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Google hires former Motorola chief Osterloh in hardware shakeup

Google has hired former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh to lead the company's effort to unify its hardware line.

Ericsson teams with Trriple for UAE mobile wallet service

Ericsson said it has established a strategic partnership with payment services provider Trriple to provide managed mobile wallet services for the banking and smart city sectors in the United Arab Emirates.

Analysts: Smartphone shipments decline for first time as tablet sales drop further

Strategy Analytics said global smartphone shipments fell by 3 per cent year-on-year to reach 335 million units in the first quarter of 2016, marking the first time in history that this market has shrunk on an annualised basis.

Strategy Analytics: Apple Watch market share slips to 52%

Strategy Analytics said global smartwatch shipments increased by 223 per cent annually to reach 4.2 million units in the first quarter of 2016.

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.

IDC: Oppo, Vivo knock Lenovo and Xiaomi from top-5 smartphone vendor list in Q1

Samsung cemented its position as the world's No 1 smartphone vendor in the first quarter, according to fresh data from IDC, and Apple maintained its second-place status. But a couple other names among the top five may surprise you.

Verizon, Telstra, kt and EE launch LTE-Broadcast Alliance

Four mobile network operators – Verizon, Telstra, kt and EE – announced the launch of the LTE-Broadcast Alliance, which aims to increase global device support for LTE-Broadcast (LTE-B) services. The goal is to ensure that LTE-B is available in every top- and mid-tier device launched in 2017.

Microsoft giving away a Lumia 950 to users who buy the $649 Lumia 950 XL

Microsoft quietly launched a promotion offering customers a free Lumia 950 when they buy a Lumia 950 XL at regular price through its online store.

Report: Newer iPhones not selling as well as last year's flagships

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus aren't selling as well relative to other Apple models as their predecessors did, according to new data from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP).

Sirin Labs focuses on technology, security with near €13K Android smartphone

Sirin Labs, a European-Israeli start up, announced it will shun the trend towards low-cost smartphones when it launches a new Android device in May with a price tag in excess of £10,000 (€12,858/$14,475).