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As Explorer loses ground, Microsoft readies new web browser

...something sexy and new," said tech analyst Al Hilwa, who follows Microsoft and other software companies for International Data Corp. "Explorer has gotten kind of a bad reputation for not being as fast as the Chromes and Firefoxes of this world...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-19/explorer-loses-ground-micr
Flipboard and other mobile apps going to PCs to reach users

...to 1.3 billion devices and tablet sales increased 4 percent to 230 million, according to the research firm International Data Corp.All but a few of the magazines in Flipboard are free. They are created through links culled from users' social...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-12/flipboard-and-other-mobile
Wall Street Focus: What's next for Apple?

...while Samsung, HTC, LG Electronics and others sold 187 million Android phones, according to the research firm International Data Corp. The iPhone commands 13 percent of the global market, down from 17 percent a year ago.Even with its challenges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-09/wall-street-focus-whats-ne
PCs cap worst sales year with another fourth-quarter drop

...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.Gartner cited...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-09/pcs-cap-worst-sales-year-a
Companies try wiping out unnecessary Web surfing

...outplacement firm. "Companies have given people much more autonomy. They're not standing over them anymore." International Data Corp., an information technology and telecommunications research firm, estimated that 30 to 40 percent of employee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/14/bus_431194.shtml
Business
Linux fortunes rising, but uncertainties abound

...about 55 percent of new server software licenses in 2002, compared with about 23 percent for Linux, according to International Data Corp. That market has been driven by Hewlett-Packard, IBM Corp. and Sun Microsystems Inc., which have added...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/30/bus_410427.shtml
Business
Techbits: Satellite radio, Smartphone rise, and more

...for the whole year, total sales fell to 10.4 million units, down from 12.6 million in 2002, according to International Data Corp. The top two PDA sellers, PalmOne Inc. and Hewlett-Packard Co., have remained successful by packing their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/02/liv_403103.shtml
Life & style
Startup takes on wireless messaging market

...technology that didn't just blunder forth in the enterprise mobility market," said analyst Alex Slawsby of International Data Corp. "It took into account RIM's product, and they took it a step further." RIM claims Good's technology...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/27/bus_373716.shtml
Business
Nintendo priming pink blob as its next big star

...Nintendo's $10 million bet isn't a sure thing. "For every Pokemon or Mario that's been successful, I'm sure there's a bunch of characters that haven't gone anywhere," said Schelley Olhava, senior analyst with International Data Corp.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/05/liv_350838.shtml
Life & style
Palm introduces new operating system

...Kyocera, comprised about 53 percent of worldwide handheld device shipments in 2001, according to market researcher International Data Corp. That was down from 66.5 percent in 2000, and IDC predicts the downward trend will continue with Palm OS devices...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/06/11/tec_343431.shtml
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