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Hot market for <span class=tablets in Brazil" class="th" />

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While still too expensive for many consumers, tablets are gaining ground with consumers in Brazil, a recent survey from IDC Brazil noted. According to the survey, the Brazilian tablet market’s good performance helped the country secure tenth place in the world ranking of new appliance sales. Previously, Brazil ranked twelfth in the third quarter of […]

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Gartner: Checking e-mail, news, weather among top <span class=tablet activities" class="th" />

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The main reason people buy media tablets is the form factor: tablet users prefer their size and shape to that of PCs. People are now using tablets for daily personal activities, according to a new survey by Gartner, Inc. The survey found that the main activities that are moving from PCs to media tablets are: […]

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IDC forecasts 2.5 million <span class=tablet sales in Brazil this year" class="th" />

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The Brazilian market for tablets was warm during the first quarter of 2012. According to IDC, 370,000 tablet units were sold in this period. The advisory firm predicts that by the end of this year, 2.5 million tablets will be sold, which means a growth of more than 200% from the 800,000 units sold in 2011. […]

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Mobile phones, <span class=tablets boost Latin American digital traffic" class="th" />

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A new report from ComScore states that Latin America’s online population grew faster than in any other global region in 2011, rising 16% to 129.3 million visitors by the end of the year. The digital traffic was boosted by mobile phones and tablets use, which continues to grow as a proportion of digital traffic. Puerto […]

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66% of healthcare IT executives concerned about monitoring <span class=tablets" class="th" />

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The concerns of healthcare IT executives trying to meet the demands of supporting consumer-grade computing devices are growing. A study — conducted by BizTechReports and published as a white paper by Panasonic (download here)– found major operational issues for media tablets in healthcare, with 66% of respondents stating consumer tablets create governance challenges for their […]

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Retail use of <span class=tablets will help drive market to $121.5 B by 2016" class="th" />

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The tablet market will explode over the next five years with retail revenue increasing from US $34.5 billion in 2011 to US $121.5 billion in 2016, according to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media. According to another survey called Retail Embraces Tablets conducted by and co-sponsored by Motorola Solutions and RBM Technologies, […]

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Media tablets ranked No. 1 in Gartner’s top 10 strategic technologies for 2012. The ranking was announced by the consulting firm in Brazil at this week’s Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in São Paulo. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the next three years; may be an […]

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Brazil’s Positivo Informática S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: POSI3) is bringing tablet computing to Brazil in Portuguese. The company’s new Positivo Ypy tablet line includes a Portuguese version of the Android operating system, and leaves the factory with about 50 pre-loaded apps focusing on Brazilian market. Positivo spent 20 months studying consumer behavior in order to develop the […]

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The Brazilian Chamber of Deputies Tuesday approved a provisional measure that offers companies incentives to manufacture tablets in the country. The measure reduces to zero the PIS and Cofins taxes on the sale of tablets produced in Brazil, which is expected to reduce the final price of equipment by 30%. Now, measure number 534/11 goes […]

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The Brazilian government approved the request for PIS/Cofins and IPI tax breaks by six tablet manufacturers: MXT, Positivo, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Motorola Inc., Envision and Aiox. The companies were the first to receive such tax breaks after previous lawsuits were filed looking to distance tablet devices from the same tax category as desktops and […]

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