BlackBerry Ltd has announced a strategic alliance with PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk (Emtek) that it said would provide cross-platform BBM users with access to enriched content and services.
Less than one percent marketshare More layoffs at Nokia phone unit
Asia Pacific is a fecund market for mobility solutions, and MobileIron wants to ride this trend, expecting the region to be a growth engine for revenue, says its CEO.
Most of the growth in the smartphone market will come from the sale of sub-US$100 devices in developing as well as developed countries. This price tier will represent more than 40% of global smartphone sales by 2020, up from 13% in 2014, Ovum said.
Worldwide sales of smartphones to end-users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3%, during the first quarter of 2015, according to Gartner Inc.
A series of moves in the last six months has demonstrated that for the first time in a long time, Microsoft has come to terms with its present reality – but it’s still too early to say if this is going to be enough for the Redmond, Washington giant, writes Gabey Goh.
Microsoft, once dominant but now the underdog, seems to be in its own bubble But that bubble does have cutting-edge innovation, as a Redmond tour shows
Worldwide mobile phone sales to end-users totalled 455.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013, an increase of 5.7% from the same period last year, according to Gartner Inc. Sales of smartphones accounted for 55% of overall mobile phone sales in that period, and reached their highest share to date.
The deal may be just about dusted and done, but the audacious move by Microsoft Corp to acquire Nokia Corp’s handset business, although generally lauded, still faces challenges, according to industry analysts. Edwin Yapp reports.
Smartphones are poised to surpass the overall global market for mobile phones, according to research firm Ovum, with Android set to rule the roost.