Samsung's superior supply chain management has enabled it to surpass Apple as the leading provider of smartphones, judges market research firm Gartner.
This past quarter saw a 26 percent increase in the number of shartphone shipments worldwide, topping 290 million devices, according to new data from Juniper Research.
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Motorola Mobility, which is being acquired by China's Lenovo from Google for $2.9 billion, has decided to close the only U.S. factory that makes smartphones by the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Monday, 3/24 including: Wendy's new mobile payment app, Lenovo's $100M drop for mobile patents, how some enterprise apps are functioning like consumer apps, Utah's launch of a Google Glass transit-tracking app and the majority of mobile browsing takes place on iOS versus Android devices.
According to Re/Code, IBM's sale of its x86 server business to Lenovo wasn't the last shoe.
Chinese PC and smartphone maker Lenovo has agreed to buy phone manufacturer Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.9 billion, Google announced on Wednesday.
Growth in tablet sales, particularly in emerging markets, has led to the worst decline in PC market history, according to the latest stats from Gartner.
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