IDC has revised down its monthly worldwide PC shipments data, citing a weakening Chinese market.
The research firm suggested a fall of as much as 2 percent to 7.7 percent year over year, based on the its previous figures. For the first quarter, PC sales worldwide could fall by "double digits" and face another decline in the second quarter, albeit less so.
While March figures will recover somewhat, it will not be enough to offset the losses in February.
China accounted for more than 21 percent of global shipments in 2012, but suffered due to the timing … Read more