Google Android One: Tighter Control & Mass-ive Scaling

The day has finally arrived as Google formally launches devices under its much talked about Android One program. India's Micromax, Karbonn and Spice…

HERE : Moving Into Top Gear

It always fascinates me how quickly the technology industry is evolving as the power and momentum shifts away towards broader, deep-rooted horizontal…

Tweet, Tweet, Buy, Retweet, Buy, Tweet !! Welcome to Twitter Commerce

The world is going mobile thus use-cases are going mobile thus social behavior is going mobile thus advertising is going mobile and so is commerce is…

Selfie Smartphones, the New Battlefield or Passing Fad?

Selfie has been a huge consumer fad since last twelve months or so. According to Google, Android users capture and share almost 93 million selfies…

Market Monitor : Q2 2014: China, LTE & Smartphones

Our latest Market Monitor Q2 2014 is out for clients and its very interesting to witness how rapidly the mobile devices landscape is changing  every…

Market Monitor Q2 2014 : Samsung Leads the US Smartphone Market

According to latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor quarterly tracker program, USA smartphone shipments have begun to saturate as it grew…

Market Monitor Q2 2014 : Micromax Becomes The Leading Mobile Phone Brand In India

According to our latest research from Market Monitor program, there were significant changes in the competitive landscape in the second largest…

Facebook’s Mobile Magic Is Working But For How Long?

Facebook released its Q2 2014 results yesterday and the results were truly impressive. Facebook has been riding high lately after shifting focus on…

Lumia 530 – Strengthens Microsoft’s Entry-Tier Strategy

Microsoft yesterday announced a solid Q2 2014 quarter and as a phone hardware manufacturer sold more than 5.8 million Lumia smartphones in period of…

Microsoft : Mobile First, Nokia Last

Microsoft today sent some shockwaves down the tech industry announcing restructuring program which could eliminate more than 18,000 positions over a…

Amazon fire PHONE : All Smoke, No Fire?

Business Models. Ecosystems & Amazon We have talked  about how important is a robust sustainable business model to excel in this current mobile…

Nokia HERE Acquires Medio : Could Become IBM Of The Mobile Data Analytics World

An eventful couple of months for Nokia's HERE business unit as it blossomed into a more independent unit after the parent Nokia's move to become more…

Apple, Samsung & The Great Cluster

A lot has happened since the advent of iPhone in 2007, birth of long tail of startup brands in smartphone space to end of an era for the then market…

Market Monitor : Q1 2014 :: LTE Smartphones Grow 91% Annually

According to the latest granular research from Counterpoint's Market Monitor service, the global LTE smartphone shipments grew 91% annually in Q1…

WWDC 2014: Apple Aims For Premium Cloud Services & Experiences

Apple hosted its 25th annual Worldwide Developer Conference unveiling the forward looking developments of the Apple's proprietary platforms OS X and…

Apple Should Buy Broadcom’s Cellular Baseband Business

Broadcom this week announced its intentions to explore options to either sell-off or shutdown its cellular baseband business. The key reasons being a…

Long-Term Play Beckons as Samsung Unveils World’s First Tizen Smartphone

Samsung today announced world's first Tizen OS powered smartphone, Samsung Z after long iterations.  While this move from Samsung might not be…

Nokia HERE Acquires Desti : Unlocks The ‘Contextual Search Engine’ Badge

We recently discussed about how companies need to become more horizontal and deepen its understanding about their customers and consumers to excel in…