Articles tagged with: Driving and Compete

Consumer Demand Steady for iPhone, BlackBerry - But What About the Palm Pre?

In recent years, ChangeWave consumer surveys have chronicled a seismic shift to smart phones, with Apple and Research In Motion locked in a two-horse race while most of their competitors have been caught in a downward spiral. more

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Submissions for the Annual Meffys Awards Announced

The Mobile Entertainment Forum has announced the call for entries for the sixth international Meffys Mobile Entertainment Awards, which span the entire mobile entertainment industry, from games to technology innovation. more

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Smartphones to Account for 23% of All New Mobile Phones by 2013

Rising demand for complex multimedia-centric applications is forcing handset manufacturers to design increasingly 'smart' and highly personalised mobile devices. more

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Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Declined by 12.6% in Fourth Quarter

The worldwide mobile phone market experienced an unusual downturn in the normally robust fourth quarter of 2008 (4Q08). According to IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 289.0 million units, 12.6% lower than the 330.8 million units shipped during 4Q07. more

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China Should Adopt Technology Neutrality for 3G Services

Talking about the development of 3G services in China, Qualcomm's President for Greater China, Frank Meng Pu has said in an interview that there should be scope for additional platforms in the country "based on the principle of technology neutrality" which encourages market competition to drive 3G development. more

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Worldwide mobile cellular subscribers to reach 4 billion mark late 2008

ITU Secretary-General Hamadoun Touré announced in New York that worldwide mobile cellular subscribers are likely to reach the 4 billion mark before the end of this year.  more

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Microsoft faces Pressure from Smartphone OS Alliances

With the smartphone world increasingly shifting toward an open operating system model, Microsoft and its Windows Mobile face another obstacle in trying to penetrate the consumer market. more

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Mobile Broadband, M&A to Top Colao's Agenda at Vodafone

Top of Vittorio Colao's agenda when he takes over the reins of Vodafone Group in July will be driving wider adoption of mobile broadband and deciding which assets to buy in Asia and Africa, as the world's top mobile phone operator looks for ways to preserve global growth. more

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Will mobile Internet services be the next big gamble for mobile phone makers?

IBM has published the results of a new study which reveals 80 percent of consumers would prefer a service provider that gave them more choice in the applications and services available on their mobile device.  more

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Worldwide Mobile Phone Market Grows 14.3% Amid Economic Jitters

According to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 291.6 million units during the first quarter of 2008 (1Q08), down 11.6% from the 330.8 million units shipped during the previous quarter (4Q07) and up 14.3% from the 255.0 million units shipped during 1Q07. more

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