TABLE 2

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Wireless and broadband industry

subscribers worldwide: International Telecommunication Union, 2011, “The World in 2011: ICT Facts and Figures,” http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/facts/2011/material/ICTFactsFigures2010.pdf.

subscribers in the United States: CTIA, “50 Wireless Quick Facts,” http://www.ctia.org/consumer_info/index.cfm/AID/10323.

mobile-broadband subscribers: International Telecommunication Union, 2011, “Measuring the Information Society,” http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/publications/idi/2011/Material/MIS_2011_without_annex_5.pdf.

fixed broadband subscriptions: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Directorate for Science, Technology, and Industry, “OECD Broadband Portal,” http://www.oecd.org/document/54/0,3746,en_2649_34225_38690102_1_1_1_1,00.html.

Microprocessor industry

8.3 billion: Lee Eng Kean, 2010, “MCU to Intel Architecture Conversion,” EE Times, May 31, http://www.eetimes.com/design/microcontroller-mcu/4199788/MCU-to-Intel-architecture-conversion.

$40 billion: http://www.isuppli.com/Home-and-Consumer-Electronics/News/Pages/Fourth-Quarter-2010-Microprocessor-Shares–Final-Microprocessor-Revenue-Share-Data.aspx.

Personal computing industry

1.4 billion: eTForecasts, “Worldwide PC Market,” http://www.etforecasts.com/products/ES_pcww1203.htm.

100 million: “Gartner Survey Shows U.S. Consumers More Likely to Purchase a Smartphone Than Other Consumer Devices in 2011,” http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1550814.

Internet and Web industries

One third … online, and 45%: International Telecommunication Union, 2011, “The World in 2011: ICT Facts and Figures,” http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/facts/2011/material/ICTFactsFigures2010.pdf.

18 billion searches: comScore, 2011, “comScore Releases 2011 U.S. Search Engine Rankings,” press release, November 11, http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2011/11/comScore_Releases_October_2011_U.S._Search_Engine_Rankings.

$48.2 billion and … 4.6% of total sales: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011, “Quarterly Retail E-Commerce Sales: 3rd Quarter 2011,” November 17, http://www.fortune3.com/blog/2011/01/ecommerce-sales-2011/.

$8 trillion: Matthieu Pélissié du Rausas, James Manyika, Eric Hazan, Jacques Bughin, Michael Chui, and Rémi Said, 2011, “Internet Matters: The Net’s Sweeping Impact on Growth, Jobs, and Prosperity,” McKinsey Global Institute, May, http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/MGI/Research/Technology_and_Innovation/Internet_matters.

Cloud computing industry

$1 billion … by 2013: In Stat, 2011, “Healthcare to Spend $518 Million on Infrastructure as a Service in 2015,” August 1, http://www.instat.com/newmk.asp?ID=3219&SourceID=00000352000000000000.

Expand 139% from 2010 to 2011: Business Technology Roundtable, 2011, “Increased Spending on Public Cloud Computing Services,” August 9, http://business-technology-roundtable.blogspot.com/2011/08/increased-spending-on-public-cloud.html.



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