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Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 16:36:00
Chinese smartphone specialist Xiaomi recruited the former head of Google’s mobile products business - Hugo Barra - to become the new head of its international operations last year. Having taken a few months to find his feet, Barra has recently been on a publicity offensive with Xiaomi&rsquo... read more
Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 12:01:00
After suffering a number of setbacks in the wake of the global economic crisis, the global handset market is set to maintain healthy growth in 2014.
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Posted by sbicheno @ 02/04/2014 10:25:00
Canadian smartphone specialist BlackBerry announced another major year-on-year fall in global units shipments recently, which marks the 11th quarter in a row it has seen an annual decline.
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Posted by sbicheno @ 26/03/2014 18:36:00
There are currently unconfirmed reports online that pre-orders of the Android-based Nokia X smartphone are selling-out rapidly and speculation that this may amount to many millions of units. While Str... read more
Posted by sbicheno @ 26/03/2014 16:43:00
Taiwanese smartphone specialist HTC has recently updated its flagship handset: the HTC One (M8). According to WSS service it appears to have once more produced one of the more attractive, well-engineered and feature-rich smartphones available but, as HTC’s performance over the last few year... read more
Posted by sbicheno @ 26/03/2014 14:16:00
Facebook - the social networking giant - is acquiring Oculus VR - a specialist in consumer virtual reality (VR) technology. According to Strategy Analytics' WDE service the overlap may not seem obvious at first, but initially the acquisition is expected to focus on VR gaming, with Facebook ... read more
Posted by sentwistle @ 24/03/2014 16:38:00
You are invited to register for a webinar on smartphone retail pricing dynamics.
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Posted by dmercer @ 20/03/2014 17:58:00
Before Christmas I posted a warning to today’s twin tech titans that they couldn’t afford to rest on their laurels. After analysing the latest result... read more
Posted by sbicheno @ 19/03/2014 17:26:00
According to our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, Chinese vendor Oppo is choosing to address the Android smartphone... read more