Xiaomi is closing in on Samsung in India’s top smartphone market share 

NEW DELHI: Samsung’s four-anda-half-year reign at the top of India’s smartphone rankings is under threat, with China’s Xiaomi ending the quarter…

Huawei overtakes Apple as world’s second-biggest smartphone maker – Telegraph

Apple has been overtaken by the Chinese smartphone giant Huawei as the world’s second-biggest smartphone maker by sales, sending the iPhone maker…

Huawei has surpassed Apple as the world’s second largest smartphone brand – Verge

Huawei, China’s leading smartphone maker, surpassed Apple’s global smartphone sales for the first time in June and July, according to analysis by…

Obscure Chinese phone companies ring in big plans for India – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: A Tinno phone? Or a Huaqin or a Malata? The world’s second largest and fastest growing mobile phone market is about to be flooded by…

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How Luxury Watchmakers Can Compete With Apple – Fortune

Traditional luxury watchmakers have reacted to the incursion of the Apple Watch in different ways. Some, like Movado (MOV) and TAG Heuer, have thrown…

China’s rapidly growing smartphone stars set sights on world domination to challenge Samsung, Apple – CNBC

Look around the Nou Camp, Barcelona's famous soccer ground, and you may see branding for Oppo on a green background. On the t-shirts of the Kolkata…

The iPhone SE Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg For Apple In India – Forbes

In the last couple months, there has been a lot of buzz about Apple soon starting to manufacture the iPhone SE in India, so as to make it more…

HTC wants U back. But is it too little, too late? – CNET

Its new strategy emphasizes quality over quantity, but some say the bell may already have sounded for the embattled phone maker. Read more

Xiaomi pins hopes on smartphone upgrade – China Daily

Firm makes latest bid to boost presence in mid-end market amid fierce competition Xiaomi Corp unveiled its largest-ever-screen smartphone and the…

Samsung overtakes Apple in U.S. smartphone market on the strength of Galaxy S7 – FierceWireless

According to data from Counterpoint Research, Samsung surpassed Apple in terms of smartphone market share in the United States, the first time the…

Samsung Topples Apple As Galaxy S7 Defeats iPhone – Forbes

In the all important US market, Samsung has reclaimed the top spot that it lost to Apple eleven months ago. The continued assault on the iPhone by…

Uber v Ola: How fight for Indian taxi market ended up in court – Reuters

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - A flurry of complaints from Uber drivers about an unusually high number of cancelled bookings was the spark that ignited a…

Reliance Jio’s Lyf becomes fifth largest smartphone player: Counterpoint Research – Economic Times

KOLKATA: Reliance Jio's Lyf branded smartphones has become the fifth largest player in the Indian market capturing 7% share in the January-March…

The smartphone market declined for the first time EVER; Samsung still on top – CNBC

The global smartphone market declined for the first time as major countries like China continue to mature, according to a report. Global smartphone…

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AT&T Wants to Attract Millennials With ‘The Breakfast Club’ – Fortune

AT&T opened its new $5-per-month video streaming service, Fullscreen, this week in an effort to attract more customers from the elusive millennial…

HTC launches phone to revive struggling fortunes – CNBC

Taiwanese electronics firm HTC has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, as it looks to revive its struggling device sales amid…

How the world’s second-largest smartphone market is buying its smartphones – Quartz

Heavy discounting and exclusive launches of smartphones have started to pay off in the Indian e-commerce sector. Read more