12 Oct '16, 12am

Proposal for @UniSIM to become Singapore's sixth autonomous university

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Industry reports released on Tuesday (Oct 11) showed that shipments of personal computers slid anew in the recently ended quarter as lifestyles continued to shift to smartphones and tablets. Worldwide PC shipments in the third quarter of this year totaled 68.9 million units in a 5.7 per cent decline from the same period a year earlier, according to preliminary estimates by Gartner. International Data Corporation put the figure even lower in a Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker report that said just shy of 68 million units shipped in a year-over-year drop of 3.9 per cent. It was the eighth quarter in a row that PC shipments have dropped, marking the longest duration of decline in the history of the industry, according to Gartner. "There are two fundamental issues that have impacted PC market results: the extension of the lifetime of the PC caused by the ex...

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UniSIM to be Singapore's 6th autonomous university

todayonline.com 12 Oct '16, 4am

SINGAPORE — SIM University (UniSIM) will officially become the Republic’s sixth autonomous university by next year, five y...

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