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HTC actually had a pretty awesome December

RIM woos China’s developer community ahead of upcoming BB10 launch

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RIM is struggling in the US, and to a lesser extent in Europe, but its presence in parts of Asia and the Middle East belie its faltering status in the West. Aware of the importance of emerging markets, RIM is working hard to prepare the ground for the upcoming launch...
RIM woos China’s developer community ahead of upcoming BB10 launch
Android and iOS Continue to Dominate Smartphone Market as Windows Phone Shows Signs of Life
Smartphone shipments estimated to reach 1.7 billion in 2017, led by Android

The Samsung juggernaut widens its lead over Apple

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If there were any doubts about Samsung maintaining its world’s-top-phone-manufacturer status for the short to medium-term future, they should be dispelled as of now. The Korean company’s results for the fourth quarter of 2012 show profits up a whopping 76 percent since Q4 2011, reaching 7.04 trillion won ($6.55 billion)....
The Samsung juggernaut widens its lead over Apple

IDC: Smartphone sales hit all-time high in Q4 led by Apple, Samsung

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The record sales managed by both Apple and Samsung during the holiday quarter last year sent smartphone market growth soaring in late 2011. Market research firm IDC on Monday released data from a new report that suggests smartphone shipments grew 54.7% in the fourth quarter last year. Driven by...
IDC: Smartphone sales hit all-time high in Q4 led by Apple, Samsung

Baidu in talks with more than 20 handset makers over adopting its Android-based OS

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Baidu‘s aggressive new strategy to build its brand in China’s mobile space is showing promise, after the Chinese search giant revealed it is talking to more than 20 manufacturers over the potential to build devices powered by its ‘Baidu Cloud’ operating system. The firm made the claim in an announcement...
Baidu in talks with more than 20 handset makers over adopting its Android-based OS

Smartphone sales up 73% in Southeast Asia, account for just 25% of total: Report

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Smartphones may be the norm for consumers in the West, but that is very much not the case for the rest of the world, although shipment volumes and sales continue to grow strongly in emerging markets, such as Southeast Asia. Sales of smartphones in the region rose 73 percent year-on-year,...
Smartphone sales up 73% in Southeast Asia, account for just 25% of total: Report
IDC: Android is now on 3 out of every 4 smartphones sold

The Post Post-PC Era: Will Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon Or Microsoft Win?

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Editor’s note: Peter Relan is a former developer and Oracle’s former VP of Internet Division, a serial entrepreneur since 1998, and a Silicon Valley angel investor. Relan founded YouWeb Incubator in 2007, spinning out a string of successful mobile and gaming companies. Follow him on Twitter @prelan. Even before Apple’s 10...
The Post Post-PC Era: Will Apple, Google, Samsung, Amazon Or Microsoft Win?

Android dominates smartphone market, accounts for 3 of every 4 smartphones shipped in Q3

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A mere four years after it launched, the Android operating system now finds itself on three out of every four smartphones shipped in the third quarter of 2012, according to the latest numbers from IDC. Android smartphones in the quarter totaled 136 million units, accounting for 75% of the 181...
Android dominates smartphone market, accounts for 3 of every 4 smartphones shipped in Q3
Now that Samsung dominates smartphones, company eyes PC growth

Production of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro and Updated iMacs Reportedly Ramping Up

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Late last month, NPD DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim reported that suppliers had begun production on 2560x1600 display panels destined for a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. The machine has been rumored to be launching in October. Digitimes now reports that full production on the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is underway with...
Production of 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro and Updated iMacs Reportedly Ramping Up

HTC Reportedly Cutting New Smartphone Models, Shipment Volumes

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HTC may be making some of the best smartphones (including the HTC One X series and Windows Phone 8X devices) but that isn’t stopping it from facing some fiscal trouble, according to a new report. Asian supply chain watcher Digitimes (via BGR) says that HTC is cutting back on new...
HTC Reportedly Cutting New Smartphone Models, Shipment Volumes

As Smartphones Reach A Global Tipping Point, Leader Samsung Ships 71M Devices In Q1, Nearly 2X As Many As Apple

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IDC is the first of the big analyst companies to come out with quarterly mobile device shipment numbers that indicate Q1 as the first quarter where smartphones have outnumbered more basic feature phones in worldwide shipments: in a total market of 418.6 million devices, 216.2 (51.6%) were smartphones. But it...
As Smartphones Reach A Global Tipping Point, Leader Samsung Ships 71M Devices In Q1, Nearly 2X As Many As Apple

Apple Gets the Credit (And the Cash) for Growth of Mobile Computing Revenue

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What would the mobile computing industry (defined for this purpose as smartphones and tablets) be without Apple had the company not entered it in June of 2007 with the iPhone? About half as lucrative, that’s what. Charting the industry’s performance over the past five years, Morgan Keegan analyst Tavis McCourt...
Apple Gets the Credit (And the Cash) for Growth of Mobile Computing Revenue
Apple's triumph over Samsung is intoxicating

Beijing-based Yodo1 grabs $2m to help US game developers crack China

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Beijing-based games development agency Yodo1 has closed a $2 million seed round, led by China-based the Chang You Fund, to help it partner and work with US app and games developers that are looking to launch titles in China. China’s smartphone market is huge, ranking as the world’s largest based...
Beijing-based Yodo1 grabs $2m to help US game developers crack China

IDC: Android and iOS now power record 85% of all smartphones shipped, as RIM hits 3-year low

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If you own a smartphone, the chances are it is an iPhone or powered by Google’s Android operating system. That observation has rung true for some time but the two platforms have taken their domination to the next level, after IDC found that together they now power a record 85...
IDC: Android and iOS now power record 85% of all smartphones shipped, as RIM hits 3-year low

China phone manufacturing from January to July grows 3.4% year-on-year to 621m units

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China churned out an impressive 621 million handsets from the beginning of the year through July, up 3.4 percent from the same period last year, a government agency has reported. DigiTimes compiled the statistics from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). In addition to handsets, Chinese makers produced 127...
China phone manufacturing from January to July grows 3.4% year-on-year to 621m units

LG pushes handset unit back to profit in Q4

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LG Electronics reported a fourth-quarter profit for its handset unit, its first in six quarters, and the company said that despite weaker overall sales it is making the transition to higher-end smartphones, especially those with LTE. Click here for key slides from LG's fourth quarter earnings announcement. The South Korean...
LG pushes handset unit back to profit in Q4

Official: China now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users

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The Chinese government has revealed that the country now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users, confirming a fact that had been anticipated for some while, in response to the continued growth of mobile devices there. As Tech In Asia reveals – citing a Chinese language report from Sina Tech...
Official: China now has more than 1 billion mobile phone users

Android tablets will hit 60% market share this quarter as iPad shipments dip, analyst says

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The tablet has been Apple’s main refuge of sales dominance over the past couple of years since Android won massive smartphone market share. Now, an analyst says that not only will Apple’s market share shrink, it will also...
Android tablets will hit 60% market share this quarter as iPad shipments dip, analyst says
Nokia Lumia sales reportedly nowhere near as strong as rumors suggest
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