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  • Where in the world are Mac sales growing? Everywhere.

    The contrast with Windows PC sales is especially striking in Asia, the U.S. and the rest of the world

    As is his wont, Needham's Charlie Wolf waited until the middle of Apple's (AAPL) current quarter to issue his analysis of the last. As usual, it was worth the wait.

    In a note to clients Friday entitled "What a Streak," he uses a series of charts based on IDC data to zero in MORE

    - May 22, 2011 10:40 AM ET
  • How Dell conquered India

    The U.S. computer maker got serious in India only a few years ago -- and then proceeded to thrash HP and everyone else. Now India is Dell's fastest-growing market, with 55% growth.

    By Anurag Prasad, contributor

    In the U.S., Dell originally became a market leader through its online and direct made-to-order sales model. When the computer maker decided to enter India, however, it needed a change of strategy.

    In the B.D. era -- MORE

    Feb 10, 2011 8:30 AM ET
  • IDC: Android to surpass Symbian in Europe next year

    Losing Europe would pretty much end Nokia's run as the world's leading mobile OS.

    The Android news lately is starting to feel like the end of a game of Risk.  First North America falls, then Asia, now Europe.  Bloomberg quotes IDC analyst Francisco Jeronimo who thinks Android is poised to own 2011 in Europe.

    "The iPhone was last year's hot device and now people are looking for something different," said Jeronimo, who MORE

    - Nov 29, 2010 4:11 PM ET
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  • Where in the world Apple sells the most iPhones

    The European market has been gaining on the U.S., but Asia is coming on fast

    When Baird's William Power initiated coverage of Apple (AAPL) Thursday with a price target of $410, he backed his predictions with an unusually thorough 82-page report to clients that is chock-a-block with useful charts and graphs. The one above shows at a glance how important Europe has become as a market for the iPhone and MORE

    - Nov 6, 2010 10:54 AM ET
  • Apple's iPhone invades Austria and Ireland

    The iPhone continued its march across Europe today.

    Three months after it landed in Britain, German and France, Apple's (AAPL) mobile phone and computing device crossed into Austria and Ireland, where it will be carried by T-Mobile and O2, respectively.

    It's all part of Apple's campaign to sell 10 million iPhones in 2008 by growing its international markets one region at a time.

    The company now has its eyes on the Netherlands, Belgium, MORE

    - Mar 14, 2008 8:20 AM ET
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