Will a Foldable Razr Revive Motorola’s Fortunes?

The Pioneer Motorola, once the most iconic American technology company globally with a heritage dating back to 1920s has gone through a series of ups…

Qualcomm’s Ecosystem Approach to Accelerate Augmented & Virtual Reality Adoption in Enterprise

Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality or amalgamation of the two also known as Mixed Reality (MR) or Xtended Reality (XR) is the way we are…

Apple iPhone & Apple Watch Price Drop – A Strategic Masterstroke!

Come the Fall season, Apple is all geared up to roll out its latest innovations and offerings for more than a billion of its user base globally. Once…

Huawei’s Harmony OS : Will it Resonate with Consumers?

Huawei, at its massive "Huawei Developer Conference 2019" #HDC2019, finally unveiled an alternative multi-device Operating System (OS) which the…

Apple To Persist With In-House Modem Efforts, Acquires Intel’s Assets for $1 Billion

Apple is the most vertically integrated technology company. However, 60% of Apple's revenues come from cellular-based devices (e.g.iPhones, cellular…

eSim device

Gemalto, G+D and Truphone Lead the eSIM Management Landscape

ARM, Cubic Telecom, Telna, and GigSky are poised to challenge the status quo in the future. Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos…

PTC LiveWorx 2019 : AR & IoT Adoption Reaching a Tipping Point in Industrial Vertical

Counterpoint Analysts participated in the 2019 edition of LiveWorx in Boston last month conceptualized and hosted by PTC. PTC is one of the top three…

Qualcomm Brings Advanced AI, Gaming and Imaging Prowess to Snapdragon 6 & 7 Series Platforms

Growth in the global smartphone market declined annually for the first time ever in 2018. This was primarily due to the lengthening replacement…

Apple’s China Problem : 12 Reasons

Apple's Tim Cook issued a "letter to investors" last week on Apple's profit warning and lower than expected performance for the first quarter of…

5G Race is On: Intel 5G Modem Based Devices and iPhones Coming in 2020

Intel yesterday finally unveiled its latest 5G modem solution which will help it to stay relevant in the 5G race. Intel aims to power a plethora of…

Cloud Computing AI

IBM’s RedHat Acquisition – Complements & Completes IBM’s Cloud Offerings

IBM, one of the world's leading integrated technology and services company focusing on enterprises agreed to acquire Red Hat Inc for about US$34…

Apple and eSIM – Control, Convenience and Commercial Opportunities

We have talked and deep-dived on the potential of eSIM across different connected things (see here) from automotive to drones (see here), to IoT (see…

Apple Fall Launch 2018: Apple Watch Series 4 Steals the Show

Apple, the first company to touch a trillion dollar market cap, announced a series of new additions to its premium portfolio of consumer smart…

dual camera sensor penetration

Dual Camera Smartphones Are Going Mainstream: Explosive Growth in 2018

Almost 42% of smartphones sold globally in July 2018 sported two or more rear camera (dual+) sensors and this dual+ camera sensors adoption in…

Samsung Electronics : Q2 2018 : Tale of Two Business Units :: Semiconductor the Star

We mentioned in the previous post (here) how Samsung is transforming into semiconductor and systems company. Now we have more evidence that the…

Apple’s Audacious Bet to Build its Own Maps. Too Little Too Late?

Since the Apple Maps fiasco at the launch of iOS6 and a public apology by Tim Cook in 2012, which led to exit of Richard Williamson who used to be…

IoT World USA 2018: ST Micro, Sunsea IoT, Ericsson-PTC, Cumulocity & Microsoft Impresses the most

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego - June 29th, 2018 IoT World 2018 was a comprehensive event in Santa Clara, CA…

AWS Greengrass

AWS Greengrass: Amazon Driving Intelligence at the Edge

Overview: This report discusses the need to shift from Cloud to Edge computing and the current players. It thereafter analyses AWS Greengrass in…