Darren Grasby gets to run AMD CPU and GPU sales
Published in PC Hardware


Reporting directly to Jim Anderson

Up until January, Darren Grasby an ATI sales veteran, was working as President EMEA and Global Channel Sales at AMD. A month later he was promoted to run Corporate VR Global Computing and Graphics Sales and president for AMD in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

AMD lost a key salesman to Lenovo
Published in PC Hardware


Matthew Zielinski, President and SVP

This happened over a month ago but I noticed recently that the former Corporate VP and President of Global sales MNC at AMD departed to do the same for job for Lenovo. This might be the biggest sales loss since John Byrne went to become the President of Sales at Dell.

Desktop sales continue to slide
Published in News


Now  below 100 million a year

Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that desktop PC sales in 2017 fell below 100 million for the first time.

Global semiconductor sales increase 26 percent
Published in News


$412.2 billion in sales


The global semiconductor industry posted sales totalling $412.2 billion in 2017, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Xiaomi sees soaring sales
Published in Mobiles


Up 58 percent on last year as Apple slips

Chinese vendor Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments soar 58 percent  on year to 23.2 million units fn the second quarter of 2017.

35 million tablets shipped in second quarter
Published in AI


13.7 percent less than last year


The death of the "game changing" keyboardless netbook continues as Digitimes Research predicts that only 35 million tablets will be shipped globally during the second quarter of 2017.

Galaxy S8 enjoys higher than expected sales
Published in Mobiles


720,000 sold in South Korea

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is experiencing very high sales on most of the markets and the company released some of the first sales numbers. 

European server sales slump
Published in News


IDC figures


Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that European server sales have slid by 12.9 percent.

Global semiconductor sales broke records
Published in PC Hardware


$338.9 billion in 2016


The global semiconductor industry had a record breaking 2016 according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

LG sells 200,000 V20s
Published in Mobiles
14 November 2016

LG sells 200,000 V20s


In just 10 days


LG’s V20 is doing rather well, with more than 200,000 of them leaping off shelves worldwide.