Tag Archive: smartphones

Aug 08 2014

3 reasons why the bottom might be falling out of the tablet market

Tablet computer sales have been declining, and are expected to continue into the foreseeable future. Though this might be a surprise to some, here are 3 reasons why the bottom might be falling out of that market. Over the past two financial quarters, global analysts have noted a marked decline in tablet computer sales worldwide. …

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Apr 04 2014

TV, or no TV: trends in digital media market

Based on a new survey published by Deloitte on digital media use, three trends in the digital media market are highlighted and discussed. On 26 March, global analyst firm, Deloitte, released its eighth edition of the “Digital Democracy Survey” (formally the “State of the Media Democracy” survey). For this year’s exercise, over 2,000 persons, aged …

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Feb 21 2014

Smoke and signals: some initial thoughts on Facebook’s purchase of WhatsApps

Facebook’s offer price for WhatsApp, USD 19 million, has been the source of considerable excitement and debate. We jump into the fray with some early thoughts on possible signals and reservations of which tech and app developer communities worldwide should be mindful. On Wednesday, 19 February, shockwaves went through the global tech community by an announcement that …

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Feb 07 2014

Are PCs truly on their way out?

News reports earlier this week is that Sony is selling its Vaio PC line and production will eventually stop. Could this be a signal that the PC business is dead? Over the last few days, most of the major tech publications have been reporting on the electronics giant, Sony’s intention to sell its PC business, …

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Sep 06 2013

3 early takeaways from the Microsoft-Nokia deal

With the ink is just about dry on the agreement to sell of parts of Nokia to Microsoft, this post offers three things that could be learnt from the transaction. Although rumoured for several months, it was officially confirmed this week that Microsoft will be acquiring Nokia’s devices and services businesses, and will license that …

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