Wall Street Beat: Mixed News for Chips as Groupon IPO Soars

PCWorld - 5 Nov, 2011
There was mixed news on PC and microprocessor market growth this week, while the Groupon initial public offering Friday showed that there are plenty of people betting that social media will continue to drive technology trends ...

Android grows in US smartphone market; Samsung holds steady

ZDNet (blog) - 5 Nov, 2011
Summary: Samsung stays at the top of the mobile manufacturer list in the US, but the iPhone 4S could make a significant dent in the next report. Despite its continuing rise internationally, ...

Apple Good For $500 Stock Price Even If iPhone Share Slips

Forbes - 5 Nov, 2011
Apple has had a string of minor setbacks ever since it announced its quarterly results on October 19. Last week Strategy Analytics came out with a report which showed that as of Q3 2011 Samsung has overtaken Apple in the global smartphone market. ...

Samsung confirmed as smartphone chief as growth continues, says IDC

The Guardian - 5 Nov, 2011
This article was published on guardian.co.uk at 22.57 GMT on Thursday 3 November 2011 . It was last modified at 16.26 GMT on Friday 4 November 2011 . Worldwide smartphone sales (red) v worldwiide PC sales, from 2007 to Q3 2011. ...

Smartphone sales growth sluggish as Samsung soars (survey)

ZDNet (blog) - 5 Nov, 2011
Summary: Samsung can celebrate success in the smartphone market, but overall, smartphone sales have slowed. Despite some legal problems around the world surrounding the Galaxy S series, Samsung has found ...

Samsung outshines Apple in smartphone shipments, market share

CNET - 5 Nov, 2011
Jumping past Apple, Samsung has become the new world leader in the smartphone arena, according to data released yesterday by IDC. Among all smartphone manufacturers, Samsung earned the top ...

IDC confirms Samsung as the top smartphone supplier

ZDNet UK (blog) - 5 Nov, 2011
News and comment on what's happening in the technology industry, and the direction it's heading. IDC has confirmed that "Samsung became the new leader in the worldwide smartphone market" in the third quarter of ...

Samsung Ships More Smartphones Than Apple

PCWorld - 5 Nov, 2011
Samsung beat out Apple and other phone makers in the last quarter, shipping more smartphones all over the world than anyone else, according to a report from IDC. The report finds the worldwide smartphone market ...

Samsung grabs No.1 spot in smart phone market share

eTaiwan News - 5 Nov, 2011
International Data Corporation (IDC), a leading US intelligence firm for global markets, says that Samsung was the world's biggest smart phone manufacturer in Q3 with a two-digit jump in sales during the quarter. ...

Expat technology: Samsung top smartphone sales

Telegraph.co.uk (blog) - 5 Nov, 2011
By chrismarshall Smartphone sales dominated a lot of the headlines this week, with Sprint Nextel delighted at the new subscriber numbers resulting from the four-year deal to sell iPhones that they signed on October 14. Samsung became the world's top ...

Pre-orders open for iPhone 4S

Stuff.co.nz - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
COME AND GET IT: The iPhone 4S is now available for pre-order in New Zealand. Shoppers are limited to two iPhone 4S handsets per order and a note on the website says pre-ordered devices will be delivered between November 15 and November 28. ...

IDC: Samsung Passes Apple to Top Global Smartphone Market

PC Magazine - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
Samsung has taken over the top spot in the global smartphone market while Apple slipped to second place after a brief stint in the No. 1 position, a leading industry research firm says. The overall smartphone market grew 42.6 percent ...

Samsung Tops Apple to Become World's No. 1 Smartphone Maker

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
AP Exclusive: Giffords vows return to Congress 11.04.11 Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Samsung Electronics Co. became the world's biggest smartphone maker last quarter, pushing Apple Inc. into second place, as its phone shipments more than tripled, according to ...

Samsung, Apple, Keep Smartphone Race Hot: IDC

InformationWeek (blog) - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
Nokia, HTC, and RIM round out the top five smartphone makers worldwide in the third quarter, IDC says. And Q4 will be a doozy. By Eric Zeman InformationWeek The mix of smartphone manufacturers making up the top five OEMs in the world has been changing ...

Samsung Tops Apple to Become World's No. 1 Smartphone Maker

BusinessWeek - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
Nov. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Samsung Electronics Co. became the world's biggest smartphone maker last quarter, pushing Apple Inc. into second place, as its phone shipments more than tripled, according to the market research firm IDC. ...

