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Taiwan’s drought is exposing just how much water chipmakers like TSMC use (and reuse)

Brady Wang, an analyst at Counterpoint Research, says that in a normal year, flush with typhoons, “no one would notice the chip industry’s water…

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Huawei launches its own operating system on smartphones in challenge to Google Android

HarmonyOS could “attract the developer ecosystem and increase the install base of devices really fast,” Neil Shah, partner at Counterpoint Research,…

China’s Xiaomi Shrugs Off Covid-19 and Trump

Xiaomi’s revenue last quarter rose 55% year over year while its gross profit grew 87%, the company said Wednesday. Xiaomi sold 49.4 million…

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This is why hardly anyone buys Google’s Pixel phones

Google’s Pixel marketing plan has demonstrated there’s plenty of room for it to invest more. But Counterpoint Research’s Neil Shah thinks Google may…

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Foxconn Teams Up With Taiwanese Electronic-Parts Maker Yageo To Expand Into Chips

“I don't see many challenges for this cooperation,” says Brady Wang, an associate director in Taipei with market-analysis firm Counterpoint Research.…

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Fix for critical Qualcomm chip flaw is making its way to Android devices

The vulnerability, discovered by researchers from security firm Check Point Research, resides in Qualcomm’s Mobile Station Modem, a system of chips…

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Samsung ranks 2nd in Q1 smartphone revenue: report

The South Korean tech titan logged a revenue share of 17.5 percent in the January-March period, down from 20.2 percent a year earlier, according to…

Apple trims AirPods production plans as sales lose steam

Liz Lee, an analyst with Counterpoint Research, told Nikkei Asia that her agency expects global shipments of true wireless headphones to grow 33%…

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Smartphone average storage crossed 100GB in 2020: Counterpoint

According to a Counterpoint Research report, the average smartphone NAND flash storage capacity in smartphones has surpassed the 100GB mark for the…

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Samsung Q1 profit likely surged 45% on bumper smartphone, appliance sales

The world's largest smartphone maker is estimated to have cornered roughly 23% of global market in the quarter, thanks to that launch and…

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China’s Xiaomi launches premium phone to challenge Apple and Samsung and fill void left by Huawei

Huawei saw its global shipments fall 41% year-on-year in the fourth quarter, according to Counterpoint Research. In Europe alone, shipments plunged…

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Chip shortage: Samsung warns of ‘serious imbalance’

"The semiconductor manufacturers are working hard to fill the gaps in supply," Counterpoint Research partner Peter Richardson said. "But it will…

Xiaomi Shares Soar in Hong Kong After $1.3 Billion Buyback Plan

In January, it ranked a close second to Oppo with 20% of the Chinese smartphone market, capturing much of the online clientele that Huawei has been…

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Fitbit’s first product since being acquired by Google is just for kids

Although Fitbit’s 2020 holiday lineup held its own against competition from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, and others, the company didn’t gain any market…

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Oppo overtakes Huawei to lead Chinese smartphone market for first time

Oppo has become the best-selling smartphone brand in China for the first time ever, according to figures from Counterpoint Research. Read more

Huawei’s Growing Wearable Business Now Supports Third-Party Apps

According to a report last year by Counterpoint Research, Huawei is the world’s third largest smartwatch maker with an 8.3% global market share,…

India Offers $1 Billion in Perks to Entice Computer Makers From China

New Delhi is hoping the laptop and tablet industry can follow in the footsteps of the smartphone industry. India’s smartphone market used to be…

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Xiaomi overhauls Samsung and Huawei in Russia Online Smartphone market during Q4 2020: Counterpoint

Russia is an equally important market for Chinese brands. Last Quarter(Q3), Huawei led there with a 27.8% share in the Online Smartphone market.…