News of Note—Slowing smartphone sales, Rovio’s warning, Huawei’s supporters and more

news of note
Image: Pixabay

Here are the stories we’re following today:

> According to a new report, the 5G industry is set to boost IT infrastructure spending to $326 billion by 2025. Forbes article

> Smartphone sales globally fell for the first time ever, according to research firm Gartner. Cnet article

> Angry Birds game maker Rovio Entertainment issued a profit warning. Reuters article

> Samsung introduced its new “new extreme ultraviolet technology” chipset, which the company said will generate investments of $6 billion by 2020. Release

> Operators including Bell Canada voiced support for equipment from Chinese vendor Huawei. Reuters article

> Samsung is using Opera’s mobile internet browser for the basis for its new Samsung Max data-saving browser. VentureBeat article