While the rest of the PC industry lost ground, Apple's computer sales were growing
Once again, Mac sales zigged while PCs zagged.
In a note to clients Monday afternoon, Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster summarized data from the NPD Group for the last quarter:
In the month of March, U.S. Mac sales were up 47% year over year, driven by the new MacBook Pros that started shipping Feb. 24.
That 47% uptick followed growth of MORE
As part of their CTIA package, NPD group posted some positive numbers for Android and its vendors.
Taiwan's HTC overtook Apple (AAPL) and RIM (RIMM) to become the leading manufacturer of US smartphones in Q4 2010 according to a report by NPD Group.
HTC's share of the US Market crossed 20% while BlackBerry and Apple slipped to 19%. Motorola(MMI) rounded out the top four at 16%. Samsung, LG, Nokia(NOK), HP/Palm (HPQ) and MORESeth Weintraub - Mar 22, 2011 12:17 PM ET
Is there an ARMDroid Dualopoly on the horizon?
In the biggest news item about Android market share since this morning, NPD group announced that in the US, Google's (GOOG) Android now outsells all of its competitors, combined. It is important to note that NPD's data doesn't track corporate/enterprise mobile phone purchases, so RIM's(RIMM) Blackberry and to a lesser extent Apple's (AAPL) iPhone may be under-represented. But for people who have a choice MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 31, 2011 1:05 PM ET
The cult favorite sandwich, hovering on the border between yum and yuck, won't mean much to McDonald's bottom line. But it's moving the needle on the company's brand awareness, especially in social media.
Wondering what a McRib, McDonald's barbecue pork sandwich, tastes like, but haven't quite worked up the steam to go out and try one? Just ask the Internet:
"It's fast food's best version of comfort food." "I'll take an order MOREBeth Kowitt, Writer - Nov 17, 2010 11:51 AM ET
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