LG India to launch TD LTE phones

LG Electronics to close mobile phone business

LG Electronics announced that it is closing its mobile phone business unit enabling the South Korean company to focus on growth areas such as...
Smartphone customers on 4G network

Consumers spent $32 bn on in-app purchases across iOS and Google Play

Consumers have spent $32 billion on in-app purchases across iOS and Google Play globally in Q1 this year as millions stayed home during the...
Oppo retail store network

OPPO manufactures one smartphone every three seconds in India

OPPO said it is now manufacturing one smartphone every three seconds at its 110-acre facility in Noida, India. The company said that the smartphone factory...
Smartphone battery market share 2020

Smartphone battery revenue grew 7% to $7.5 bn: Strategy Analytics

The revenue of smartphone battery cells market increased 7 percent to $7.5 billion in 2020, according to Strategy Analytics. The revenue growth in smartphone battery...
Spotify music streaming

Spotify buys Locker Room app’s maker Betty Labs in live audio push

Spotify has purchased Betty Labs, the company behind sports-focused social audio app Locker Room, to accelerate its move into live audio. New voice-based platforms, including...
Apple supplier Foxconn

Foxconn revenue increases 15% in fourth quarter

Foxconn said its fourth-quarter revenue rose 15 percent -- driven by a more than 15 percent revenue increase from consumer electronics including smartphones, which...
eSIM buisness

eSIMs devices will reach 3.4 bn driven by smartphones and IoT

The number of eSIMs installed in connected devices will increase from 1.2 billion in 2021 to 3.4 billion in 2025, according to Juniper Research. eSIMs...
Line Messaging app

Japan govt to halt its use of messaging app Line

The Japanese government has decided to temporarily halt its use of popular messaging app Line, owned by SoftBank Corp’s Z Holdings, to handle sensitive...
Smartphone display panel market revenue 2020

Smartphone display panel revenue up 7% to $43 bn: Strategy Analytics

Strategy Analytics said Samsung Display is the leader in the smartphone display panel market with 50 percent revenue share in 2020. BOE Technology is the second largest...
PUBG Mobile

PUBG Mobile reports 1 bn downloads outside since 2018 launch

Chinese tech giant Tencent said its cellphone game PUBG Mobile has surpassed 1 billion accumulated downloads outside China. PUBG Mobile, the mobile version of Playerunknown’s...
OnePlus 9R smartphone price in India

OnePlus brings 9 series and 9R smartphones to India

OnePlus has launched its 9 series along with an India-specific smartphone called 9R and a smartwatch globally. The retail price of OnePlus 9 Pro for...
Lenovo wearables India

More than a half-billion wearables were sold: Strategy Analytics

More than a half-billion wearables were sold worldwide for the first time ever in 2020. TWS Bluetooth earbuds and smartwatches from Apple, Xiaomi and others were...
LG Electronics Korea

LG Electronics may shut down loss-making smartphone business

LG Electronics is likely to shut down the loss-making smartphone business unit as the South Korean tech giant is yet to find a buyer. LG,...

Whatsapp, Messenger, Instagram face technical issue

Facebook has fixed a technical issue that caused a global outage of its services after more than a million people reported problems with its...
Spotify music streaming

Spotify pays over $5 billion in royalties to rights holders

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Music streaming service Spotify has paid over $23 billion in royalties to rights holders, including over $5 billion in 2020, reports The Verge. Rights holders...
Xiaomi Indonesia

Xiaomi to grab third place in global smartphone market in 2021

Xiaomi is expected to grab third place in the global smartphone market in 2021 – behind Samsung and Apple. China-based Xiaomi will solidify its grip...



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