updated 09:25 am EDT, Thu October 16, 2003
Apple's U.S. , while its worldwide share is below 3 percent, according to new marketshare numbers that show the worldwide PC market grew more quickly than expected in the third quarter. CNET News.com reports that the PC market as a whole by about 15 percent compared with the same period last year. Dell held the No. 1 PC vendor title with a worldwide market share of 15.3 percent and a US marketshare of 27.4 percent. HP was second with a 15.1 worldwide market share and a 19.4 US marketshare, while IBM was a "distant third. In the United States, Gateway and Apple rounded out the top five."