Samsung hits top smartphone vendor spot globally in Q3

Computerworld - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
Computerworld - Samsung boosted its global smartphone shipments by 223% in the third quarter, taking the top spot for the first time among smartphone vendors, with Apple in second, IDC said Thursday. Samsung took 20% market share with ...

Samsung Takes Top Spot as Smartphone Market Grows 42.6% in the Third Quarter ...

MarketWatch (press release) - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Nov 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The worldwide smartphone market grew 42.6% year over year in the third quarter of 2011 (3Q11), despite a slowdown within key mature markets. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) ...

LG seeks cash to save its smartphone biz

Register - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
By Brid-Aine Parnell • Get more from this author LG Electronics is planning to raise 1.0621 trillion won (£588m) in a shares issue so it can pour funds into core businesses like smartphones and take on new staff, its board said today. ...

'LG rights issue won't help it win smartphone wars'

Times of India - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
(LG Electronics' plan to raise $945 million from shareholders looks like a risky attempt to vault back into the smartphone game.) HONG KONG: LG Electronics' plan to raise $945 million from shareholders looks like a risky attempt to vault back into the ...

Smart-phone market set to grow

Prague Post - ‎Nov 3, 2011‎
Samsung unveiled its new smart phone using Google's Android "Ice Cream Sandwich" operating system in Hong Kong Oct. 19. The competition between the Google Android and Apple smart-phone ...

HTC beats Samsung in American smartphone market with 24% Share

Economic Times - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
TAIPEI | TORONTO: HTC edged out Samsung Electronics to become the largest smartphone vendor in the US, capitalising on the Android platform's popularity and a lull in demand for iPhones to overtake Apple and Research In Motion. ...

Samsung, LG Cited for Best TVs in US

The Chosun Ilbo - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
A number of TVs made by Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have been selected as the Best Products of the Year by US magazine Consumer Reports. In its November issue, it chose LG's 47-inch LCD TV as the best model among 46- to 47-inch TVs. ...

HTC Overtakes Samsung, Apple in US

The Chosun Ilbo - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
Taiwanese phone maker HTC took the top spot in the US smartphone market, the largest in the world, overtaking Samsung Electronics and Apple in the third quarter. Quoting statistics from research firm Canalys, Bloomberg on Tuesday said HTC had a 24 ...

Ep. 71: No Galaxy Nexus for Black Friday

CNET - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
To play this video, you need Javascript enabled and the latest version of Flash installed. Install Flash now Video description: Jason Howell from TWiT TV joins us live as we get hands on with the Galaxy Nexus. We also take a look at a new nook, ...

Apple Could Knock Samsung From Smartphone Perch With iPhone 4S

Forbes - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
Last week, Strategy Analytics came out with a report showing that as of Q3 2011 Samsung had overtaken Apple in the global smartphone market. [1] This was not surprising considering that Apple had a comparatively weaker last quarter when it could only ...

BlackBerry nicks iPhone's UK smartphone crown

Register - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
Smartphone sales went backwards in the UK during Q3 as customers abandoned Nokia and Apple. The figures don't look good when compared to last year's storming sales, and it's clear shoppers held off buying new ...

Iphone 4S fails to make top spot

Inquirer - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
By Kate O'Flaherty CAPPUCCINO COMPANY Apple's Iphone 4S has failed to make the top spot as Samsung's Galaxy S II has maintained its lead, according to Uswitch data. According to Uswitch's October mobile tracker, the Galaxy S II is the most popular ...

HTC tops smartphone sales in US

Times of India - ‎Nov 2, 2011‎
TAIPEI: HTC Corp edged out Samsung Electronics Co to become the largest smartphone vendor in the US, capitalizing on the Android platform's popularity and a lull in demand for iPhones to overtake Apple Inc and Research In Motion Ltd. A 10 ...

HTC Takes Lead in US Smartphone Market as Apple, RIM Decline

BusinessWeek - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- HTC Corp. edged out Samsung Electronics Co. to become the largest smartphone vendor in the US, capitalizing on the Android platform's popularity and a lull in demand for iPhones to overtake Apple Inc. ...

Nearly half of Britons own smartphones, with Android ahead

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Nov 1, 2011‎
More than two thirds of all mobile phone purchases are now smartphones and 43.8 per cent of Britons owns one. Google's Android operating system powers most of those phones (49.9 per cent), ...

 

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