FRAMINGHAM, MA – The downward spiral of the tablet market continued during the second quarter, according to IDC. Despite notable product launches like the new lower priced iPad, worldwide tablet shipments declined 3.4% year-over-year to 37.9 million.

Read more: Q2 Worldwide Tablet Shipments Down 3.4%

STAMFORD, CT – Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase 10.2% in 2017 to $77.7 billion, according to Gartner.

Read more: Gartner Cranks Up Semi Capital Spending Forecast

BANNOCKBURN, IL — Total North American printed circuit board orders in June increased 18.6% year-over-year, driving year-to-date order growth up to 1.7% above the same period last year, says IPC. Orders were up 26.5% sequentially.

Read more: June N. American PCB Orders Up 18.6%

STAMFORD, CT -- Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 2.4% increase from 2016, according to Gartner.

Read more: Falling Dollar Boosts 2017 IT Spending Outlook

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., July 12, 2017 – Worldwide shipments of traditional PCs (desktop, notebook, workstation) totaled 60.5 million units in the second quarter, a year-on-year decline of 3.3%, according to  International Data Corp.

Read more: PC Market Dropped 3.3% in Q2, IDC Says

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Worldwide purchases of robotics, including drones and robotics-related hardware, software and services, will total $97.2 billion in 2017, an increase of 17.9% over 2016.

Read more: Worldwide Spending on Robotics Forecast to Accelerate Over Next 5 Years

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