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Nokia Has Lost 20% of Smartphone Market Since Microsoft Partnership

Nokia's share of the smartphone market has been in rapid decline for several years. While at the start of 2010 nearly 40% of smartphone owners used Nokia devices, the company's market share has plummeted to below [...]

Growth in overall wireless network traffic slows by 60%, PwC survey finds

According to a new survey of all of the major North American wireless carriers, smartphones remain incredibly popular among subscribers, who are consuming an average of 694 MB per month in postpaid data. At the same [...]

LG plans up to 600 new retail stores to goose smartphone sales

LG Electronics plans to increase the number of its branded retail stores in emerging markets this year as part of an effort to boost its smartphone sales and market share amid intensifying competition. In an interview [...]

BlackBerry Z10 sales get off to slow start at AT&T, but more U.S. carrier support coming

Sales of BlackBerry's (NASDAQ:BBRY) flagship Z10 smartphone got off to a relatively slow start over the weekend at AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) stores, according to analysts and media reports, but Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ) and T-Mobile USA will [...]

It’s time to legalize cell phone unlocking says White House

After a petition to the U.S. Federal government to review cellphone unlocking legislation gained more than 114,000 online signatures, the White House was required to officially respond. On Monday it did, citing consumer support for legal [...]

Judge cuts damages in Apple/Samsung patent case by $450M

The judge who oversaw the $1.05 billion blockbuster patent infringement case between Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Samsung Electronics slashed the damages in the case by $450.5 million and ordered a new trial, giving Samsung a victory in [...]

Samsung leaves Apple flatfooted in smartphone wars

  The demand for shiny and sophisticated smartphones appears to be unstoppable. Samsung Electronics and Apple have both revealed very healthy growth, with analysts predicting the South Korean firm sold around 63 million smartphones in the [...]

Analysts push back against reports of weak iPhone 5 demand

Analysts and industry observers moved to counter reports that a cutback in Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) orders for iPhone 5 components indicated a drop in demand for the device. The reports, first from Japan's Nikkei and then also [...]

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