Canada will be home to a new venture capital fund that will invest in enterprise cloud startups. Its backer? Salesforce Ventures, the global investment arm of Salesforce, a leading cloud-hosted busin
Bitcoin and crypto aren’t the only things on the decline, sales of tablet devices once again dropped in 2017, according to new data. Figures from analyst firm IDC show that overall tablet shipme
Apple's return to growth in the saturated China smartphone market was echoed by a report from IDC, which attributes the rise in Apple's market share to the strong sales of the new iPhone 8/8 Plus. Ap
If you’re looking for a market with smartphone sales growth potential then India usually comes to mind, but the market is moving forward with much promise in Indonesia, the world’s fourth
The joke in the smartphone space in years past was how screens just kept getting bigger -- stretching palms and making you look ridiculous when held up to the head to talk.
Oppo is not a name that is anything like as familiar as Apple, Xiaomi or Huawei worldwide, but there’s further proof that it is most definitely one to watch, according the findings of a new r
It’s hard to know if the Apple Watch is a hit or a miss. The company doesn’t disclose sales numbers directly, but Tim Cook wanted to react to IDC’s report on wearables, saying that sales are doi
IDC’s latest world wide wearable numbers are in, and everything looks to be coming up Fitbit. As smartwatch numbers declined, the larger wearable space is up overall, thanks in no small part to the
Maybe not everyone is convinced they need a smartwatch? According to a new industry report from IDC out this morning, smartwatch shipments experienced “significant” declines in the third q
Smartphone sales have peaked, but if you're looking for places in the world where the trend is still upwards and the surface is just being scratched, then Southeast Asia is one place to keep in mind.
India continues to be one of the rare growth markets in the global smartphone industry after lodging a 17 percent year-on-year increase in shipments in the second quarter of 2016, according to a new r
The most recent numbers out of analyst firm IDC show a major shakeup in the Chinese smartphone market for Q2. During an especially rough quarter, local handset maker Xiaomi’s shipment dipped signifi
According to new numbers posted by IDC, smartwatch shipments are down for the second quarter of this year, marking the first drop of its kind. And it’s not insignificant falloff – moving from 5.1
India's smartphone market is heralded as the largest opportunity in mobile right now, but the country's top players are being disrupted as newcomers, mainly from China, rush into the country.
Conventional wisdom dictates that Apple performs best in Western markets, where operator-subsidized contracts are most popular and consumer spending power is greater, but it turns out the U.S. company
The numbers are in, and it’s not good news – for tablet sales that is. A pair of new market share reports show declining numbers of tablets shipped in 2015. According to one report from St
According to a new report out this morning from IDC, Apple is now the number two wearable maker, thanks to its Apple Watch, coming in just behind market leader Fitbit during the second quarter of 20
Analysts at IDC have lowered their projections about how much they expect the smartphone market to grow in 2015. Earlier this year, IDC said shipments would grow at 11.3 percent year-over-year, but t
After a slow start to 2015, smartphone shipments to India recovered in the second quarter, boosted by models that cost $100 or less. According to IDC, 26.5 million devices were shipped to India during
The writing has been on the wall for some time, but analysts at IDC are again confirming today that the worldwide smartphone market will continue to see its overall growth slow in 2015. The firm says