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Stellantis Bets Big with €30-billion Investment Plan for EV Business

Stellantis, formed in 2021 after the merger of Italian American automaker Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA, unveiled its electrification plans on July…

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Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications

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Counterpoint Research - Global PC Shipments up 45% YoY in Q1 2021; Chip Shortage Impact to Continue in H2 2021

Global PC Shipments up 45% YoY in Q1 2021; Chip Shortage Impact to Continue in H2 2021

Global PC shipments grew 45% YoY in Q1 2021 on solid demand and a low base in the same period in 2020 due to COVID-19. Shortages of key IC…

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Nintendo Switch OLED Model: Will it be the ‘Switch Pro’ Fans Were Looking For?

On July 6, Nintendo released the announcement trailer for its new addition to the Switch line-up, the Switch OLED model. The console comes four years…

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The Hybridisation of Hybrid Cloud

As the corporate world experiences an accelerated digital transformation owing to fundamental changes in workplace and consumer habits, most…

China Smartphone Sales Rebound During Shopping Festival

China’s smartphone sales rebounded during the mid-year 618 (June 18) shopping festival, rising 7% YoY according to Counterpoint data. The increase…

Voice – A Multi-billion Dollar Opportunity for Social Media

If you have not heard about audio-based social media platforms like Clubhouse, Twitter Spaces and Facebook Live Audio, you are probably living under…

Smart Speaker Market to Grow at 21% CAGR During 2020-2025

Smart speakers have gained prominence in recent years due to the rapid growth of the smart home market. A smart speaker is defined as a speaker that…

iPhone 12 Series Sales Cross 100 Million Mark Within 7 Months of Launch

Beijing, San Diego, Buenos Aires, London, New Delhi, Seoul – June 30, 2021 Exactly 14 years ago, Apple disrupted the smartphone market as the first…

Counterpoint Research Indonesia Gets Second 5G Operator but Spectrum Issues Remain

Indonesia Gets Second 5G Operator but Spectrum Issues Remain

Indosat Ooredoo has become the second telecom operator in Indonesia to offer 5G commercial services. In May this year, Telkomsel became the country’s…

JioPhone Next: Google, Reliance Jio Eye the ‘Next 500 Million’ Smartphone Users

Reliance Industries (RIL) held its 44th annual general meeting (AGM) on June 24, 2021, where Chairman Mukesh Ambani updated the shareholders and…

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Microsoft Bets Big on Cloud Gaming

The recently-concluded edition of the annual Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3), where the video game industry gets together and showcases the…

Counterpoint Research Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

Can POCO Scale New Heights as Independent Brand?

In 2020, Xiaomi spun off POCO as an independent company. Though POCO has separate management, it utilizes Xiaomi’s R&D capabilities, supply…

Huawei’s Q1 2021 Smartphone Installed Base Share at 9.7%, Sales Share at 4.6%

One of the biggest issues faced by the smartphone market in 2020 was the tightening of US trade sanctions against Huawei. The company, which had…

The Summer Temperatures are Rising and so are the US Carrier Promotional Activities

We are one week from the end of the second quarter. Often, the official start to summer ushers in a slowdown with the major US carriers selling fewer…

China Passed Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

China to be Cautious in Penalizing Businesses Under Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

The new Anti-foreign Sanctions Law adopted by China earlier this month provides a legal basis for the previous administrative countermeasures…

Open RAN Cheerleader Vodafone Plays Safe With Incumbent Vendors

Last year, Vodafone announced plans to deploy open RAN across 2,500 rural sites in the UK, in what would be the largest commitment yet by an…

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NFT: Creating Buzz in Digital Ecosystem

During one of the worst pandemics in human history, cryptocurrencies made waves in the market. If the bitcoin saw wild fluctuations, Non-Fungible…