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Patent Holding Company Intertrust Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Apple





According to The Wall Street Journal, patent holding company Intertrust has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging that Cupertino-based company infringes on 15 of its patents. Intertrust licenses and invents technologies for digital rights management and currently holds more than 150 patents.


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Thursday, March 21st, 2013. 1:50

iPad mini with Retina display may be released in second half of 2013



Paul Semenza, an analyst at research firm DisplaySearch, tells CNET that the iPad mini with Retina display may appear in the third or fourth quarter of this year.

 


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Saturday, March 16th, 2013. 18:55

In 2012 Samsung Outpaced Apple In Advertising Spending



The Wall Street Journal published a new report outlining Samsung’s aggressive advertising in 2012 based on the latest data from research company Kantar Media. The report notes that Samsung significantly increased its phone ad spending from $78M in 2011 to $401M in 2012, 20 percent higher than $333M spend by Apple.


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Wednesday, March 13th, 2013. 20:40

IDC Estimates Android Will Overtake Apple In Worldwide Tablet Market In 2013



Research firm IDC today published updated 2013 estimates for worldwide tablet shipments. The company increased its estimates from 172.4 million to 190.9 million units for the year and claims that shipments of Android-based tablets will continue to rise and eat into Apple’s marketshare. IDC notes that Android will take 48.8 percent of the worldwide tablet market by the end of this year, compared to 41.5% in its previous forecast, while Apple is predicted to capture 46.0%, down from 51% in 2012.


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Tuesday, March 12th, 2013. 21:34

Analysts Suggest Apple Will Miss Its Revenue Forecast For 2Q 2013



Citi analysts issued a new research note claiming that Apple will miss its own revenue estimates of $41-43 billion for the second quarter by more than $500 million.

According to CNET, the research note says that reduced demand for iPhone 5 related components in Apple supply chain indicates that there is a softer demand for iPhone 4S and iPhone 5.


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Wednesday, March 6th, 2013. 22:57

Analyst Says Cheaper iPhone and iPhone 5S Will Launch in August/September



Taiwan's Commercial Times points to a research note issed by an analyst Kirk Yang from Barclays claiming that Apple is planning to launch a lower-cost iPhone and an iPhone 5S in the August/September timeframe.


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Friday, March 1st, 2013. 22:20

Apple plans to sell more iPhones in India



The Wall Street Journal reports on recent Apple’s operations to increase sales in India, one of the fastest growing markets in the world. The company recently launched iTunes and Apple TV there. There also were rumors that Apple was planning to open retail stores in India.

 


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Wednesday, February 27th, 2013. 19:43

iPhone 5 And 4S Topped The List Of Smartphone Shipments In 4Q 2012



In November, research company Strategy Analytics claimed that Samsung's Galaxy S III had become the best-selling smartphone worldwide in the third quarter of last year, taking advantage of iPhone 4S decreased sales ahead of the iPhone 5 launch.

The firm’s latest research published today shows that Apple easily retook the title for the fourth quarter of 2012 with the iPhone 5 shipments reaching 27.4 million units for 12,6 percent of the market.


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Thursday, February 21st, 2013. 0:35

Apple Preparing For Event Next Month To Introduce Developer Tools For TV?



Citing "channel checks", аnalyst Peter Misek from Jeffries today said in a research note that Apple seems to be preparing to introduce Developer Tools for TV at a special event next month. Misek believes the company might begin setting the stage for the rumored television set by releasing developer tools that reportedly would also allow third parties to create apps for the current Apple TV set-top box.


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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013. 21:35

iPhone For The First Time Took Top Spot For Mobile Web Usage



Analytics company StatCounter today published the result of the new research on mobile Internet usage in January 2013. Last month iPhone users held the number one position, while Nokia experienced a considerable decline in 2012.


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Monday, February 4th, 2013. 20:46

4.94-inch iPhone layout Plus show why an enhanced version may make sense



Due to rumors of a much larger "iPhone Math", developer of the Instapaper, Marco Arment conducted research and provided several layouts that show how Apple may reach 5-inch iPhone without breaking existing applications ecosystem.


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Friday, February 1st, 2013. 20:39

Apple Has Become The #1 Vendor Of Mobile Phones In U.S. For The First Time



According to a new research from Strategy Analytics, Apple outstripped Samsung for the first time ever to become the number one vendor of mobile phones in U.S. The report notes that Apple sold 17.7 million iPhones during the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to 16.8 million sold by Samsung and 4.7 million sold by LG holding the third place.


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Friday, February 1st, 2013. 15:58

RIM released the next-generation smartphone BlackBerry Z10



Research in Motion announced the launch of a new generation smartphone, theZ10. RIM also announced a corporate rebranding, officially changing the name of the company on the BlackBerry.


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iPhone Users Spend The Most For Monthly Carrier Bills



AllThingsD reports on a new research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners showing that iPhone users on average spend the most for monthly carrier bills. The research company polled smartphone users in the period from October to December 2012 and found that 59% of iOS users spend more than $100 per month.


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Wednesday, January 30th, 2013. 21:13

In Q4 2012 Android And iOS Captured Record 92% Of Global Smartphone Market



According to the Strategy Analytics’ latest research measuring global smartphone OS shipments for the fourth quarter of 2012, Android and iOS together represented 92% of all shipments. Both operating systems were able to considerably increase their market shares over Q3, with global smartphone shipments over the year reaching a record 700.1 million units.


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Monday, January 28th, 2013. 19:33