U.S. residents who prefer Google Inc.'s search engine tend to be richer and have more Internet experience than those who primarily use competing search services from Microsoft Corp., Yahoo Inc. and America Online Inc., a new study has found.
The global information technology (IT) services market is forecast to cross US$707 billion by 2007, recording a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 per cent according to research firm Gartner Inc.
Developing markets such as China, India and Indonesia are poised to be the next Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) growth areas for IT services, which up to now have been concentrated in Australia and Korea, according to research released Tuesday by IDC.
Electronic commerce, mobile telephony and telecommunication services will be three of the main drivers of the recovery of Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) IT markets this year, according to market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC).
ISPs (Internet service providers) in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan) need to diversify their business strategies because simply offering free Internet access in this competitive market no longer represents a viable business model, according to a report released Tuesday by market analyst International Data Corp. (IDC).