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Third-generation ultrabooks may be able to achieve 40% of notebook shipments, say players

As Intel failed to achieve its goal of having ultrabooks account for 40% of total notebook shipments with its Ivy Bridge platform, and the proportion only reached about 10%, sources from notebook players believ    

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Nokia increasing competition in entry-level to mid-range smartphone segment

Nokia is strengthening its deployment in the entry-level to mid-range smartphone market with the launch of Lumia 620, a move which will affect the sale of Windows Phone 8 handsets rolled out by HTC and China-ba    

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Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next generation iPhone

Apple will most likely continue using in-cell touch panels in its next-generation iPhone due to increased yields for the technology, according to industry sources.    

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IDC: Android and iOS to stay on top by 2016, WP to progress slowly

The marketing intelligence and analysis company IDC has revisited its smartphone market predictions for the following four years. It's become quite a tradition for IDC to post different numbers in each    

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Nokia sells its HQ in Finland, to stay there on a lease

Nokia's financials aren't what you'd call great lately, and as a result the company is selling its headquarters building in Espoo, Finland for €170 million.The deal is expected to be    

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China market: Samsung leads in 3Q12 smartphone market share, says report

There were 49.8 million smartphones sold in the China market during the third quarter of 2012, hiking 31.1% on quarter and 154.9% on year, tech.163.com cited China-based iiMedia Research as indicating. Samsung    

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Apple iPhone 5 hits 55 more countries this month

Apple is expanding the iPhone 5 availability to 55 new countries this month. On December 7 the Apple's thinnest and lightest is coming to the Samsung's homeland - South Korea.A week later, on    

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9 out of 10 smartphones sold in China are powered by Android

China is a very important market for smartphone makers and mobile software developers with its vast cellphone user base. China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology reported that there are    

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PCB makers look to strong sales of rigid-flex PCBs in 2013

PCB makers Unimicron Technology, Unitech Printed Circuit Board and Compeq Manufacturing all expect demand for rigid-flex PCBs, particularly from the smartphone sector, will gain further momentum in 2013.    

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It could take Apple 12-18 months to break ties with Samsung

In light of all the recent legal drama between Apple and Samsung, it's rumored that the Cupertino-based tech giant could be in the search for someone else to manufacture the proprietary Ax SoCs found i    

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