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Global PC shipments expected to fall by 6% in 2014

Tuesday 4 March 2014 | 19:57 CET | News
Global PC shipments fell by 9.8 percent in 2013 to 315.1 million units, slightly better than a projected decline of 10.1 percent. However, this still marks the most severe contraction on record, according to a new report from IDC. Fourth-quarter results were slightly better than expected, but the outlook for emerging markets has deteriorated as competition from other devices and economic pressures mount. In mature regions, the fourth quarter was also slightly ahead of expectations, although the improvement seems driven by short-term factors like a slight rise in XP replacements and is not

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