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More Phone Subs Than People In 2015

Next year there will be more mobile phone subscriptions than people, says IC Insights because many people have more than one phone or SIM card…

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Apple 7th In China

Apple is crashing and burning in the China market, say Canalys, falling to seventh place in marketshare…

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Shitty Signals

Next year is the 30th anniversary of the UK’s first mobile phone call by Ernie Wise and the 15th anniversary of 3G, but still a fifth of the UK population can’t get a mobile signal…

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Xiaomi Motoring

Samsung suffered a catastrophic collapse in smartphone market share in Q3 from 35% to 25% while four year-old Xiaomi of China bagged up a 6% share to take third place after Apple’s 12%, reports Strategy Analytics…

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A Horrible Business To Be In

No one expected the Ericsson modem operation, repatriated from the wreckage of ST-Ericsson, to last very long. In fact it lasted 9 months and cost $240 million…

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The WPU

After the MPU, CPU and GPU, now comes the WPU – the Wearable Processing Unit – a multi-core co-processor which adopts ARM’s Big-Little strategy of having multiple cores for different work-loads…

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Intel-Spreadtrum?

Intel’s China strategy is either fiendishly clever or a sign of desperation. The rumour now is that it’s getting into bed with Chinese fabless mobile chip company Spreadtrum…

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The Player

One of the world’s great players is Masayoshi Son, founder and CEO of SoftBank, who bought 80% of Sprint for $20 billion, bought Vodafone Japan for $15 billion and owns a stake in Alibaba worth $56 billion…

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Xiaomi Zoom

Xiaomi is the biggest mobile phone maker in China and the fifth biggest in the world, says Canalys.

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