Arima Communications handset shipments to grow over 43% in 2Q09, says paper

Arima Communications is expected to see its handset shipments grow over 43% sequentially to 3.3 million units in the second quarter of 2009, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted company president Owen C    

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Google CEO promises 'significant' Android action this year

Amid slowing revenues and investor worries, web services giant Google offered up its Android mobile effort as a bright spot."Overall, it looks like Android is going to have a very, very strong year,"    

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Finetech Japan 2009: AMOLED handset market share to reach 38% in 2015, says Samsung

The market share of AMOLED handsets will increase to 37.5% in 2015 from 2.3% in 2009, according to Samsung Mobile Display VP Woo Jong Lee.    

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Sony Ericsson posts $386M loss, slashes 2,000 more jobs

Sony Ericsson posted a large loss for the first quarter amid weakening demand, as expected, and said it would cut 2,000 more jobs in a bid to return to profitability.The joint venture between Japan's Sony    

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Handset PCB demand weakening

Handset PCB makers are expected to see revenues decline in the second quarter compared to the same period of last year as orders for handset PCBs are decreasing, according to industry sources. Compeq Manufactur    

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Nokia to replace 5800 handset with capacitive touch panel version, say component suppliers

Nokia plans to replace the resistive touch panel currently used in its 5800 handset with a capacitive touch panel in order to compete effectively with rival models from Apple, Samsung Electronics and LG Electro    

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Nokia sees Q1 profit drop 90%, reaffirms handset forecast

Nokia's first-quarter profit plunged 90 percent as the world's largest handset maker succumbed to the global slump in demand. The Finnish giant posted a net profit of just161 million, compared with1.5    

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Automotive CIS to have staggering growth in 5 years

The number of CMOS image sensors (CISs) used in each automobile will jump to eight or even 10 in the next five years from one currently, sources with CIS makers estimate.    

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Femtocells to dominate market for indoor cell coverage, says In-Stat

While femtocells were virtually non-existent in 2006, and deployed by one operator in 2007, they will make up 61% of small cellular base station revenues by 2013, reports In-Stat. Microcells, picocells, and fem    

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Something Huge Is Happening with Amazon

Jeff Farley submits:This post is longer than usual because we need to talk about Amazon (AMZN) and my thesis that this company is on the verge of something huge and game changing (the stock action is starting t    

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