Light and proximity sensors in mobile handsets and tablets are set for double-digit growth within a five-year period, spurred by demand from Samsung and Apple, predicts IHS.
The Business Software Alliance, which includes the likes of Microsoft, Oracle and Intel, has come out in support of Apple in its iPhone patent battle with Samsung before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Wall Street Journal is reporting.
Smartphone market leaders Apple and Samsung saw their market shares shrink in the face of a second quarter onslaught from LG and Lenovo, according to the latest stats from research firm IDC.
Apple and Samsung are battling for a distance second spot behind leader Qualcomm in the global smartphone app processor market, which reached $3.6 billion in the first quarter, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.
The global flexible display market is forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate of 45.4 percent through 2016, driven by demand for flexible-display smartphones and tablets, according to an estimate by research firm TechNavio.
Apple ranked as the top smartphone maker in the United States with 39.2 percent of market, but second place Samsung posted the highest sequential growth rate, according to an online survey by comScore's MobiLens service
During the first two weeks in June, Apple's iPhone 5 users generated about 40 percent of the total traffic from 4G phones and 76 percent of the traffic from newer 4G phones released after July 2012, according to the latest stats compiled by Chitika Insights.
Apple has failed in its attempt to get the Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone added to a second patent lawsuit filed by Apple against Samsung covering newer smartphone models, Bloomberg is reporting.
Google announced Thursday that it is adding a number of BYOD management features to Android devices, including selective wipe and Wi-Fi configuration capabilities.
Google is developing a smartwatch based on the Android operating system to compete with Apple's rumored iWatch, according to people familiar with the search giant's plans consulted by the Wall Street Journal.