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  • Motorola's iSIM could power company-specific mobile apps

    Motorola's new Intelligent SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) just got its start in Europe by powering a parental control application for GSM phones, but it will also be available to enterprises that need to customize mobile phones for a sales force or other application across an entire group of workers.

  • Desktops re-emerge as PC shipments grow in Q1, IDC says

    Worldwide PC shipments increased by 24.2 percent during the first quarter of 2010 compared to the same period last year, with desktop PC shipments growing for the first time in more than a year, IDC said in a survey released on Wednesday.

  • SOA is not dead, says IDC

    Business spending on Service-Oriented Architecture will grow by up to 25 percent worldwide by 2013, according to analyst house IDC.

  • IDC bucks trend with less bullish 2010 chip forecast

    IDC analysts on Thursday said the global chip industry will grow this year but offered one of the least optimistic industry revenue forecasts so far this year, saying the global recession remains a problem.

  • IDC: Datacentre management remains sloppy

    CIOs and IT directors expect spending on staff in their datacentres to dramatically outstrip the overall growth in IT expenditure this year, according to ComputerworldUK's sister analyst group IDC.

  • New IBM Power7 servers capable of virtualization

    With a promise of better performance, lower total cost of ownership, and optimum features for virtualization, IT solutions vendor IBM today announced the launch of its new IBM Power7 system servers, which builds on the successes of its predecessor.

  • Nokia, Apple win as phone sales bounce back

    Nokia and Apple were the big winners as the sale of mobile phones rebounded during the fourth quarter. Consumers, meanwhile, stand to get more choice and better value for money as competition heats up, especially in the smartphone segment.

  • PC market on fast track to recovery, IDC says

    PC shipments worldwide will grow by double digits on a yearly basis through 2013, buoyed by increased commercial spending and growing demand for portable PCs like laptops and netbooks, IDC said in a study issued on Wednesday.

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