Market Share

VCs should give up on the winner-takes-all approach to investing

VCs shouldn’t get too hung up on a company’s chances of winning an entire category, because most won’t. And that’s fine.

China overtakes US in smart speaker market share

The U.S. no longer leads the smart speaker market, according to new data from Canalys out this morning, which found China’s smart speaker shipments grew by 500% in Q1 2019 to overtake the U.S. a

Slower Smartphone Growth Expected In 2015 As China’s Market Matures

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

Android Nears 80% Market Share In Global Smartphone Shipments, As iOS And BlackBerry Share Slides, Per IDC

Android smartphone shipments grew a whopping 73.5 percent between the second quarter of 2012 and Q2 2013, according to research firm IDC's latest numbers. 187.4 million Android-powered phones shipped

Tablets Take Off In 2012 According To Millennial, With Kindle Fire And iPad Mini Seeing Rapid Growth

In a new report from mobile ad platform Millennial Media, the company compiles its data on mobile device share across its network for all of 2012, revealing that tablets in particular accounted for a

iPhone 5, Galaxy S III, Kindle Fire And Galaxy Tablets The Big Winners in Mobile Traffic Share Growth This Holiday

Mobile ad network Chitika measured traffic from tablets and smartphones via impressions on both the period leading up to Christmas and the period immediately following, and found a few devices grew th

Samsung Tops U.S. Mobile Device Manufacturers, Apple Gains In Hardware And Platform Share

Digital metrics firm comScore today released its most recent mobile market share report, detailing trends in the mobile industry for the three month period ending in September. The survey of over 30,0

StatCounter: Google Chrome Pushes Past Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (Again)

Well, it's official. Or at least it's official if you believe <a href="">in StatCounter's data</a>. Google's Chrome web browser has overtaken

Google Chrome Market Share Drops For First Time In Two Years

Google's move to <a href="">demote the Chrome website in search rankings</a> in January led to a decline in browser market share, according to

Winning To Lose: HP’s Hardware Sales Were Strong But That’s Not Where The Money Is

If you look carefully at why HP bailed on consumer electronics and PCs, there are a few clear and simple reasons. The primary one? HP was number one in sales but - at least by <a HREF="http://amplicat

Nokia gives up Japan (almost), will possibly focus more on China and India

Nokia, the world’s leading mobile phone maker, announced it would stop selling and marketing its handsets in Japan because the market share remained flat over too many years (hovering at around 1% v

iPhone sees big market share drop: Blame BlackBerry?

Apple’s going to release the new iPhone just in the nick of time, as recent data shows its share of the smartphone market dropped 7.5 percent from Q4 2007 to Q1 2008. That’s a pretty big d

Apple blows up in over-$1000 computer sales: 66 percent!

Good show, old bean! Everyone knows that Apple is gaining market share in pretty much every sector, but even in their niche (the luxury market) who knew they had such a commanding lead? Fortune report

Pundit: MacBooks could take 50% notebook share in a year/ Me: Prolly not

I like to think that everyone will buy Macs. I buy Macs regularly and just bought one for my sister- and brother-in-law so they can join me in my OS X joy. But folks who say Apple can hit 50% market s

Apple's market share and the curse of success

Apple’s PC/laptop market share is now 20% in the US and 10% worldwide. That’s cause for celebration, right? The underdog, the computer for weenies and artists, is making inroads in the mai

Apple Market Share Increases

In the past, Apple has never been a big-enough player to top market share lists. But the past few years for the fruit straight outta Cupertino have been good ones. So good, that this year Apple got on

Toshiba HD DVD May Gain Market Share With Lowered MSRP

Lately, Blu-Ray seems to be lurching ahead with increased sales and growing appeal. But come April 1st, the tables may turn for Sony and its next-gen format. According to several retailers who posted

Apple Gains Market Share

Data released by Gartner indicates that in the past 12 months, Apple Mac sales have grown 31 percent from 744,000 to 975,000 units. The gain places Apple fourth in US shipments with 6.1 percent market