Hewlett-Packard increased its share of global PC shipments in the third quarter, maintaining its No. 1 ranking, while Apple made sharp gains in the U.S. market.
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 91.8 million units in the third quarter of 2011, a 3.2 percent increase from the third quarter of 2010, according to preliminary results by Gartner released today.
HP grew faster than the industry average globally, with its market share reaching 17.7 percent (see top chart)--despite announcing in the middle of the quarter that it may spin off its PC business, according to Gartner. HP also … Read more