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Gartner: Enterprise mobile development spending is too low to meet demand

Even though demand for mobile apps in the enterprise is increasing, enterprise mobile app development's average budget proportion has actually declined since last year.

Public Wi-Fi hotspots to grow to 432M globally by 2020, suggesting possible threat to carriers

For years, the growth of wireless carriers has been so rapid that cellular data providers have been worried about hitting the limit on spectrum availability, leading them to implement now-regular limits on monthly data consumption. But a surge in Wi-Fi hotspots that Cisco projects in its latest Visual Networking Index Forecast could have a more pronounced impact as internet traffic gets offloaded back onto Wi-Fi networks.

iOS developers earn roughly $10k more than Android counterparts, study shows

Stack Overflow, an online social community of more than 4.7 million programmers, recently discovered iOS mobile developers frequently earn higher annual salaries than their Android counterparts.

Gartner: Middle East mobile phone sales will hit $37B in 2019

Gartner predicted that the value of mobile phone sales in the Middle East will grow from just over $30 billion (€27.5 billion) in 2016 to almost $37 billion in 2019, as part of broader growth in IT equipment spending in the region.

Gartner: Apple smartphone sales recorded first year-on-year decline during Q42015

Growth in global smartphone sales to end users slowed to its slowest rate in seven years in the final quarter of 2015, a period that also saw Apple record its first year-on-year decline in sales, Gartner announced.

TurnToTech, Mobile Makers, Flatiron bootcamps keep app developers on pace

More than 70 app development bootcamps are available across the United States and Canada, but what do they offer students? The fast-changing app environment means devs should look at schools with a critical eye.

Gartner forecasts drop in spending on devices for first time in 2016

Gartner predicted that worldwide spending on devices including PCs, 'ultra mobiles', tablets and mobile phones will decline for the first time in 2016, although overall shipments are expected to increase slightly by 1.9 per cent to reach 2.4 billion units.

Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 1.9% in 2015

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $333.7 billion (€307 billion) in 2015, a 1.9 per cent decrease from 2014 revenue of $340.3 billion,

Gartner: Consumers in mature markets will own 3 to 4 devices by 2018

Gartner estimates that the installed base of devices will total 7.8 billion units in 2016 and is on pace to reach 8.3 billion units in 2018.

Gartner: Huawei tops device sales growth tables, but Samsung maintains market dominance in Q3

Huawei recorded higher growth in mobile phone and smartphone sales than Samsung in the third quarter of 2015, with the Chinese vendor's position boosted by strong domestic and European sales, Gartner revealed.