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smartphone Archives

Samsung overtakes Apple in smartphone shipments as Xiaomi closes in

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd reclaimed its crown as the world's biggest smartphone maker from Apple in the first quarter, ...

Smartphone smuggling ring busted

Hong Kong Customs has smashed a suspected cross-boundary smartphone smuggling syndicate this week.

Pepsi smartphone planned for China

A Pepsi smartphone will soon be launched in China after the US beverage giant teamed with an unnamed technology manufact...

Flipkart to use Singapore image search tech

Indian online marketplace Flipkart has adopted image search technology developed by ViSenze in Singapore.

Kodak makes comeback

Kodak – the famous photography brand almost killed off by the digital revolution – has made a comeback. In a...

Oppo opens Singapore flagship

Chinese mobile phone brand Oppo has opened a flagship retail store in Singapore. The store, located in Suntec City, is a...

Five key consumer trends in 2014

What trends will consumers be buying into in 2014? Global research house Mintel has identified five key trends set to im...

Smartphone sales surge in SE Asia

Intensifying demand propelled Southeast Asia’s smartphone sales volume by 61 per cent in the first nine months. Th...

Xiaomi to open 18 shops

China’s smartphone maker Xiaomi is to open 18 shops before the year ends – but not to sell phones. The 18 br...

HTC China in massive expansion

Taiwanese phone maker HTC is planning to massively expand its Chinese footprint. HTC says it aims to have 4000 stores ac...