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PC Sales Down in Q2, Likely for All of 2009

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The latest market research from iSuppli and Gartner show continued softness in the PC sales market, with sales expected to shrink year-over-year in 2009 for the first time since the Dot Com bubble burst in 2001.

Market research firm iSuppli predicts that global PC shipments will decline to 287.3 million units in 2009, down four percent from 299.2 million in 2008. iSuppli had previously forecasted 0.7 percent growth in PC shipments for the year. Other vendors had been reluctant to make annual predictions, instead sticking to quarterly estimates...

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