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  • iPhone XR Was the Best-Selling Smartphone in the US in Q4 2018

    by Juha Winter | Feb 13, 2019
    iPhone XR Was the Best-Selling Smartphone in the US in Q4 2018 The fourth quarter of the year is when Apple’s latest smartphone offerings, released typica... ...
  • Huawei Leaps to 3rd in UK Smartphone Market

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 13, 2019
    According to the latest research from our Smartphone Country Share Tracker (CST) service, United Kingdom smartphone shipments tumbled 14 percent annually t... ...
  • Google Pixel is Starting to Takeoff

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 12, 2019
    According to new research from our smartphone-tracker service, Google Pixel was the fastest-growing major smartphone brand in the United States in the fourth qu... ...
  • Huawei’s Product Lifting Has Paid Dividends in Q4 2018

    by Yiwen Wu | Feb 12, 2019
    In Q4 2018, Huawei beat industry average (down -6% YoY) and significantly grow its smartphone shipments by +48% YoY. Meanwhile, its smartphone wholesale revenue... ...
  • Q4’18: Online Channel Share Grew in India

    by Rajeev Nair | Feb 12, 2019
    Online channel segment dominated in the Indian smartphone market in Q4 2018. Per our latest report, available here, from the Handset Country Share Tracker (HCST... ...
  • Google Pixel Wearables Get Closer to Market

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 11, 2019
    Rumors have resurfaced this month that Google will launch a Pixel smartwatch or fitnessband in the United States and worldwide during 2019 (after a 20... ...
  • FLIR Imaging Business Taking to the Skies

    by Ken Hyers | Feb 11, 2019
    FLIR has become the global standard for thermal imaging technology. From phones to drones (and beyond) its thermal imaging technology is being used by contracto... ...
  • Car Sharing Prophets and Losses

    by Roger Lanctot | Feb 11, 2019
    Industry analysts are fond of painting terrifying pictures of catastrophic market changes resulting from disruptive technologies or business models. Nowher... ...
  • Ford Seeks Own Path to Car Sharing, IoT

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    It’s hard to be a thought leader around the future of transportation when the entire market seems to be moving in one of three directions simultaneously: ... ...
  • Automobility: The Bot in a Box Boom

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    The Automobility event, which starts today ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show, will be remembered for introducing the bot in a box. While Ford Motor Compan... ...
  • BMW: From DriveOwn to DriveNow

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    Every conference has a presentation that seizes the moment in a series of slides that slices to the heart of whatever industry transformation is afoot. Suc... ...
  • Uber: We Don't Know What We Don't Know

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    Two pictures (above) tell a story. In one eight-year-old picture a Toyota Prius without a driver delivers a pizza in San Francisco. In a separate picture, a pe... ...
  • Uber Nicht Über Alles

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    Lost in the swirl of negative publicity around Uber offering rides during last week’s taxi strike in New York City (held in protest of the Trump Administr... ...
  • Onerous Car Ownership?

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    As the automotive industry faces and embraces its future in car sharing and a broad range of other ad hoc car usage scenarios and, ultimately, autonomous drivin... ...
  • Movin' On: Transportation Trascendence

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    I get in my car every day and I ask myself: Really? Is this the best we can do? Is this as good as it gets? There’s got to be a better way.... ...
  • Uber's Winter of Discontent Turns Fatal

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    A week ago, New York City livery driver Douglas Schifter committed suicide in front of City Hall in New York after posting a 1,700-word note on Facebook regardi... ...
  • Uber's Monkey in the Wrench

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    The news of a pedestrian fatality in Tempe, Ariz., resulting from the operation of an Uber autonomous vehicle has set off alarm bells throughout the AV developm... ...
  • The Good, the Bad ... and Tesla, and Uber

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    In "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory" circa 1971, Gene Wilder plays a vaguely misanthropic Willy Wonka who leads the young winners of his golden wrapper co... ...
  • Are We Over Uber? Bring on the Taxibots

    by James Messeder | Feb 08, 2019
    From sexual harassment, to surveilling regulators, to Uber drivers and taxi drivers committing suicide (because they can't make a living) the pervasive creepine... ...
  • 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... ...