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Phonemaker plans to reduce headcount to return Devices & Services arm into profitability, while investing in its Lumia smartphones and location-based services. It also sells Vertu to an European equity firm.
East Asia to account for largest share in global mobile entertainment revenue, driven by games and infotainment apps amid strong growth of tablet devices, says report.
Korean electronics giant's latest Galaxy smartphone will likely see strong showing in region, but needs to find ways to out-innovate other Android handset makers, note analysts.
Asian country takes 22 percent of smartphone market share last quarter while United States accounts for 16 percent--a reversal of figures a year ago, says research firm.
Region's less established handset manufacturers have much to gain partnering local telcos as this widens market reach and gives brand credibility to their devices, analysts say.
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Strong handset sales may have boosted Samsung's business in fourth quarter of 2011 but strong, visionary leaders, innovation and good execution help put Korean company ahead of rivals, analysts say.
Finnish phonemaker suffers severe losses despite sale of over a million Lumia devices, products which CEO Stephen Elop says will be company's main thrust for coming year.
Phone makers to ship 1.67 billion units worldwide as consumers in emerging markets upgrade their handsets, with 3G and 4G devices making up more than half of total mobile phone market for first time, report states.
Phone designs must move away from being "stupid rectangles" and focus on human-friendly features, notes designer, while another predicts new designs will emerge and stand out from current slew of black glossy devices.
World's most populous nation sees record number of mobile phone users, reveals report, while research firm predicts China will be Apple's largest market in three years.
Sixty-one counterfeit Apple smartphones, fitted with extra features such as dual SIM and selling for US$47, seized in Fuzhou by police, according to report.
Cupertino's latest mobile supports both GSM and CDMA networks.
Asia's 3.5 trillion will account for nearly half of global mobile messaging market in 2011 and remain "relatively insulated" as worldwide mobile messaging en route to decline, new report finds.
Technological advances to memory space and processing capabilities as well as better quality apps and discoverability will keep feature phone market growing despite competition, industry watchers say.
Following U.K. News of the World scandal, IT security vendors say phone hacking on the rise and illustrate different methods hackers intercept victims' phone conversations.
Increasing mobile penetration can accelerate socioeconomic growth and benefits in developing economies such as Bangladesh, reports Alcatel-Lucent.
Four in 10 Indian consumers use social media for customer service but phone calls still preferred method for problem resolution, new report reveals.
Group messaging mobile apps, which are popular and mostly available in the United States, will take Asia by storm once regulatory hurdles are cleared and telcos get onboard, market observers predict.
Carrier-backed mobile app stores operated by Wholesale Applications Community sustainable but face challenges such as limited app functionality due to apps' "write once, run anywhere" trait, say industry analysts.
Software as Service offering eStore from Ericsson to power mobile app stres from Reliance Communication and Idea Cellular with both hoping to get developers onboard and a value added service for their 3G offering.
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