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Total RAN Market Declines at a Double-Digit Rate
May 26th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
The total Radio Access Network (RAN) Infrastructure market declined at a double-digit rate year-over-year in 1Q16 as revenues in all regions declined for the first time in four years....more

Digital Payments to Ebola Response Workers Saved Lives and $10 Million
May 24th 2016 - 01:40 GMT
Mobile phones serving as digital "wallets" for payments to response workers proved an invaluable tool in Sierra Leone's response to the Ebola crisis, ...more

Wireless Charging Transmitters Seek Receiver Market Surge
May 19th 2016 - 01:55 GMT
The wireless charging transmitter market more than doubled in 2015, as 53 million transmitter units shipped globally, according to IHS....more

Mobile App Revenue Outlook Remains Healthy Despite Slowing Download Volumes
May 18th 2016 - 01:40 GMT
While the market will continue to grow throughout the forecast period, IDC expects to see slower growth in both application install volumes and direct revenue over time....more

China Will Account for 40% of Virtual Reality Headset Shipments in 2016
May 18th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Canalys predicts vendors will ship 6.3 million virtual reality (VR) headsets worldwide in 2016, of which 40% will be in China. ...more

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending to Decline 2 Percent in 2016
May 17th 2016 - 02:15 GMT
Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 2 percent in 2016, to $62.8 billion, according to Gartner...more

PC Market at 2011 Levels As Tablets Fall for the Sixth Quarter
May 17th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Worldwide PC shipments (desktops, notebooks, two-in-ones and tablets) totaled 101 million units in Q1 2016, as total volumes dipped by 13% year-on-year to their lowest point since Q2 2011....more

Mobile Networks Blamed When 3rd-Party Wi-Fi is Bad
May 17th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
A new survey has revealed that subscribers blame their mobile operator for network quality issues experienced on their mobile phone, even when they are connected to Wi-Fi networks a vast majority of the time....more

Brands Admit They Are Not Ready to Meet Consumer Expectations on Mobile
May 16th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
New research shows that a majority of brands are unprepared when it comes to implementing a mobile strategy ...more

Over 80% of Smartphone Users Who Own a Smart Home Device Have Downloaded Mobile Apps
May 13th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
Research shows that 80% of U.S. smartphone and tablet users who own at least one smart home device have downloaded mobile apps for these devices....more

Phones at the Dinner Table: U-M Study Explores Attitudes
May 11th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
Checking email for work. Posting a photo to Facebook. Texting the kids to come downstairs. Sending a quick snap to a friend. People of all ages might use their smartphones in these ways during shared meals. ...more

Smartphone Upgrade Plan Enrollment Quadruples from 2013
May 11th 2016 - 01:45 GMT
Upgrade plan enrollment has more than quadrupled since September 2013, going from 7 to 31 percent by the end of the first quarter (Q1) 2014, according to the new report from NPD....more

Maturing Smartphone Market Signals Falling Growth for Wireless Semiconductors
May 11th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Revenue associated with the wireless competitive landscape continued to serve as a bright spot in the larger semiconductor market in 2015, growing almost 4 percent to over $56 billion, year over year,...more

Study: Smartphone Alerts Increase Inattention -- and Hyperactivity
May 10th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
Society's increasingly pervasive use of digital technology may be causing ADHD-like symptoms even among the general population, according to a new study of college students...more

Smart Cities Could Waste $341 Billion by 2025 on Non-Standardized IoT Deployments
May 10th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
City authorities and their technology partners could squander $341 billion by 2025 if they adopt a fragmented versus standardized approach to IoT solution deployment. ...more

Half of APAC Internet Users Purchased a Consumer Electronic Product Online in the Past Year
May 9th 2016 - 02:40 GMT
The explosion of digital devices and proliferation of internet have shaken the path to purchase as consumers have, and are still in the process of altering the way they shop....more

More Than One in Ten Consumers in the US Own Either a Fitness Band or Smartwatch
May 9th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
The inaugural release of Kantar Worldpanel ComTech's Wearable service reveals that, as of March 2016, more than one in ten consumers in the US own either a fitness band or smartwatch (12.2%), nearly double the penetration in the EU4 (6.6%)....more

Apple Beats Microsoft While Amazon Primes the Low End of the Tablet Market
May 6th 2016 - 01:30 GMT
First quarter seasonality combined with an overall disinterested customer base led to an annual decline of 14.7% in worldwide tablet shipments during the first quarter of 2016...more

Number of Robocalls Made to U.S. Consumers Spikes Over 13% in March
May 4th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Every second, 963 robocalls -- automated phone calls that deliver a pre-recorded message or connect with a telemarketer -- are made somewhere in America....more

Worldwide IoT Security Spending to Reach $348 Million in 2016
May 3rd 2016 - 01:40 GMT
Worldwide spending on Internet of Things (IoT) security will reach $348 million in 2016, a 23.7 percent increase from 2015 spending of $281.5 million, according to Gartner....more

