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Samsung edged out by Chinese vendors

Samsung HQ Silicon Valley - MM picA report said Samsung faces increased competition from mainland China.

And that will affect Apple’s bottom line too, according to a survey by Taiwanese market research company Trendforce.

It published figures that showed that in 2014 home grown companies Huawei, Xiaomi and others managed to ship 453 million units – nearly 40 percent of total smartphone shipments worldwide. more»

Video drives the mobile data market

tvThe age of TV is not over, it’s just taken a different shape.

IDC estimates that mobile data traffic will show double digit growth in 2015 – by 59 percent.

The company said in a report that while faster networks and more affordable 4G handsets are playing their part, the real reason for data growth on this scale is mobile video apps and other streamed content. more»