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Apple again rumored to manufacture iPhone in India

09/06/2016, 09:31:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

As Apple looks to break into India's burgeoning smartphone market, a report on Tuesday claims the company is in talks with Foxconn to potentially manufacture iPhone in the region.

Strategy Analytics: Apple's iPhone 6s the world's most popular smartphone in Q2

09/06/2016, 04:46:54 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Despite much handwringing about a supposed lack of interest in Apple's latest iPhone in comparison to the mega-cycle upgrade stoked by iPhone 6 at its launch in 2014, data from Strategy Analytics shows that iPhone 6s became "the world's most popular smartphone" in the June quarter.

Chrome 53 will begin phase-out of Adobe Flash, Google says

08/09/2016, 03:37:37 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

A promised wind-down of Flash support in Chrome will start with Chrome 53, releasing next month, Google announced on Tuesday.

iPhone sales volume drops, Apple's market share falls in growing India

08/05/2016, 10:01:14 AM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

Apple may consider India one of its important markets for the future, but its sales performance in the country in 2016 has fallen 35 percent year over year, causing a significant loss in overall marketshare, new estimates show.

Apple's iPhone falls from 3rd to 5th in China smartphone marketshare

07/29/2016, 01:25:00 PM, Posted By Mike Wuerthele

In the battle for the Chinese smartphone market, Apple has lost ground in both marketshare and shipment quantities to smartphone manufacturers Vivo and Oppo, new data reveals.

Apple Inc shares up near quarterly high as Q3 earnings release approaches

07/14/2016, 08:13:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Shares of Apple increased nearly 2 percent today to close at $98.79, close to the peak the stock has traded since diving below $100 after the company reported its fiscal Q2 earnings. Within two weeks, Apple will announce its earnings for Q3, which ended in June.

Dell abandons its remaining Android tablets, 6 months after HP

06/30/2016, 05:52:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

The weak sustainability of low-end market share has claimed a new victim. Dell has dropped its remaining Venue-branded Android tablet line and will instead focus on selling conventional PCs and hybrid "2-in-1" devices running Windows, citing over-saturation and declining demand for slate-style tablets.

Apple Watch shipped 2.2M units in March quarter, but lost marketshare, estimates claim

04/28/2016, 12:42:00 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Apple shipped about 2.2 million Apple Watches in the March quarter, although it still saw its share of the smartwatch market slip to 52.4 percent, according to research estimates published on Thursday.

With 63% share, Apple Watch pushes global smartwatch shipments past Swiss watches for first time

02/18/2016, 09:36:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Fresh statistics from Strategy Analytics show smartwatch shipments surpassed those of traditional Swiss-made timepieces for the first time ever in the last quarter of 2015, with Apple Watch leading the charge.

Apple captured 21% of smartphone processors, 31% of tablet CPUs in 2015

02/12/2016, 10:10:50 AM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Although the smartphone and tablet processor markets actually declined year-over-year in 2015, Apple managed to capture large shares of both in 2015 simply manufacturing for its own devices, Strategy Analytics said in data released on Friday.

After abandoning iAd revenue, Apple Inc can reintroduce an ad-free internet

01/18/2016, 01:37:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Apple's five year effort to radically enhance iOS app advertising with its own ad sales has now been scuttled. That opens the door for an even more radical rethinking of how to monetize apps and Internet services, one that is clearly differentiated from the incessant adware associated with Android, Windows and the open web.

The search for Apple's next big thing

12/13/2015, 08:18:00 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

For years, Apple's detractors have predicted that the company's industry-leading profits from Macs, iPods, iPhones and iPads would erode away as cheaper products from high volume competitors--and more innovative disruptors--emerged to knock it from its profitable perch, forcing the company to constantly invent new product categories just to stay alive. But that hasn't happened. Instead, Apple keeps increasing its profitability while also expanding into new market segments.

Cook says Apple won't race Google to bottom of education market, calls Chromebooks 'test machines'

12/09/2015, 07:32:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

At an Hour of Code educational coding session in New York on Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company is interested in building powerful, meaningful products for students and teachers, not inexpensive "test machines" like Google's Chromebook.

HP abandons low-end Android tablets to focus on profitability with iPad-like prices

12/03/2015, 07:29:46 PM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

HP, the world's third largest PC and tablet maker in unit volumes behind Lenovo and Apple, is exiting the low-end tablet market to focus on smaller volumes of higher-end products priced similar to iPad.

Microsoft Graph promises open developer access to Office 365 data

11/18/2015, 09:12:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

Microsoft at its Connect (); conference on Wednesday flipped the switch on Microsoft Graph, née Office 365 Unified API, a set of APIs that let developers integrate, manage and tap into vast expanses of data stored in the Office 365 cloud.

Samsung Mobile smartphone profits decline; unit sales to shrink for 2015

10/29/2015, 12:27:00 AM, Posted By Daniel Eran Dilger

Samsung Electronics' IT & Mobile unit reported shipment growth in phones but noted that its "profitability declined" due to the fire sale pricing incurred to boost sales of its disappointing Galaxy S6, along with a lower handset Average Selling Price "due to increased sales of mid- to low-end products."

Google inaugurates Accelerated Mobile Pages project to help publishers, advertisers

10/07/2015, 12:01:30 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Google on Wednesday announced a new open-source project dubbed Accelerated Mobile Pages, intended to increase the hits publishers receive on articles, and hence the public's exposure to advertising.

IDC projects Apple unlikely to make market share gains against Android in coming years

08/25/2015, 02:08:21 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Even with iPhone sales continuing to be strong, Apple is unlikely to make deeper inroads into Android's global marketshare in the near future, according to projections from an IDC research report released on Tuesday.

Apple making unlikely enterprise bedfellows to bolster sagging iPad sales

08/12/2015, 08:50:00 PM, Posted By Mikey Campbell

A report on Wednesday fleshed out Apple's plan to take a bigger piece of the business workplace technology pie by leveraging its mobile iPad platform, a strategy that entails opening up operations to smaller firms.

Apple dipped to 3rd in Chinese smartphone market in June, Canalys says

08/03/2015, 01:12:47 PM, Posted By Roger Fingas

Despite the country being a key market continuing to see tremendous growth, Apple nevertheless lost ground in China to native phonemakers Xiaomi and Huawei during the June quarter, according to Canalys market research data teased on Monday.