Smartphone Market Seen Falling 11.9% in 2020
"What started as a supply-side crisis has evolved into a global demand-side problem."
Apple, Google Add Tech Muscle to Virus Fight
The companies have teamed up to add technology to their smartphones that will alert users if they have been in contact with a COVID-19 infected person.
Judge Rules Qualcomm Broke Antitrust Laws
The company improperly used its leverage to boost fees to phone makers.
U.S. Agrees to Lift American Parts Ban on ZTE
The Chinese smartphone maker will pay a $1 billion penalty as part of a deal to end the sanctions that had threatened to cripple its operations.
U.S. Parts Ban Forces Halt to ZTE Operations
The Chinese smartphone maker, which is heavily reliant on Qualcomm processors, is seeking a reversal of the Commerce Department's ban.
Mobile App Spending to Top $110B Next Year
A new report says the app market is maturing, with users averaging two hours a day in apps and the share of non-game apps increasing.
Google Buys HTC’s Pixel Team for $1.1 Billion
The agreement with the Taiwanese firm “further reinforces [Google's] commitment to smartphones and overall investment in its emerging hardware business.”
Vodafone to Merge India Unit With Local Rival
The combination with Idea Cellular comes as upstart Reliance Jio has moved aggressively to grab a share of India's relatively untapped wireless market.
Apple Posts Record Quarterly Revenue of $78B
Sales of the flagship iPhone increased 5% in the first quarter, helping Apple to snap a streak of declining revenue.
IT Spending to Grow 3.3% in Next 5 Years
A new survey predicts big industries like financial services and manufacturing will lead the way in IT growth.
PlayStation Powers Sony to Slim Q1 Profit
The gaming unit accounted for more than 75% of Sony's total profit while the struggling smarthpone business broke even.