“Small business use of Apple Inc.’s iPad 3 has quadrupled in the past year, according to a new national study,” Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal reports.
“As Apple gets set to launch the iPad 3, the study by The Business Journal‘s parent company found that use of the tablet has jumped from 9 percent in 2010 to 34 percent in 2011, indicating that the iPad is the fastest growing technology among the SMB market,” the Business Journal reports. “The study found that iPad users in the small business community are tech-savvy and financially successful. They also are highly educated, with 72 percent having a college education. The segment’s annual household incomes averaged $176,000. Their companies are also well-established, having existed for an average of 28 years and averaging $9.2M in annual sales.”
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