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Benedict Evans, a consultant at UK-based research firm Enders Analysis, has a great post describing the market for smartphones (and phones more broadly) in three charts and about 600 words. Admirable economy! Let me try to compress the argument even further.
If one looks at profits, only two companies
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On top of all that, it also lost its senior vice-president of user-experience design. Tim Parsey, who joined the company in 2011, has left, as first
While Lenovo is one of the fastest-rising smartphone makers today, many Americans wouldn’t know it when the company has never officially sold handsets in the country. They might soon be well acquainted, according to CEO Yang Yuanqing: he wants Lenovo to be selling smartphones in the US within a year’s
A 2011 study found that one in six mobile devices has fecal matter on it as a result of bringing them into the bathroom, but does that include company-owned gadgets, too?
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