Citing Nokia’s extensive patent portfolio, the opportunity to enter into new markets and the flexibility with OEM’s Microsoft announces the acquisition of it’s partner Nokia. None of this comes as a surprise given Microsoft’s ambitions in the tablet space. The question remains if Nokia’s rumored “Sirius” tablet set to be announced on September 23 will go forward or become a casualty of the deal. The announcement was met with mixed reaction by Wall St. with Nokia shares soaring and Microsoft taking a hit.
Taiwanese research firm TrendForce says that it expects 2022 to see the first ever TrendForce downturn in the desktop monitor gaming market with a forecast now of 20.5 million units globally for the year, down 10% from 2021.
The addition of the electronic display media outlet offers expansion of JPR’s analysis of the graphics industry.