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Shopping
Back to business: Oracle study reveals fears and thoughts as Christmas shopping season approaches
Australian consumers are increasingly worried about product delays in the lead up to Christmas, with a new survey revealing that almost one in four Australian shoppers are anxious about gift orders not arriving on time. 
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Deloitte
Cloud represents billion dollar opportunity for APAC, Deloitte finds
The Asia Pacific region could benefit from a significant US$160 billion future economic boost if businesses increase investment in, and take greater advantage of, cloud-based technologies.
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IDC
Worldwide semiconductor market set to reach $522b by 2021
"Overall, the semiconductor industry remains on track to deliver another strong year of growth as the super cycle that began at the end of 2019 strengthens this year."
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Lenovo
New Zealand PC market on the up, despite challenging year
In the third quarter of 2020, New Zealand's Traditional PC market experienced a 24.4% year-on-year (YoY) growth in unit shipments, reaching nearly 228,000 units.
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Smartphone
Worldwide smartphone market declines in Q3, but not as much as expected - IDC
353.6 million smartphones were shipped this quarter, and despite the 1.3% dip compared to last year, this figure represents a much better picture than what was previously projected by IDC — a 9% year-on-year decline.
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Market
Data centre switches market largely unaffected by COVID-19
Spending on data centre switches is set to grow at a 4% CAGR from 2019 to 2024, despite the impact of COVID-19. This is according to an update to the Dell’Oro Group Data Centre switch market five-year forecast report.
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Gaming
Video games market booming following COVID-19 related lockdowns
As an industry custom-built for people to stay indoors, it is understandable that the global video games market has boomed in the last few months, bringing huge profits for the leading gaming companies and their shareholders.
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Lenovo
Lenovo hits $12.5B in revenue, marking eighth year of growth
According to the company, the strong results are led by the Intelligent Devices Group (IDG). The PC and Smart Devices Group (PCSD), one of its two business units, continued double-digit (12%) revenue growth.
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Market
Marketo debuts new product innovations at Marketing Nation
Marketo announced new product innovations that empower marketers.
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Market
The VR/AR market could be worth $1.8 billion in 2018
Gaming remains the primary reason for sales of VR devices and this is unlikely to change over the next few years.
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Cybercrime
Two dark web markets shut down but expert says ‘one door closes, a window opens’
“You can bet that as you’re reading this, those engaged in cyber crime on the dark web are looking for that next ‘market place window’ to open."
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Printers
Konica Minolta Australia launches industrial print products in New Zealand
The company say they invested heavily in technology, products and strategic partnerships in order to bring this offering to the New Zealand market
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Market
Data center rack PDU market - en route to USD $2 billion by 2025
Organizations are focusing on the procurement of solutions that increase energy efficiency and manage power consumption.
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IDC
IDC: Wearables aren’t dead - market grows 16.9 percent in fourth quarter
​While many may think the wearables market is a dwindling one, it is actually quite healthy - a change of focus has been put down as the cause.
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Predictions
Global CNC market to exceed $18m USD by 2022
​A new report published by Allied Market Research on the Computer Numerical Control market has made some startling findings.
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Drones
Technavio report sheds light on growing commercial drone services market
The commercial drone-enabled services market is expected to grow 35.47% and now Technavio has revealed the top seven global vendors.
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Manufacturing
Xplore Technologies reports 'record' $100.5 million revenue
Xplore Technologies, a provider of 'rugged' tablets, has grown its revenue to a 'record' $100.5 million in fiscal 2016 - representing 136% growth.
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Manufacturing
The tablet market hits its peak, detachables emerge in force
Tablet manufacturers, both large and small, are slowly shifting focus toward the detachable tablet market segment.
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Network Management
APAC leads burgeoning Anything-as-a-Service market
“In 2015, APAC emerged as the fastest-growing XaaS market, driven by accelerated development activities in emerging markets."
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Customer service
Tecala brings on new Melbourne executive to support growth
"His experience and understanding of the challenges which our customers face will be a pivotal asset in reinforcing Tecala as a leader."
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Unified Communications
UCaaS provider makes a play in the ANZ marketplace
“This offering allows partners to deliver customisable UCaaS solutions which will be especially attractive to mid sized businesses."
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Enterprise content management (ECM)
Empired's ECM service gains traction in NZ market
The company says it estimates the market opportunity within the New Zealand government market alone is approximately 45,000 users.
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Gaming
Opportunities still exist for PC vendors, despite struggling market
"With an oversaturated market and falling average selling prices, PC vendors must focus on optimising profitability to sustain growth."
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Finance, Leasing & Rental
Dell's SecureWorks positioned for huge revenue growth
"SecureWorks will create new services that bridge the gap in the market between traditional security operations and more consultative services."