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Mature markets drag down smartphone shipment growth

Smartphone shipment growth will slow in the coming years, especially in mature markets, while emerging markets will continue to be a strong market for smartphone shipments, predicts IDC.

Tablet sales growth to slow in mature markets this year, says Gartner

Tablets are moving into the late adopter stage of device adoption in mature markets, where sales growth is forecast to slow this year, says market research firm Gartner.

Competing technologies push IDC to lower tablet forecast

Competition from other technologies, such as phablets and wearable devices, is prompting IDC to lower its forecast for tablet shipments this year to 227.4 million units from 229.3 million units.

Emerging market employees more likely to engage in BYOD

Three-quarters of employees in emerging markets engage in some form of BYOD, compared with only 44 percent of employees in mature markets, according to a survey of 3,796 individuals across 17 countries conducted by research firm Ovum.