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Smart Phones Ring in Healthy Growth in 2009 Despite Mobile Meltdown

Although the outlook for the overall mobile handset market continues to dim, smart phones remain a bright spot with global unit growth as high as 11.1 percent in 2009, iSuppli is predicting. more

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Are Smartphones Immune to the Financial Crisis in Western Europe?

The market for Western European converged mobile devices (commonly referred to as smartphones) experienced a good performance in the last quarter of 2008. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 9.3 million units, 25.9% higher than the 7.4 million shipped in 4Q07. more

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Western European Mobile Phone Market now in Recession

Three consecutive quarters of negative growth have led the Western European mobile phone market into recession. According to IDC's European Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped 53.6 million units in 4Q08, 13.5% lower than the 62 million units shipped in 4Q07. more

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Economic Downturn Sparked a Battle for 3rd Place in Mobile Phone Market

Worldwide sales of mobile phones to end-users reached more than 309 million units in the third quarter of 2008. Growth dipped back into single figures, representing less than half the 16 percent growth rate of the same period in 2007. more

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Nokia getting on top of handset media portability

Nokia has greatly extended the range of its multimedia codec support in the fifth edition of its S60 platform for Symbian OS, in an effort to overcome the problems of multimedia portability arising from codec proliferation. more

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Broadcom Claims Qualcomm's Licensing Practices Violate U.S. Law

Broadcom has fired yet another salvo in its ongoing patent battles with Qualcomm and says that it has filed a complaint seeking a declaratory judgment that the sales and licensing practices of Qualcomm amount to patent misuse, that Qualcomm patents are "exhausted" by Qualcomm's practices more

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UPDATE: Sony Ericsson Plans 2000 Job Cuts

Sony Ericsson struggled to break even in the second quarter amid continued weak sales of mid-to-high-end phones and increased competition, and said it would cut costs. more

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Mobile Linux Handset Support Takes a Big Step Forward

Mobile Linux momentum is growing, and some recent key announcements from the LiMo Foundation at the LinuxWorld Conference emphasize the growing support for Linux as a cellular operating system from a broad cross-section of the handset industry, says IMS Research. more

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