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Analyst: RIM to face pressure amid Palm, Apple launches

Research In Motion, and its stock, are likely to face mounting pressure as Sprint Nextel launches the Palm Pre June 6 and Apple possibly unveils a new version of the iPhone (which is rumored to be on

Smartphones: the silver lining of the declining handset market

During 2008, in a first for the mobile industry, consumer demand for third-party applications started driving both handset sales and revenues for developers and OEMs.

Analysts: Verizon-Apple deal could double iPhone sales

If Apple were to ink a deal with Verizon Wireless to offer the iPhone to its subscribers, it would double iPhone sales, according to two analysts. However, such a deal would have an impact on Apple's

New iPhone: More leaks than a secondhand diaper

With Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2009 just a week away, evidence continues to mount that the event will yield official confirmation of a new and improved iPhone. In the week since leaked

China Mobile seeks 50% of app store sales

China Mobile is seeking a 50% cut of all sales from its soon-to-launch Mobile Market app store. “China Mobile wants at least 50% of the revenues and the rest goes to the developer,” a source from Shanghai Mobile, a China Mobile subsidiary, told TelecomAsia.net. By contrast, Apple, Android and Microsoft all take just a 30% cut.

More evidence new iPhone is on the way

T-Mobile Austria's website briefly made reference this week to a 32Gb version of Apple iPhone, Dow Jones Newswire reports, adding to the speculation that a new iPhone will be launched this year. At the moment, there are 8Gb and 16Gb iPhone models.

All signs point to yes for new iPhone next month

The closer Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference 2009 gets, the louder the next-gen iPhone buzz grows. In the week since last issue's editorial, the question of whether or not June's WWDC event will

News In Brief: KWI, Baraka, UMTS Forum, Orascom NK, Nortel, Apple, Ofta

Konsorsium Wimax Indonesia (KWI) – a consortium made up of 30 small and medium ISPs – will  invest    $300 million in Wimax if it wins an operating license in July.  

Gartner: Smartphone sales surge

New figures from Gartner show smartphone sales increased to 36 million units worldwide in the first quarter, representing 13.5 percent of all handset sales in the quarter. Research In Motion saw its

Will Apple's WWDC 2009 yield a new iPhone?

With Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference just weeks away, the question on everyone's mind is whether or not the event will herald the introduction of a new iPhone device. Because CEO