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Samsung thrives as LG and Sony founder in brutal Q1 in global smartphone market

Samsung posted the fastest quarterly profit growth in its mobile business in nearly three years, cementing its status as the world's top smartphone vendor following Apple's disappointing quarter. But LG and Sony continued to struggle as growth in the worldwide handset market slows to a crawl.

SD-WAN to reach $6B by 2020 as enterprises optimize cloud strategies, says research firm

With SDN already making its mark on the data center to enable cloud computing services, the focus is shifting towards WANs, which can be used to meet the requirements of cloud applications and services.

IDC: SDN shifting to WANs in a big way

As operators like AT&T and Verizon deploy more software-defined networking and network functions virtualization, research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) is taking note of the SDN shift from the datacenter networks to the wide area networks.

Huawei hints at dual-camera system for April 6 event, likely the P9 unveiling

Huawei, the world's third-largest smartphone maker after Apple and Samsung, announced it will hold a media event April 6 where it is widely expected to raise the curtain on its latest flagship Android smartphone, the P9. According to reports, the phone will likely sport two rear-facing cameras.

IDC: Smartphone growth to enter single-digit era from 2016

IDC said 2015 was likely the last year when global smartphone shipment growth exceeded 10 per cent, with single-digit growth now expected to be the trend until 2020.

IDC: Global wearable device sales fuelled by Apple Watch, fitness trackers in Q4 2015

Global wearable device sales grew 126.9 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2015, as demand for fitness trackers and Apple's Watch device fuelled growth in the sector, IDC said.

IDC: Detachables driving tablet sales in Western Europe

In tthe fourth quarter of 2015, 2.6 million tablets with a detachable keyboard were shipped and accounted for 20 per cent of the overall tablet market in Western Europe.

Analysts: Smartphone shipments broke records in 2015 despite slowest-ever growth in Q4

Analysts revealed that global smartphone shipments hit record highs in in 2015 despite growth in the fourth quarter slowing to an all-time low.

As Huawei roars in Q4, Samsung preps folding displays, two Galaxy S7s and new mobile software

Samsung reported a relatively sluggish fourth quarter, as was expected, and analysts said the company's troubles helped pave the way for Huawei to score the biggest gains in the world's smartphone market during the final three months of 2015.

Best Buy, Apple data point to disappointing smartphone sales during holidays

Best Buy said flagging mobile sales were primarily to blame for a year-over-year drop in its holiday revenues, yet another indicator that the smartphone market is plateauing in the U.S. and other regions.