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IDC: Home-grown devices lifting Africa tablet market

Several locally made computers have contributed to driving the continued growth of Africa’s tablet market, in another strong performance for the computing sector, according to a new report. The latest figures released today by global advisory services firm International Data Corporation (IDC) show the Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market recorded robust year-on-year growth […]

Nigeria dials 135% smartphone shipments growth in 2014, IDC says

IDC: African PC market outlook brighten amid ‘uncertainty’ over Nigeria

The African PC market posted its third successive quarter of year-on-year growth in Q4 2014, but uncertainty hangs over Nigeria over local currency fluctuation and upcoming elections, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). The top three vendor rankings in terms of PC market share remained unchanged for the sixth consecutive quarter with HP in lead […]

IDC: Home-grown devices lifting Africa tablet market

Lenovo buys Motorola mobility from Google

Lenovo and Google have announced the completion of Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google. [blockquote right=”pull-right”]The total purchase price from Google at close was approximately $2.91 billion and the transaction which has satisfied all regulatory requirements and customary closing conditions will see Lenovo operate Motorola as a wholly-owned subsidiary. [/blockquote] The acquisition of the […]

China’s Lenovo eyes Nigeria to drive smartphone business