More than a quarter of users abandon wearable devices, says Gartner

Priya Singh

Smartwatches and fitness trackers stand the risk of being abandoned rather fast. A latest survey by research firm Gartner Inc. ....

7 December, 2016

Wearables market grows by 3% in Q3; Fitbit, Xiaomi beat Apple: IDC

Priya Singh

Global wearables market grew by 3.1% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2016 with fitness bands registering a double digit growth. ....

7 December, 2016

Indian PC shipments in Q3 fall 22.5%

Varun Arora

The overall PC shipments in India for Q3 2016 (July-September 2016) declined 22.5% over Q3 2015 to 2.51 million units, according ....

22 November, 2016

India's tablet computer market declined 5.6% last quarter: IDC


Tablet shipments in India declined by 5.6 per cent to 0.98 million units in April-June compared to the same period last year, ....

26 August, 2016

Smartphone maker Lava strengthens top deck

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Homegrown mobile handset maker Lava International Ltd—that manufactures mobile phones under the brand name Lava—has appointed ....

20 June, 2016

Indian smartphone shipments drop 8.2% in January-March: IDC


Smartphone shipments in the country shrank by 8.2 per cent to 23.5 million units in January-March 2016 from 25.6 million units ....

17 May, 2016

Exclusive: SME-focused online recruitment platform Zwayam raises $250K

Binu Paul

Bangalore-based Zwayam Digital Pvt. Ltd, which runs an online recruitment platform targeting small and medium businesses under ....

3 May, 2016

Half of India's new smartphones are locally manufactured: IDC

Priya Prasad

Every second smartphone shipped in the quarter ended December 31, 2015 was locally manufactured in India, research firm International ....

19 February, 2016

IDC's Jaideep Mehta backs beauty and wellness marketplace Stylofie

Binu Paul

Jaideep Mehta, South Asia MD of research firm IDC, has invested an undisclosed amount in beauty and wellness marketplace Stylofie. As ....

9 February, 2016

India the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia-Pacific in Q3; overall shipments touched 23.3M units: IDC

Anand Rai

India was the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia-Pacific with a quarter-on-quarter growth of close to 27 per cent in the ....

26 November, 2014

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi jumps to No.3 spot in the worldwide smartphone market: IDC

Anand Rai

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has jumped to the number three spot in the worldwide smartphone market, behind Samsung ....

30 October, 2014

India sees over 186% growth in smartphone sales in Q1, is one of the fastest growing markets in APAC region: IDC

Anand Rai

India was the highest growing smartphone market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region with a year-on-year (YoY) smartphone shipment ....

5 June, 2014

Tablet sales in India shrink by a third in Q1 to 0.78M units: IDC

Anand Rai

India's overall tablet shipments for the first quarter of 2014 stood at 0.78 million units, recording a year on year decrease ....

29 May, 2014

Overall Indian tablet shipments in CY 2013 touch 4.14M units, a y-o-y increase of over 56%: IDC

Anand Rai

India's overall tablet shipments in the calendar year (CY) 2013 stood at 4.14 million units, recording a year on year growth of ....

6 March, 2014

BlackBerry goes back to basics in quest to recover customers


BlackBerry Ltd unveiled a new, cheaper touchscreen smartphone and a "classic" model with a keyboard on Tuesday, as it tries to ....

26 February, 2014

Global smartphone shipments to cross 1B in 2013; lower prices to be key driver for future growth: IDC

Anand Rai

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to surpass the 1 billion unit mark in 2013, representing a 39.3 per cent growth over ....

28 November, 2013

Big data heralds return of the Cray supercomputer


"Big data" means big computers, and good news for Cray Inc. The pioneer of supercomputers in the 1970s stood on the brink of obscurity ....

21 October, 2013

Windows Phone is the second-largest smartphone platform in India, after Android: IDC

Sonam Gulati

Windows Phone is the second most widely used smartphone platform in India, according to an IDC Asia Pacific Mobile Phone Tracker ....

18 September, 2013

9.3M smartphones shipped in Q2 2013; Micromax closing in on Samsung for no.1 spot, riding the 'phablet' wave: IDC

Anand Rai

The Indian smartphone market almost tripled its shipments year on year (YoY) in the second quarter of 2013. Vendors shipped a ....

30 August, 2013

Microsoft reorganization - Crafty or confusing?

Adam Hartung

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer appears to be planning a major reorganization. The apparent objective is to help the company move ....

6 June, 2013

PC quarterly sales plummet, sharpest drop on record


Personal computer sales plunged 14 per cent in the first three months of the year, the biggest decline in two decades of keeping ....

11 April, 2013