Featured Chart: Top PC Vendors Worldwide for 3Q 2014

This chart from IDC shows the top five worldwide PC vendors according to units shipped for the third quarter of this year. PCs include desktops, mini notebooks and other portable PCs. They do not include handhelds or tablets without hardwired keyboards.

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Featured Chart: Most Popular Disk Storage Systems Worldwide

IDC's chart on the worldwide total disk storage systems market highlights the top 5 vendors. They are EMC, HP, IBM, Dell and NetApp. HP and IBM experienced surges in the second quarter of this year. IBM saw the largest increase in market share at 2.7%, allowing it to jump ahead of Dell and NetApp into the third spot.

Meanwhile Dell and NetApp took losses, with NetApp suffering the most with a 1.9% decrease in market share.

Market share is based on revenue.

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Featured Chart: U.S. Jobs Health for October 2014

This chart from Dun & Bradstreet gives a view of new non-farm jobs added to U.S. payrolls during the previous months. Manufacturing; retail; real estate; business services; construction; and trade, transporation and utilities are seeing growth in jobs.
 
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