Nokia's agreement to sell its HERE navigation business to a consortium of German car makers could prove a boon for the mobile industry, analysts at IHS Automotive said.
T-Mobile US exceeded Wall Street's expectation in terms of its revenue and earnings in the second quarter, and analysts think it has enough momentum to carry it through the end of 2015. However, the same analysts also have questions about whether T-Mobile needs to diversify its business in the next few years and if it will merge with another company.
T-Mobile US said it now expects to add 3.4 million to 3.9 branded postpaid net customers in 2015, up from the company's previous guidance of between 3 million and 3.5 million, which it issued in April.
Microsoft has conceded defeat to Apple and Google in the smartphone market with the launch of Windows 10, its latest operating system, according to IHS Technology analyst Ian Fogg.
How are online video providers faring against established distributors like Comcast and Verizon FiOS? As the OTT and traditional pay-TV industries increasingly mesh together, Fierce has likewise been reporting these companies' quarterly earnings side-by-side.
YouTubers are watching Google's online video service more than they ever have: watch time grew 60 percent compared to the same period last year, which YouTube noted is the fastest growth rate in two years. And brand advertisers are warming up to the OTT service as well, tripling commitments to Google Preferred and buying in to other programmatic ad schemes.
Google's second-quarter results wowed investors yesterday, as the search giant reported strong revenue growth from advertisements on mobile devices and on its YouTube video platform.
It's been less than a week since Google's Project Fi arrived at our door, but it's been enough time to come up with a few early impressions of the service. It's worth noting that there's still a "Project" in front of the endeavor.
The white-hot market that is beacon technology got another boost this week when Google unveiled Eddystone, a new and open format for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons for anyone to use.
Google Fiber has launched a plan to deliver Internet access to low-income residents in all of its FTTH markets as part of the Obama administration's ConnectHome initiative.