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China was biggest smartphone market by shipment volume in Q3
Industry News - Nov 23, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

A new report by Strategy Analytics puts China ahead of the US in terms of smartphone shipments in Q3. What's more, while the number of shipments in China grew 58% to 23.9 million units, the numbers in Read more >>

Nokia Siemens to cut 17,000 jobs as part of global restructuring
Industry News - Nov 23, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

Nokia Siemens Networks has just announced a new global restructuring initiative that will result in the loss of a whopping 17,000 jobs. According to a statement released today, the company will "realign it Read more >>

Strategy Analytics: China leapfrogs US to become world's top smartphone market
Industry News - Nov 23, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

The winds of tech consumerism are changing course. More specifically, they're heading east. According to the latest Q3 figures from Strategy Analytics, China is now the world's largest smartphone mark Read more >>

Nokia to roll out new Windows Phone models in 1H12, says Nokia Taiwan
Industry News - Nov 23, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

Nokia will roll out new Windows Phone-based smartphones in the first half of 2012 following the recently released Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710, according to Michael Hus, general manager of Nokia Taiwan. Read more >>

Apple and Samsung's patent battle draws concern from EU Competition Commission
Industry News - Nov 22, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

It appears that Samsung and Apple's never-ending game of patent Risk is beginning to draw concern from government regulators. The European Union's Competition Commission is investigating the companies Read more >>

Compal Communications handset shipments increasing, says paper
Industry News - Nov 22, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

Buoyed by orders from Nokia, Compal Communications is expected to ship over 600,000 handsets in November compared to 200,000 units shipped in October, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. Read more >>

HTC to ship 10.8 million smartphones in 1Q12, says paper
Industry News - Nov 22, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

HTC is expected to see its smartphone shipments grow only 11% on year to 10.8 million units in the first quarter of 2012 as the smartphone vendor will not be able to launch new LTE-enabled models until March-Ap Read more >>

Windows Phone Marketplace inches over 40,000 app mark
Industry News - Nov 21, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

Windows Phone continues to shore up its app and game selection, hitting 40,000 apps in just over a year since its inception. Granted, there's still plenty of catching up to do before Microsoft's third Read more >>

Compal reportedly to bid heavily on Windows 8, says paper
Industry News - Nov 18, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

Compal Electronics, optimistic about the potential of Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system, has reportedly instructed the engineers from its notebook, tablet PC and smartphone businesses to focu Read more >>

Apple Reduces iPad 2 Supplies, Makes Room For iPad 3 [REPORT]
Industry News - Nov 17, 2011 by Cellpex admin    

There is no doubt that due to the highly successful nature of their products, Apple will continue to release next generations of their iDevices for years to come. The question is not if we’ll be seeing an Read more >>