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Posted by nmawston @ 19/09/2014 16:22:00
Sony, of Japan, has a proud history of innovating revolutionary gadgets. It released the Walkman portable music player in the 1970s, and the PlayStation games console during the 1990s. But for smartphones in the 2010s, Sony'... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 18/09/2014 12:03:00
According to new research from our Country Share Tracker (CST) service, the read more

Posted by nmawston @ 18/09/2014 11:54:00
The French read more

Posted by nmawston @ 18/09/2014 11:50:00
At a recent event in London, UK, Motorola outlined its plans to re-attack the Western European cellphone market in the second half of 2014. T... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 17/09/2014 17:11:00
An article in today’s TV Technology describes The Weather Channel’s (TWC) plans “to fully convert to 4K content acquisition, production and distribution by 2018”. Apart from a few high... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 17/09/2014 15:17:00
There is a maxim in the publicity business that it doesn’t matter what anyone says about you as long as they spell your name right. In other words, all publicity is good publicity. There is good reason to believe that maxim when, for example, GM sets sales records in spite of record-set... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 16/09/2014 14:37:00
I’m just back from CTIA’s read more

Posted by lsui @ 15/09/2014 22:47:00
Google unveiled three new smartphones based on the previously announced Android One program at an event in New Delhi, India, on September 15th, 2014. The 3 new models are the S... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 13/09/2014 10:06:00
Nearly a year after its much-touted IPO failed to launch, INRIX has announced that the Porsche family, majority shareholders for Volkswagen AG, are investing $55M for a 10% stake – putting INRIX’s market value at approximately $550M. That value is about half the purported $1B valu... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 12/09/2014 16:14:00
According to new research from our WDS (Devices) analysis service, global LTE mobile phone industry rev... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 12/09/2014 16:10:00
Apple finally caught up with the rest of the mobile industry this week -- the first phablet was launched way back in 2011 -- and announced its new "iPhone6 Plus" phablet with a 5.5-inch screen, 1080p HD resolution and 401 ppi.Our ... read more

Posted by npatel @ 11/09/2014 09:52:00
Building Brand Awareness Will Be Critical As Nokia’s HERE Announces Its B2C Strategy Last week on Tuesday 2nd September I attended a briefing from HERE where it laid out its s... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 10/09/2014 09:47:00
The television industry is in the middle of the greatest period of change in its history. It has been long pre... read more

Posted by wshi @ 10/09/2014 09:18:00
I almost titled this post “Apple conceded defeat”, but that would be too much of a tease, as teasing as when my colleague in the Wireless Device Strategies team called the new Apple Pay “ read more

Posted by lsui @ 09/09/2014 22:28:00
As expected, the newly launched Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus did NOT contain many surprises, as some features (size and NFC etc.) had already leaked before. However, there are a few things missing that caught the attention of analysts in our read more

Posted by nmawston @ 09/09/2014 19:09:00
After months of speculation, Apple finally unveiled today its Apple Watch.It is a stainless steel, aluminum or gold-plated device that enters a global smartwatch market currently growing at +750% annually, according to our WDE (Wearables) researc... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 09/09/2014 18:49:00
After years of speculation, Apple finally unveiled its hand today in the mobile payments industry. It is launching Apple Pay, which is a mobile wallet feature for the new iPhone6 / iPhone6 Plus portfolio.As expected, Apple Pay combines an ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 09/09/2014 18:11:00
Apple finally caught up with the rest of the mobile industry today and announced its new "iPhone6 Plus" phablet with a 5.5-inch screen, 1080p HD resolution and 401 ppi.Our WDS (Devices) research service forecasts Apple iPhone6 Plus is... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 08/09/2014 14:03:00
Governments around the world are increasingly obsessed with mandating hardware devices to be built into or attached to cars. If this keeps up, cars are going to start looking like barnacled old whales. Devices add cost and weight... read more

Posted by lkawasaki @ 08/09/2014 13:54:00
Compared to sell-thru and rental, subscription is a relatively new business model in the home entertainment industry. But this is not keeping it from dominating consumer home entertainment spending. In 2013, consumer spending accounted for 47% of OTT video revenue. Of this, SVOD made up 47% of th... read more

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