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Posted by dwatkins @ 31/10/2014 14:05:00
Less than 6 months after the launch of its $99 streaming media box, the Fire TV, Amazon has decided to go head to head with Google’s Chromecast ($35) and Roku’s streaming stick ($50) by earlier this week launching its own HDMI media streaming dongle which will retail... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 31/10/2014 12:13:00
According to the latest report... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 31/10/2014 08:02:00
Experian Automotive put out a news item in time for Halloween noting the emergence of a class of cars it has dubbed “zombies” for the fact that some 14.7M of these vehicles on U.S. roads sport the name plates of defunct brands. According to the Experian report, 32.1% of zombie cars... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 30/10/2014 10:49:00
Lenovo and Motorola confirmed today, Thursday 30 October 2014, that the US$2.9 billion deal to merge their smartphone divisions has been approved and wrapped up. Two have become one.<... read more

Posted by woh @ 30/10/2014 02:35:00
Accor... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 29/10/2014 23:57:00
According to the latest report from o... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 29/10/2014 09:03:00
Every industry needs a report card and every research organization wants to be that performance reference. The automotive industry has many report cards – with J.D. Power being the most notable. But the most onerous one is supplied by Consumer Reports. I used to think that automo... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 28/10/2014 21:21:00
According to new research from our WDE (Wearables) service, global smartwatch shipments grew a healthy +200% YoY in Q3 2014. The market was drive... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 28/10/2014 21:19:00
According to a new report from our WDE (Wearables) research service, global smartwatch shipments grew +200% YoY in Q3 2014. The market was again driven by ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 28/10/2014 21:14:00
According to a new report from our WSS (Smartphones) research servcice, Apple shipped 39 million iPhones worldwide in Q3 2014. Its annual shipment growth rate was only +16% and it continues to slow down. However, weaker sh... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 24/10/2014 23:01:00
I’ve just come from the site of the 15th Western China International Fair in Chengdu and the booth of the Telematics Industry Application Alliance (TIAA) which featured more than a half dozen demonstrations of every imaginable configuration of eCall. ECall is what Europe has dubbed the ... read more

Posted by rguppy @ 23/10/2014 10:45:00
It was great to update the Dossier on Hutchison’s 3 Group: it became clear that the company had transformed from what in my mind was a loose set of investment properties that head of Hutchison Whampoa Limited (Mr Li Ka-shing) might sell for profit at any tim... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 22/10/2014 12:13:00
According to our Wearables (WDE) research service, as smartwatch momentum continues to build, it does so around familiar names from the mobile industry, such ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 22/10/2014 11:31:00
Unconfirmed rumors are arising yet again in the mobile industry that Lenovo of China will soon try to purchase part or all of Blackberry in ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 22/10/2014 10:15:00
Qualcomm, one of the world's largest component makers, is starting to promote 4K content and 4K video-recording for cellphones in 2015 (e.g. see ... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 21/10/2014 22:14:00
Could wireless carriers take over the broadcast of radio content removing this vital source of content and information delivery from the free airways? This concept was implanted into my brain as the result of a presentation given by a Swedish broadcaster who was intending to make the point th... read more

Posted by ctaylor @ 21/10/2014 20:22:00
At the company's Technology Summit in NYC last week, Qualcomm made a strong case for 4K Ultra HD video enabled by their chips and IP.  The company argued that 4K Ultra HD video is here and will grow in popularity, putting big demands on wireless networks.  Along with the growth of Ultra... read more

Posted by woh @ 21/10/2014 03:04:00
According to the recently published insight report for Motorola under our Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, Motorola is clearing showing sign... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 20/10/2014 15:20:00
According to a new report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, Blackberry captured 1% smartphone share worldwide in Q3 2014... read more

Posted by jmartin @ 16/10/2014 20:23:00
On Thursday October 16, Apple added Touch ID to the newest generation of iPads thus fully integrating Touch ID on its entire mobile lineup. While Touch ID in and of itself is useful the integration with Apple Pay could be a game changer for the travel industry and ceme... read more

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