Hung LeHong has a pop quiz for you. Within five years, guess how many items in the home of an average affluent American could be connected to the Internet? Think big.
BlackBerry, in the midst of trying to go private, is hitting back against a recent report from research firm Gartner that warned the company does not have a long-term future.
Smartphone sales overtook feature phones sales globally for the first time in the second quarter, according to research firm Gartner. The move was forecast to happen this year.
Troubled Taiwanese smartphone marker HTC reported that its second quarter net profit declined 83 percent to $41.6 million, down from $245.4 million a year earlier and missing analysts' estimates that had profit at $66.3 million for the quarter. The company had hoped that its newly launched HTC One smartphone would help it rebound, but that didn't happen.
Verizon and Savvis, CenturyLink's data center and cloud subsidiary, have taken leadership spots in the European market, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on managed hosting providers.
According to a new forecast from research firm Gartner, Google's Android will take the lion's share of expanded sales of electronics to consumers.
As enterprise "bring your own device" (BYOD) programmes continue to become more commonplace, 38 per cent of companies expect to stop providing devices to workers by 2016, according to a global survey of CIOs by research firm Gartner.
Worldwide mobile phone sales to end users totalled 1.75 billion units in 2012, a 1.7 percent decline from 2011 sales, according to a new study from Gartner.
Gartner said worldwide mobile advertising revenue is set to reach $11.4 billion this year, with overall growth between 2011 and 2016 reaching 400 percent. However, the current economics of mobile advertising is such that, if they're not careful, developers could create a sort of "download bubble" that doesn't reflect the reality of what consumers are actually willing to pay.
Gartner expects the number of smartphones and tablets purchased to jump from 821 million in 2012 to 1.2 billion in 2013 as more of those devices invade workplaces around the globe.