More Than 66 Million Wearable Devices Will Be Shipped Annually for Use in Enterprise and Industrial Environments by 2021
May 2nd 2016 - 01:45 GMT
In terms of unit volumes and revenue, enterprise and industrial wearables are still a very small portion of the overall market, although their share of the total market is expected to grow over time....more

Wireless Charging and Fingerprint Scanner Technology Amp Up Smartphone User Satisfaction
April 29th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Advanced technology that improves smartphone usability, such as wireless charging and fingerprint scanners, enables wireless subscribers to be more actively engaged with their device and helps increase their satisfaction, ...more

SIM Card Shipments to Reach 5.6 Billion Units by 2020, IHS Says
April 22nd 2016 - 01:00 GMT
The overall market for SIM cards is large and relatively stable. In fact, the number of SIM cards shipped globally is forecast to increase from 5.4 billion in 2015 to 5.6 billion in 2020, ...more

Slowing Notebook PC Replacement Cycle Leading to Higher Resolution Displays
April 21st 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Price erosion struck the notebook PC market hard in 2015, as PC manufacturers by and large produced low-cost notebooks to maintain market share, rather than introducing new and innovative designs. ...more

Consumers Seeking Higher Value Proposition for Home Internet of Things
April 20th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Network entertainment applications are the stepping stone to a broader home Internet of Things (IoT) experience, even as consumers remain skeptical of the value proposition...more

Tech Companies Creating Strategic Platforms to Support the Internet of Things
April 19th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a technology concept that is currently transforming and redefining virtually all markets and industries in fundamental ways....more

Demand for a Digital Future Anywhere Can Only Partially Be Met By Networks in 2020
April 18th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
Surging consumer and business demand for mobile content, either at home or on the go, will outpace the ability of service providers to provide it unless investments are accelerated in areas like 5G and the cloud,...more

With AMOLED Shipments Rising, Samsung Display Led the Small-Medium Display Market in 2015
April 18th 2016 - 01:20 GMT
Year-over-year unit-shipment growth in the small and medium display market was flat in 2015, reaching 2.8 billion units; revenue rose 4 percent over the previous year, to reach $43.9 billion....more

Shorter Mobile Video Ads Resonate More Among Millennials
April 18th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
10-second mobile video ads have greater brand appeal and persuasion potential for Millennial audiences. In comparison, 30-second spots outrank their shorter brethren in those same categories among consumers age 35 - 54....more

Mobile Native Advertising Drives $53 Billion Revenue Boom
April 14th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
New savvy advertisers shifting traffic and expectations to mobile; Mobile becomes fastest growing format...more

Location Data on 2 Apps Enough to Identify Someone, Says Study
April 13th 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Columbia and Google researchers identify new privacy concerns for mobility metadata...more

Global Semiconductor Market Slumps in 2015
April 12th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Weakness in end-market demand will cause revenue decay to extend into 2016 and beyond...more

High-Growth Wireless Charging Market Matures in 2016
April 5th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Annual shipment volume is expected to top one billion units by 2020 and two billion by 2025, according to IHS....more

Seven in Ten Say the "Dark Net" Should Be Shut Down; Three in Ten Disagree
April 4th 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Seven in ten (71%) global citizens say the "dark net" should be shut down, according to a new Ipsos poll commissioned by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)....more

India's Tablet Market Posts 8.2 Percentage Annual Growth in 2015
April 1st 2016 - 01:50 GMT
Samsung: Samsung took the second place in 2015 Q4 with 15.8 percentage share, as shipments dip by 8.7 percentage sequentially against 2015 Q3...more

Nearly Half Of In-Game Revenues Are Generated By Just 0.19% of Players
April 1st 2016 - 01:00 GMT
Swrve reveals that free-to-play game revenue remains skewed towards a small group of most active spenders - with just 0.19% of all players accounting for 48% of all revenue....more

Over 9 in 10 Online Users in Indonesia Access the Internet Via Their Smartphone
March 31st 2016 - 02:35 GMT
Today, the emerging market of Indonesia has over 88 million internet users with more than 9 in 10 (93%) regularly going online with their smartphones....more

Smartphones and Voice Commands Vie for Control over the Rapidly Growing Smart Home Market
March 31st 2016 - 01:55 GMT
As the desire to create intuitive home spaces continues to increase, so too do the opportunities for devices and technologies to gain share in the smart home market....more

Companies Losing Customers As Consumers Demand More Human Interaction
March 31st 2016 - 01:00 GMT
83 percent of U.S. consumers prefer dealing with human beings over digital channels to solve customer services issues, according to new research from Accenture....more

Over 80% of Smartphone Users Now Stream Video on Their Devices
March 30th 2016 - 02:20 GMT
Eighty-one percent of all U.S. smartphone users now stream video on their devices, according to recently released data ...more