List of Reports News Articles

Wireless Charging and Fingerprint Scanner Technology Amp Up Smartphone User Satisfaction
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Columbia and Google researchers identify new privacy concerns for mobility metadata more

Global Semiconductor Market Slumps in 2015
Weakness in end-market demand will cause revenue decay to extend into 2016 and beyond more

High-Growth Wireless Charging Market Matures in 2016
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Eighty-one percent of all U.S. smartphone users now stream video on their devices, according to recently released data more

India PC Shipments Grew 10.6 Percent in Fourth Quarter of 2015
PC shipments in India totalled nearly 2.6 million units in the fourth quarter of 2015, a 10.6 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2014, more

Phablet Owners Driven by Enhanced Multimedia Experiences
The main drivers of purchasing phablet sized devices (5.5\"+) are text visibility, viewing media (especially video), web browsing and productivity. more

U.S. Counties Vulnerable To Mobile Device Management Problem in FBI/Apple Battle
A survey of the IT departments of 50 top U.S. counties finds that, while most of the government entities provide mobile devices such as cell phones to employees, fewer than half confirmed that they use \"mobile device management\" (MDM) software, more

Multimedia and devices fuel mobile data traffic growth as India moves towards 4G
According to a Nokia study, India's overall mobile data traffic grew by 50% in 2015, with 3G traffic outpacing 2G across all circles for the first time. more

Two-Thirds of U.S. Smartphone Owners Listen to Streaming Music Daily
Smartphone owners spend more time per day listening to music on their device compared to other major entertainment activities, more

IoT Adoption Is Driving the Use of Platform as a Service
The widespread adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) is driving platform as a service (PaaS) utilization, according to Gartner. more

iOS Growth Slows in China as Buyers Await New Year Deals
The latest smartphone sales data shows that Apple's iOS continued to grow share in urban China, though the rate of that growth was the slowest since late 2014. more

What does your smartphone say when you tell it you were raped?
What does a smartphone say when you tell it you were raped, want to commit suicide, feel depressed or are being abused? more

Detachable Tablets Set To Reach 30% Market Share in 2020
Looking beyond 2016, IDC expects the overall market to return to positive growth, albeit single digit, driven by growing demand for detachable devices. more

Ransomware was the largest threat to UK Android devices in 2015
Ransomware was the largest malware risk to Android users by a significant margin in the second half of 2015, according to Bitdefender. more

Mobile phones provide fast track to financial inclusion in Sub-Saharan Africa
Even as mobile money services become part of daily life for millions in Sub-Saharan Africa, many potential customers face basic barriers to accessing the services on their own mobile phones. more