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  • Ford in DC: Refining Autonomous

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    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 po... ...
  • Bounce: Driver Compensation Innovation

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    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... ...
  • CES 2019: Robotaxis vs. Micro Transit

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    Attendees of CES 2019 arriving at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport next week will have four options for getting to their hotels:  a shuttle offerin... ...
  • McKinsey Mangles Micromobility

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 08, 2019
    Micromobility – characterized by shared bicycles, scooters and other wheeled devices - was all the rage in 2018 and that enthusiasm has carried over into ... ...
  • Google Pixel is Fastest-Growing US Smartphone Brand

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 07, 2019
    Google Pixel is now the fastest-growing major smartphone brand in the United States. Like Apple, Google is targeting rich Americans with rich eSIM devices and r... ...
  • Moto G7 Smartphones Target Mid-Tier in US

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 07, 2019
    Motorola (Lenovo) is well known for its midrange Moto G smartphones. Moto this week is getting in early, before MWC, to announce its four latest G models. They... ...
  • GM: Cruise vs. Super Cruise

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 07, 2019
    It’s painful and expensive testing fully-automated vehicles with safety drivers and engineers in the front seat. Just ask General Motors. In yesterda... ...
  • TomTom: Privacy Please

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 06, 2019
    TomTom's earnings call at 9 a.m. this morning should be an attention grabber coming, as it does, on the heels of selling off its telematics division for €9... ...
  • Q4’18: Is it too late for LG now?

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 05, 2019
    LG’s handset shipments and revenues witnessed a steep decline in Q4 2018. Both metrics dipped annually by -45% and -44% respectively. Our latest insight r... ...
  • Q4’18: India Smartphone Market Grew 10% YoY

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 04, 2019
    The Indian smartphone market maintained its double digit growth in Q4 2018 too. It grew by 10% annually, per our latest quarterly study available here, from the... ...
  • The Top 10 Internet of Things (IoT) Trends for 2019

    by Andrew Brown | Feb 01, 2019
    In our recently published analysis of the The Top 10 Trends in the IoT in 2019, we provide decision makers with an understanding of the market drivers... ...
  • Samsung Breaks 19-Quarter Tablet Decline to Post 7% Growth in Recovering Global Market

    by Eric Smith | Jan 31, 2019
    We just reported that several major tablet vendors had very happy holidays in 2018 and Samsung posted its first global quarterly shipment growth since 2014. App... ...
  • Global Smartphone Shipments Declined on a Full-Year Basis for First Time Ever in 2018

    by Linda Sui | Jan 31, 2019
    According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global smartphone shipments fell 6 percent annually to reach 376 million units in Q4 2018. Global smar... ...
  • How to Fix Apple?

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 30, 2019
    Global iPhone shipments, revenue, ASP and profit margin fell sharply during Q4 2018. This was Apple’s worst quarter in years. Overpricing and de-subsidiza... ...
  • Oppo’s Market Diversification Continues

    by Rajeev Nair | Jan 30, 2019
    Oppo launched RX17 Pro, RX17 Neo and Find X smartphones in the UK market. Its entry in UK is in line with its European expansion plans. Here, it has partnered w... ...
  • IoT, UEM, RCS, LBS And 5G Networks will Shape the Enterprise Technology Landscape in 2019

    by Gina Luk | Jan 30, 2019
    2018 was a significant year for enterprise mobility, as organizations continued leveraging new mobile technologies to boost productivity, lower costs, protect d... ...
  • Apple Shipped 66 Million iPhones in Q4 2018

    by Neil Mawston | Jan 29, 2019
    Apple today reported its financial results for Q4 2018 (October to December). Strategy Analytics (SA) estimates Apple shipped 65.9 million iPhones worldwi... ...