Samsung Electronics has revealed that it expects to make an operating profit of 8.4 trillion won for Q1 2014, a decline of 4 percent compared to Q1 2013.
HTC has posted its second loss in three quarters, but can the company’s new line-up of premium and mid-range products put the company back on track?
T-Mobile has done just about the impossible and shown remarkable growth in 2013 and promise for 2014. At the end of 2012, T-Mobile was down 9.8% and coming off their worst point of revenue growth along with being the only major company not offering the iPhone.
Samsung’s YoY profit rose by 27% during 2013. Mobile revenue is leading the way with growth of 32%. However, Q4 profits took a hit as a result of high marketing expenses.
VisionMobile’s recent Developer Economics survey has found that the app revenue gap between Android and iOS is shrinking, and Windows isn’t doing too bad either.
With Apple and Samsung stock prices struggling, and as HTC failed to meet its revenue targets, we examine the current state of the smartphone industry.
Analysts are concerned that the aggressive marketing strategies employed by Samsung and Sony will force HTC to spend more on advertising, or else risk losing out on sales in the high-end smartphone market.
Green Dot introduces a purely online bank called GoBank, which lets users transact via smartphone app as well as Visa-branded debit cards.
Service providers MetroPCS and Cricket recently launched their financing programs, which enable users to purchase high-end smartphones without having to put down a small fortune upfront. Instead customers can cough up just a fraction of the initial cost and pay the rest back via monthly installments. But is this really as good a deal as it seems and how does this financing actually work?
If you happen to own Google stock, it’s time to celebrate. Just one day after Android’s fourth birthday, Google’s share price has hit an all-time high, breaking the previous record, which was set all the way back in November of 2007.