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  • Q2 ’19: Huawei: Surge in China, Fall in Overseas

    by Yiwen Wu | Aug 05, 2019
    Huawei surprised all and delivered a solid Q2 2019, despite of the mounting pressure from the US ban. With 17% market share, Huawei solidified the second positi... ...
  • Do Smartphones Need Gesture HMI?

    by Paul Brown | Aug 01, 2019
    In a blog posting on July 29th, Google highlighted some key features of the upcoming Pixel 4, including Motion Sense.  Motion Sense will be powered by Soli... ...
  • 5G Data Use Surges in South Korea

    by Philip Kendall | Aug 01, 2019
    The latest data from Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT (https://www.msit.go.kr) confirms the healthy growth seen in the country’s 5G market since ... ...
  • Q2’19: LG: Volumes and Revenue Slip further. Is a Recovery Possible?

    by Rajeev Nair | Aug 01, 2019
    LG’s key metrics, including its volumes and financials continued the double digit decline, in Q2 2019.  Detailed analysis of LG’s handset busin... ...
  • Apple iPhone Hits Lowest Marketshare for 10 Years

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 31, 2019
    Apple’s global smartphone shipments dipped -8% YoY in Q2 2019 and its marketshare slumped to the lowest level for ten years. Revenue, ASP and profit are t... ...
  • Infographic: Smartphone Wars

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 31, 2019
    While the overall smartphone market dipped -3% YoY in Q2 2019, there were still pockets of growth among the major players. Huawei surged in China, while S... ...
  • Trailze to Jumpstart Scooter Revolution

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 31, 2019
    In his book “Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City,” Peter Norton describes the onset of motor vehicles in the first tw... ...
  • Huawei Takes 17 Percent Share of Global Smartphone Market in Q2 2019

    by Linda Sui | Jul 31, 2019
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 3 percent annually to reach 341 million units in the second quarter o... ...
  • Apple finally acquires modem technology

    by Sravan Kundojjala | Jul 29, 2019
    Apple has finally made its move into baseband chip design by acquiring Intel’s 5G smartphone baseband division, having passed up the opportunity to buy se... ...
  • Q2’19: India Smartphone Market Grew by 3% YoY

    by Rajeev Nair | Jul 26, 2019
    India Smartphone market grew by 3% annually and 12% sequentially in Q2 2019. Detailed analysis is available here, from our Smartphone Country Share Tracker (SCS... ...
  • Realme Smartphones Soar in India

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 25, 2019
    India smartphone shipments grew +3% YoY to 36 million units in Q2 2019. The world’s second largest market continues to grow, due to vibrant discount... ...
  • GM's Not-so-Super Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 25, 2019
    Dan Ammann, CEO of GM’s Cruise operation, has been given the unenviable task of converting $7.25B and hundreds of employees (1,500+ by Ammann’s coun... ...
  • The Galaxy Fold is Back: Bold, Beautiful, Delicate?

    by Ken Hyers | Jul 25, 2019
    Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is returning for launch in September, 2019, after undergoing several months of improvements to the original design. The first v... ...
  • Getting the Dish on T-Mobile/Sprint Merger: Can Deal Concessions Boost DISH into a Credible Fourth Player?

    by Susan Welsh de Grimaldo | Jul 25, 2019
    DISH will Need a Differentiator: Mobile-centric Multiplay with Prepaid Options? By Susan Welsh de Grimaldo, Director, Service Provider Strategies and Phil ... ...
  • Mixed Messages on Safety from State Farm

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 23, 2019
    The auto insurance industry in the U.S. has a tortured relationship with car makers and the automotive industry. Nothing has been more trying for this relations... ...
  • Will Huawei OS Challenge Google Android?

    by Yiwen Wu | Jul 22, 2019
    Due to the uncertainty around Google’s Android support, Huawei is expected to launch own proprietary operating system late this year or early next year. T... ...
  • Samsung Pushing into Healthcare Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Jul 18, 2019
    Various rumors across the Web this week speculate Samsung has formally applied to the US FDA health authorities to add an ECG heart-monitoring feature to i... ...
  • 5G Faith & the Automotive Industry

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 18, 2019
    As the automotive industry slowly comes to terms with the implications of 5G connections in cars there are few outside the industry that understand the signific... ...
  • Dude, Where's My Car2Go?

    by Roger Lanctot | Jul 16, 2019
    Car2Go had 75 of its vehicles stolen in a single day in Chicago earlier this year, later recovering most of the vehicles – though many had been stripped... ...