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Topic: LG

LG: WP7 falls short as carriers tire of "too much Android"

01/14/2011, 06:01 pm

LG reports disappointment with sales of Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 while its carriers complain of "too much Android" as the third largest mobile maker seeks bolster smartphone sales even as it loses overall mobile market share.

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'Double-click' patent lawsuit attacks Apple's iPhone, iPad

12/30/2010, 11:12 am

A new patent lawsuit takes aim at a number of major technology companies, including Apple, HTC and Nokia, over a patent related to selecting interactive content with a double-click or double-tap.

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IDC: Apple passes RIM to become No. 4 global mobile phone vendor

10/29/2010, 02:10 am

A new IDC report shows strong iPhone sales have pushed Apple past Research in Motion, making the iPhone-maker the world's fourth-largest mobile phone seller in the third quarter of 2010.

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Microsoft unveils plans for first nine Windows Phone 7 handsets

10/11/2010, 12:10 pm

Microsoft on Monday announced its initial arsenal of handsets built around the new Windows Phone 7 mobile operating system, in what many believe is the company's last-ditch attempt to regain traction in the mobile handset arena that's fallen into the hands of rivals like Apple and Google.

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LG Electronics CEO resigns after smartphone struggles

09/17/2010, 08:09 pm

After struggling to compete with the iPhone and other high-end smartphones, LG Electronics chief executive Nam Yong resigned Friday.

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LG exec proclaims upcoming LG tablet "better than the iPad"

08/20/2010, 08:08 pm

In an interview, an LG vice president announced that its Optimus-branded LG tablet will best the iPad by allowing content creation.

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LG unable to meet Apple's iPad display demand

07/22/2010, 11:07 pm

LG Display's CEO said Thursday that the company had been unable to fulfill orders for displays used in Apple's iPad, but promised "without fail" to catch up with demand by Q2 2011.

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Patent holder sues Apple, Google, others over wireless e-mail

07/09/2010, 08:07 am

A patent holder that won $612.5 million from Research in Motion in 2006 over the use of e-mail in smartphones has now taken aim at Apple, Google, Microsoft and other companies in a new suit.

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Apple selling 1.2 million iPads per month, rate could double by holidays

06/18/2010, 07:06 am

Monthly sales of Apple's new iPad device have been rising steadily over the past several months, prompting the electronics maker to adopt a second supplier of 9.7-inch display panels in anticipation of strong fourth quarter sales that could top 6 million.

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Apple's iPhone 4 "Retina" display claims spark controversy

06/11/2010, 12:06 pm

In the wake of Monday's iPhone 4 introduction, Apple has been the target of sharp criticism from some industry watchers and rivals looking to dispute some of the claims it made regarding the handset's new Retina Display.

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Gartner: Apple's record quarter made it world's No. 7 cell phone maker

05/19/2010, 11:05 am

New data released Wednesday by research firm Gartner shows Apple as the No. 7 overall worldwide cell phone maker, with a total 2.7 percent market share.

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Foxconn to ship 24M next-gen iPhones with improved displays in 2010

05/17/2010, 08:05 am

Foxconn, the manufacturer of Apple's fourth-generation iPhone, will ship 24 million units in 2010, with new LCD displays that include IPS and FFS technology for improved e-book reading capabilities, according to component makers.

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Apple iPhone targeted in patent lawsuit over sync, Bluetooth

03/10/2010, 12:03 pm

Apple -- along with AT&T, Research in Motion and a number of other mobile companies -- is the defendant in a new patent suit that covers a broad range of smartphone related technologies, including e-mail syncing and Bluetooth connectivity.

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Despite Apple's absence, iPhone is talk of Mobile World Congress

02/15/2010, 08:02 am

(Mobile World Congress) Apple is not officially present at this week's Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain, yet carriers are talking about the iPhone and rivals are introducing what they hope to pitch as "iPhone killers."

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Apple's share of U.S. smartphone market grows to 25% - study

02/09/2010, 07:02 am

A strong holiday quarter helped to grow Apple's share of the U.S. smartphone market by 1.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2009, giving the iPhone a 25.3 percent share of users, according to a new report.

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Despite sales growth, Apple's iPhone loses market share - report

02/02/2010, 09:02 am

Though iPhone sales grew 18 percent in the fourth quarter, the overall market saw even greater growth, leaving Apple with a smaller market share during the holiday season, a new study has found.

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Apple tablet rumors: Time Inc. in the dark, PA Semi chip, 'secret' negotiations

01/20/2010, 09:01 am

U.S. publishers are reportedly negotiating tablet-related content deals with Apple in New York; a list of potential component suppliers for the hardware has surfaced, including a P.A. Semi-designed processor; and new allegations claim Time Inc. has little knowledge of the tablet.

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iPhone 2nd in US retail; China iPhone deal already struck?

02/24/2009, 09:02 pm

Apple is just short of the top spot for US phone sales in stores. Also, China Unicom may be close to a long-awaited deal for the iPhone in its country, the Boston area is slated for another Apple store, and iFixit has broken with tradition to tear down an Amazon Kindle 2.

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Apple inks 5-year, $500 million display deal with LG

01/12/2009, 09:01 am

Apple has entered into a strategic, long-term agreement with LG Display Co. for the supply of flat panel displays through the year 2013, according to regulatory filings made Monday with Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Microsoft 10K warns of iPhone, Mac threats as iPhone nears 1.1% share

08/03/2008, 10:08 am

A Microsoft filing with the US government reveals a newfound worry that the Windows developer's traditional stance of selling software alone won't work against an increasingly profitable Apple -- a concern that may magnify as iPhone 3G pushes Apple's cellular market share past one percent worldwide.

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