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Gartner: IoT requires rethink of manufacturers' underlying business models

The Internet of Things (IoT), which includes intelligent devices ranging from smartphones to medical robotics, is forecast to grow to 26 billion units installed by 2020 says Gartner.

ZTE turns to LTE to regain ground in smartphones

Nearly half of ZTE's smartphone shipments in 2014 will be LTE devices, according to the global head of the Chinese vendor's mobile device business.

Gartner: Global server market shipments grew in 2013, but revenues declined

In the fourth quarter of 2013, worldwide server shipments grew 3.2 per cent year on year, while revenue declined 6.6 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2012, according to Gartner. In all of 2013,...

Gartner vice president on mobile tech top 10 trends

Organizations wishing to unlock the full potential of mobility must master a wide range of technologies and skills, many of which are unfamiliar to IT staff. In today's blog post, Nick Jones,...

Ericsson: LTE subscriptions hit 200M in 2013

Ericsson revealed that global LTE subscriptions grew by 40 million in the final quarter of 2013, taking total users to 200 million by the end of the year.

Gartner: Smartphones outsell feature phones in 2013

Gartner said 2013 was a tipping point for the mobile phone market, as smartphone sales outpaced feature phones for the first time.

Android OS dominates smart watch market

Google's Android operating system (OS) is dominating more than just smartphone shipments, according to latest figures from Strategy Analytics.

CenturyLink, NTT included in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting, Asia/Pacific

CenturyLink and NTT have established themselves as key players in what has become one of the fastest growing regions for cloud services, according to Gartner's Magic Quadrant report on managed hosting providers in Asia Pacific.

Why Gartner's 0.01% prediction about mobile app revenue needs explaining

There's been plenty of talk about the rising anger between the majority of workers and the elitist "1 percent," but in the mobile world developers are competing even harder to be in the 0.01 percent.  According to Gartner, that's the percent of developers who will actually make money from what they produce. This finding quickly generated a slew of negative headlines like, " The sad truth is you probably won't strike it rich by making a mobile app " and " Nobody wa nts to pay for apps." What was missing from the coverage was the following quote from Gartner analyst Ken Dulaney: "Many mobile apps are not designed to generate revenue, but rather are used to build brand recognition and product awareness or are just for fun. Application designers who do not recognize this may find profits elusive."

Gartner: Mobile apps boost transfer of personal data

Mobile app downloads will generate €56.2 billion in revenues by 2017, however the move means consumers will provide personalised data streams to at least 100 apps and services per day, Gartner said.