Sony is cutting the number of models in its smartphone lineup to boost profits in its mobile unit. The Japanese company acknowledges it has lost substantial ground to Samsung Electronics, Apple, Xiaomi, Lenovo and other market leaders.
Samsung's latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, costs around $12 (€8.67) more to make than the vendor's S4 smartphone, and nearly $50 more than rival Apple's iPhone 5S, research by IHS shows.
Samsung Electronics will take the wraps off its Galaxy S IV smartphone tomorrow in New York City, but it already has one advantage over rival Apple: it's spending more on marketing.
Analysts and industry observers moved to counter reports that a cutback in Apple's orders for iPhone 5 components indicated a drop in demand for the device. The reports, first from Japan's Nikkei and then also from the Wall Street Journal, caused Apple's stock to drop 3.6 percent yesterday.
Apple slashed its orders for components for the iPhone 5 because of weaker-than-expected demand, according to multiple reports, sending Apple's shares down in the process.
Qualcomm claims its Atheros subsidiary’s latest chipset will cut the cost of deploying machine-to-machine (M2M) technology in smart homes. The firm states its A
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IBM is ready to present details of a prototype chipset it claims is the first parallel optical receiver capable of transferring one terabit of information per second.
YouTube fund attracts TV talent
Deutsche Telekom mulls UK ex