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IDC: Worldwide Demand for Traditional PCs Surges in Q2 2021

Despite global component shortages and logistics issues, the surge in demand for Traditional PCs continued through the second quarter of 2021. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide PC shipments reached 83.6 million units in 2Q21, up 13.2%. "The PC market's hot streak continued to drive heavy investments from the supply side including the...

RBC, Scotiabank Ranked Highest for Embracing Fintech: IDC

Canadian banks are embracing financial technology, but there are two lenders who are the most active in the area: Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Bank of Nova Scotia, according to a new report from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The IDC measured five areas: innovation, taking steps to change culture, funding external fintech research,...

Apple Watch Sales at Record High in First Week of Holiday Shopping: Cook

Earlier today, IDC reported on the wearables market and claimed Apple only had unit shipments of 1.1 million in Q3 2016, seeing a massive plunge of 71 per cent, year-over-year, at a 4.9 per cent worldwide marketshare, behind Fitbit, Xiaomi and Garmin. Now, in a rare response to Reuters, Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed...

Apple Watch Shipments Down 56.7% Year-Over-Year: IDC

Apple was the only smart wearables vendor to post a decline in the second quarter of 2016 compared to a year ago, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. Actually, Apple Watch sales were down 56.7% year-over-year, while iPhone sales grew, according to Kantar, as IDC estimates the shipment of...

Apple Controls 15.3% of Global Smartphone Market: IDC

Despite declining iPhone sales – Apple sold 51.19 million units in the first calendar quarter of 2016 – the company still controls 15.3% of the global smartphone market, according to the latest preliminary release from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. iPhone sales slipped 16.3% compared to the first quarter of 2015,...

Apple to Ship 13 Million Watches in 2015: IDC

The Apple Watch is poised to lead the wearables market, according to market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). After spending some time staring into its crystal ball and analyzing this emerging segment of the tech industry, IDC estimates that Apple will sell 13 million Watch units this year, but this is only the start....

Apple Ships 3.9 Million Watches in Q3 2015: IDC

Apple’s debut in the wearables market was strong: it grabbed the second spot on the top-five vendor list and the No. 1 position among all smart wearable (devices capable of running third-party apps) manufacturers. This didn't change much during the third calendar quarter: Apple maintained its second position with an estimated 3.9 million Watch unit...

Wireless Data Spending in Canada Expected to Double by 2019: IDC

Following the annual CRTC report, it was the turn of IDC to analyse the performance of the Canadian wireless market last year and predict how it will perform over the next few years. According to IDC, the Canadian telecom market grew by 3.9% in 2014, with wireless accounting for $20.1 billion, or 45% of telecom services...

Apple Grabs 13.5% of Global Smartphone Market in Q3 2015: IDC

Following Apple's quarterly earnings, it was IDC's turn to release the latest preliminary results from its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. We know how iPhone sales performed during the September quarter – the company has set a new record – but how did others do? Samsung continues to ship the most smartphones of all manufacturers,...

Canadian Wearables Market to Ship 1.4 Million Units in 2015: IDC

International Data Corporation (IDC) Canada has released a new research report which estimates the Canadian wearable device market will ship 1.4 million units by the year end of 2015, an increase from 905,000 2014. Their projected compound annual growth rate from 2015-2019 predicts a growth rate of 32%. The report overview details smart wearables (such as...

iPhone 6 Helping Drive Record Demand for Larger Screened Devices: IDC

There won’t be any major changes in the smartphone landscape anytime soon, an updated five-year forecast published by International Data Corporation (IDC) reveals. Although the iPhone’s popularity is growing, Android will continue to take the lion’s share of the smartphone market with 81%, while the iPhone will rule 14.2% of the market, the updated IDC...