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Gartner: Huawei tops device sales growth tables, but Samsung maintains market dominance in Q3

Huawei recorded higher growth in mobile phone and smartphone sales than Samsung in the third quarter of 2015, with the Chinese vendor's position boosted by strong domestic and European sales, Gartner revealed.

Gartner: 17% of consumers plan to purchase a tablet in the next 12 months

A recent survey by Gartner found that 17 per cent of consumers in mature markets intend to buy a tablet in the next 12 months.

Gartner forecasts 1% decline in mobile device shipments in 2015

Gartner issued a somewhat gloomier forecast for the mobile devices market in 2015, revising downwards its previous prediction of 1.5 per cent growth this year to a 1 per cent decline from 2014 to 2.4 billion units.

Gartner: Samsung loses ground to Apple in Q2 smartphone sales

Samsung lost 4.3 percentage points in market share year-on-year and declined 5.3 percent in unit sales in the second quarter of 2015.

Gartner: Apple shows strength in China, but overall smartphone growth weakened in Q2

Smartphone sales growth was its weakest in the second quarter since 2013, according to research firm Gartner. That's mainly due to the first-ever slowdown in the Chinese market, the world's largest for smartphones, and while Apple had a strong quarter in China, OEMs that rely on Google's Android software saw their fortunes slide, and Android overall recorded its weakest growth ever in the quarter, Gartner said.

Will Windows Bridge be enough to get iOS developers to cross over into Microsoft territory?

With Windows 10 recently launched as its most mobile-friendly operating system ever, shouldn't Microsoft be among the available options for developers, too? Microsoft recently announced it would be offering Windows Bridge, a way of developing iOS apps for Windows 10, as an open source project available under the MIT license.

Gartner: Smart home connections will hit at least 500M by 2020

The number of smart connected homes will grow from between 100 million and 200 million homes today to between 500 million and 700 million homes by 2020, Gartner predicted.

The world's top 10 smartest cities- and what makes them so smart

By Phil Goldstein The trend toward "smart cities" has been ongoing for the past several years, but it is expected to accelerate in the years to come as wireless connectivity becomes...

Gartner: iOS attractive alternative for today's Android users

Gartner predicted that a growing number of Android smartphone users will migrate to Apple's iOS in 2015, as it forecast that mobile phones and tablets will lead growth in global device shipments during the year.

TelecityGroup, Interxion to merge in effort to satisfy growing data center demands

TelecityGroup has reached a merger agreement with Interxion in an all-stock deal that will create a larger data center provider that can tackle the growing demand for cloud and colocation services.