Apple kicks off 2015 with App Store sales record

Apple announced that it set a new sales record for its App Store in the first week of January. The company claimed that App Store customers spent close to half a billion dollars on paid apps and in-app purchases during …

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HTC quarterly revenue rises for first time since 2011

HTC reported its first quarterly revenue increase since 2011 as it appeared to benefit from its new mid-range smartphones and tablet produced in collaboration with Google. The Taiwanese vendor reported revenue of TWD47.86 billion ($1.5 billion) in its unaudited results …

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Smartphones tighten grip as Chinese players continue march — Gartner

Global smartphone sales grew 20.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2014, fuelled by record growth in emerging markets, according to Gartner. The latest figures from the analyst firm showed that while total mobile phone sales remained flat (455.8 …

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