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PCs cap worst sales year with another fourth-quarter drop

...machines began to appear on wish lists decades ago.The fourth-quarter numbers released Thurs day by the research firms Gartner Inc. and International Data Corp. serve as the latest testament to the growing popularity of smartphones and tablet computers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-09/pcs-cap-worst-sales-year-a
Apple goes thinner, lighter with new iPad and Macs

...iPad's market share has been eroding compared with cheaper rivals running Google Inc.'s Android system. Research firm Gartner Inc. estimates that Android tablets will end 2013 with a 50 percent share of the worldwide market versus 49 percent for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-22/apple-goes-thinner-lighter
Target's fallout from security breach likely will far outpace what TJX faced

...estimate how much the data breach will cost it in total. But Avivah Litan, a security analyst at technology research firm Gartner Inc., a technology research firm, puts the costs of the Target breach at between $400 million and $450 million, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-26/targets-fallout-security-b
Research firm: PC sales plunge as Windows 8 flops

...decline of Windows-based devices may not be quite as drastic as IDC's numbers suggest.Another research firm, Gartner Inc., counts any devices running PC-style software, including some tablets, as PCs. It reported an 11 percent decline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-04-10/research-firm-pc-sales-plu
Cellular-only service can have drawbacks

...phone as my only phone. How do I go about it? Are there any drawbacks? A: According to the technology think tank Gartner Inc., a growing number of the nation's 170 million cell phone customers are giving up their land lines. The savings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/25/bus_432275.shtml
Business
Using your cell phone as your only phone

...customers are dropping traditional phone service and relying on cell phones alone. According to the technology think tank Gartner Inc., up to 10 percent of the nation's 170 million cell phone customers have given up their landlines. The savings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/20/liv_431796.shtml
Life & style
Nokia unveils five new phones

...losing ground to competitors, including Motorola Inc., Samsung and Sony Ericsson. A report by market researcher Gartner Inc., however, calculated Nokia's market share even lower - at 28.9 percent in the first quarter of 2004, down from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/15/bus_418955.shtml
Business
Stocks bounce back after three days of declines

...IBM Corp. and Intel Corp., which benefited from the Gartner Inc. forecast. Traders attributed some of the momentum...Fueling Wednesday's tech rally, market research firm Gartner Inc. said it expects worldwide semiconductor sales to increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/13/fin_391204.shtml
Finance
Wall Street tech trading could turn on results

...as businesses expand. "This is the quarter of no excuses," said Martin Reynolds, vice president of research firm Gartner Inc. "You really should be looking pretty good, because if you're not, there is something fundamentally wrong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/12/fin_411856.shtml
Finance
Microsoft's 'Surface' tablet aims for productivity

...They are saying it's a different world now and are trying to put the sexy back into the Microsoft brand," said Gartner Inc. analyst Carolina Milanesi.Microsoft is linking the Surface's debut with the release of its much-anticipated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2012-06-19/microsofts-surface-tablet-