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Google takes on Apple in the race to a smartwatch, says WSJ

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.

Samsung gains, Apple loses in slowing Western European smartphone market

Samsung saw its shipments of smartphones to Western Europe increase 31 percent year-over-year in the first quarter of 2013, while Apple's smartphone shipments dropped 11 percent for the same period, according to the latest IDC stats.

Apple comes up short on enterprise mobility management, says 151 Advisors

At its developers' conference held last week, Apple failed to address enterprise mobility management concerns, judged Bill Rom, managing partner at consulting firm 151 Advisors.

IDC: China's smartphone shipments to increase to 460 million units in 2017

China's smartphone shipments are forecast by IDC to grow at 6 percent annually, exceeding 460 million units.

AMOLED smartphone panel shipments to reach 217 million units in 2013, says NPD

Shipments of smartphones with AMOLED panels are forecast to reach more than 217 million units this year, up from 134 million in units in 2012, according to the latest research from NPD DisplaySearch.

Samsung, LG, Corning working on flexible displays that could hit market this year

The next-generation of smartphones and giant building-mounted screens are predicted to spur "massive growth" in the flexible display market, driving a nearly 250 times increase in shipments through 2020, according to the  latest stats  from research firm IHS.

Spotlight: Samsung's shares dive amid Galaxy S4 sales concern

Samsung's shares took a nose dive in Seoul on Friday, dropping 6.2 percent, in response to a J.P. Morgan report that Galaxy S4 shipments in the third quarter would be "disappointing," the  Wall Street Journal 's MarketWatch reported.

Are Samsung and Apple even steven in the patent wars?

Great. Everyone can take their toys and go home now--except for the smartphone and tablet users who have lost out on billions of dollars in innovation, which went instead to pay patent attorneys and court costs.

ITC decision could result in US import ban on some iPhones, iPads

A decision this week by the U.S. International Trade Commission could result in a United States import ban of Apple's iPhone 4 and iPad 2 3G due to violations of Samsung patents.

Global smartphone market growth estimates vary among research firms

The future smartphone market will definitely grow, but at what rate depends on which research firm you consult.