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  • China Smartphone Market is Losing Diversity

    by Woody Oh | Nov 09, 2018
    China Smartphone Market has recently lost its momentum, and recorded the negative smartphone shipment growth for five consecutive quarters, and it is expected t... ...
  • Google Announces Official Android Support For Foldables

    by Ville-Petteri Ukonaho | Nov 08, 2018
    On 7.11.2018 the smartphone industry moved to a new era when Samsung introduced their new foldable display smartphone at Samsung SDC. At the same time Goog... ...
  • Xiaomi Quantum Jumping in European Countries

    by Woody Oh | Nov 08, 2018
    By smartphone volume, Xiaomi has done a great job in a few countries in Asia Pacific, such as its home China, India, Indonesia and Myanmar, but we tracked that ... ...
  • You Cruise, You Lose

    by Roger Lanctot | Nov 08, 2018
    General Motors has two media magnets in CEO Mary Barra and Cruise Automation founder Kyle Vogt.  Barra is praised for boosting GM profitability while strea... ...
  • GM Q3 Earnings: Down is Up

    by Roger Lanctot | Nov 08, 2018
    Can it be just five years ago that General Motors CEO Mary Barra, then head of global product development, purchasing and supply chain for the company, was tell... ...
  • Bounce: Driver Compensation Innovation

    by Roger Lanctot | Nov 08, 2018
    There’s a new kid on the rideshare block, Bounce, which is rewriting the rules of driver compensation. In fact, the company’s compensation inno... ...
  • Connected Cars: High Tech, Low Demand

    by Roger Lanctot | Nov 08, 2018
    The latest reliability report from Consumer Reports which dumped on domestics and rained glory upon Asian imports highlighted a conundrum facing car makers.&n... ...
  • Samsung Introduces Flex Display

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 07, 2018
    After months of rumors, Samsung has finally announced this week its new Flex foldable display for smartphones. The development is a major win for Samsung and d... ...
  • Has Microsoft’s Mixer Closed the Gap with Twitch?

    by Michael Goodman | Nov 05, 2018
    In August 2016, Microsoft acquired the livestreaming platform Beam, since then Microsoft has rebranded the service ‘Mixer’ and shifted its focus to ... ...
  • Successful Experiment or Cautionary Tale? The Demise of BOOK by Cadillac

    by Derek Viita | Nov 05, 2018
    Last week, GM announced it was suspending operations of its monthly premium subscription service BOOK by Cadillac.  GM and media sources cited the exorbita... ...
  • Global SMARTWATCH Shipments Soar to 10 Million in Q3 2018

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 02, 2018
    New research from our WDE (Wearables) tracker shows global smartwatch shipments grew an impressive 67 percent annually to reach 10 million units in the thi... ...
  • Global Smartphone Shipments Tumble 8 Percent in Q3 2018

    by Linda Sui | Nov 01, 2018
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 8 percent annually to reach 360 million units in Q3 2018. Samsung mai... ...
  • Q3’18: India Smartphone Market Grew by 10% Annually

    by Rajeev Nair | Oct 31, 2018
    Ahead of the festive season, the Indian Smartphone market grew in double digits in Q3 2018. Per our most recent report, available here from the Handset Country ... ...
  • Will MIX 3 Help Xiaomi Attack Premium Segment?

    by Linda Sui | Oct 26, 2018
    Xiaomi launched its latest hero model MIX 3 in Beijing, China on October 25th 2018. The new model comes with an impressive 93.4% screen-to-body ratio achieved b... ...
  • Connected Cars: High Tech, Low Demand

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 25, 2018
    The latest reliability report from Consumer Reports which dumped on domestics and rained glory upon Asian imports highlighted a conundrum facing car makers.&nb... ...
  • Razer Phone 2 Launch: Can it Break Free from a Gaming Phone Niche?

    by Paul Brown | Oct 24, 2018
    On October 10th 2018 Razer held an event, FLAGSHIP // GAMING in Los Angeles to make a number of new product announcements, including the Razer Phone 2.  Th... ...
  • Ford in DC: Refining Autonomous

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 24, 2018
    When cities put on a press event to announce they are welcoming a company to town to test autonomous vehicles within the city limits the news is greeted with p... ...
  • Is Your BMW Secure?

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 23, 2018
    The cybersecurity of automobiles has become an increasingly critical issue in the context of autonomous vehicle development. While creators of autonomous ... ...
  • Qualcomm on 5G for Automotive Applications: More Cellular Modems!

    by Chris Taylor | Oct 23, 2018
    At the Qualcomm 4G/5G Summit Analyst & Media Briefings yesterday, Patrick Little, SVP & GM of Automotive, made a case for Snapdragon processors replacin... ...
  • For Car Makers: Google Scare Means It's Time to Share

    by Roger Lanctot | Oct 22, 2018
    Google says it wants to charge fees to handset makers in Europe for Android apps such as Googlemaps and Gmail, according to the New York Times. The move is cle... ...