as far back as its launch in 2006.

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New iMac models with upgraded CPUs & displays to drive 1M unit sales in Q3, analyst says

Apple is expected to grow iMac sales to one million units during the upcoming quarter on the back of new, more powerful models with enhanced display technology, according to well-connected KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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Nextdoor Snags $110M for Community-Building Efforts


Nextdoor on Wednesday announced it has received $110 million in venture capital to grow its neighborhood-based network of residents and vendors. Redpoint Ventures and Insight Venture Partners led the funding round. Nextdoor plans to use the money to develop additional ways for members to benefit from the recommendations shared on the social network. Among its initiatives is extending the platform to connect neighbors with trusted local service providers and businesses, according to Nextdoor spokesperson Jennifer Burke.

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Apple closes in on $775B market cap, now two times larger than No. 2 Exxon Mobil

Apple stock hit a new high of $133 at the closing bell on Monday, rocketing up 2.7 percent on the day to grow its market capitalization to just under $775 billion, a number two times larger than second-largest publicly traded U.S. company Exxon Mobil.



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Apple's iOS 8 now on 72% of customer devices, nearly double any Android version

Adoption of Apple’s latest mobile operating system continues to grow, according to the company’s App Store statistics, with 72 percent of iPhones, iPads, and iPod touches now running on iOS 8 while no single version of Google’s Android has surpassed 40 percent.



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