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Digitimes Research: China vendors to ship 152 million smartphones globally in 2Q17

China-based vendors will together ship 151.8 million smartphones globally during the second quarter of 2017, increasing 13.0% on quarter but decreasing 2.7% on year and taking up 46.7% of the global total, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 19th, 2017

Market Value: Angry Over Zillow’s Home Prices? You Can Win a Prize by Improving Them

The overall accuracy of Zillow’s estimates has gotten better, and it’s now announcing a $1 million award to sharpen the company’s algorithm further......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News2 hr. 38 min. ago

E Ink, Japan Display co-develop LTPS e-paper

E Ink Holdings (EIH) has revealed it has developed e-paper displays based on LTPS backplanes provided by Japan Display. Such e-paper displays have resolutions of 400ppi (pixels per inch) and 600ppi and can be used in e-book readers, smartphones, tabl.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Shipments of 18:9 smartphone panels to surge in 2H17

In view of fast growing demand for 18:9 all-screen displays from smartphone vendors, panel makers will expand production of such panels in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% on year in 1Q17, says Gartner

Global shipments of smartphones grew 9.1% on year to 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Gartner......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

China propels APeJ growth for fourth consecutive quarter as SMB stimulates increased demand for print, says IDC

According to the latest IDC Asia Pacific Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, the total hardcopy peripherals shipment in 2017Q1 for the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan (APeJ) was 7.27 million units. This is a 5.6% improvement compared to the s.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

HTC rolls out AI device for medical diagnosing applications

HTC has come out with an artificial intelligence (AI)-based device and related applications for medical examination and diagnosis applications, according to Edward Chang, president of healthcare and research unit at HTC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 2 min. ago

Five Software Defined-WAN Vendors Named as IDC Innovators

IDC today published an IDC Innovators report recognizing five software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) vendors with revenue under $100 million......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News8 hr. 18 min. ago

Article: In China, Smart Retailers Are Looking Beyond O2O

China's ecommerce sector is maturing, as smart retailers are looking at transforming their online-to-offline (O2O) strategies into omnichannel......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News9 hr. 38 min. ago

IDC Innovators: SD-WAN, 2017

IDC Innovators are emerging vendors with revenue.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

Elgato"s Thunderbolt 3 Dock for MacBook Pro will arrive in June

MacBook Pro customers were not happy with the loss of legacy ports on the newest models and Apple's discount dongle deal ran out weeks ago. Now, Elgato's new Thunderbolt 3 Dock will help and it has an official ship date. The post Elgato's Thunde.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 54 min. ago

China Propelled APeJ Growth for the fourth Consecutive Quarter as SMB Stimulates Increased Demand for Print, IDC Reports

SINGAPORE, May 25th, 2017 According to the latest IDC Asia Pacific Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, the total hardcopy peripherals shipment in 2017Q1 for the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan (APeJ) was 7.27 million units. This is a 5.6% im.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

CHINA PRINT 2017: Production Print Digital Migration Assessment

This IDC Market Note includes an overall observation of CHINA PRINT 2017 held in Beijing from May 9 to 13, 2017, as well as IDC's viewpoints and outlooks for the migration to digital printing in China. The theme of this exhibition was "green, efficie.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

Fields could walk away from Ford with $57.5 million

Former Ford CEO Mark Fields, ousted by the board after the automaker's stock declined 37 percent on his watch, could walk away with about $57.5 million in compensation......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 10 min. ago

2H16 Country Report on IT Services — People"s Republic of China

This IDC Presentation provides a detailed analysis of the market and competitive landscape in IT services in the People's Republic of China (PRC) from July to December 2016 (2H16). It covers the market size movements and growth trends in each of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

Consumers Trust Robots For Surgery Over Savings, Research Finds

An anonymous reader shares an article: Andy Maguire faces a challenge: tasked with upgrading HSBC's digital-banking systems, he has discovered that customers are twice as likely to trust a robot for heart surgery than for picking a savings account. ".....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock coming in June to relieve MacBook Pro dongle woes

MacBook Pro customers were not happy with the loss of legacy ports on the newest models and Apple's discount dongle deal ran out weeks ago. Now, Elgato's new Thunderbolt 3 Dock will help and it has an official ship date. The post Elgato Thunderbolt 3.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

No cuffs necessary! This sensor can read blood pressure from your fingertip

Researchers at U.S.-based biometrics company Valencell have invented new technology that lets users measure their blood pressure level simply by touching their phone. It could arrive with future smartphones. The post No cuffs necessary! This sensor c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 18 min. ago

Fitness Trackers Out of Step When Measuring Calories, Research Shows

Fitness devices can help monitor heart rate but are unreliable at keeping tabs on calories burned, research has revealed. From a report on The Guardian: Scientists put seven consumer devices through their paces, comparing their data with gold-standar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 30 min. ago

New Ford CEO Hackett"s pay package worth up to $13.4 million

New Ford CEO Jim Hackett's base salary rose from $716,000 to $1.8 million. His total compensation for this year is valued up to $13.4 million......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 10 min. ago

Western Digital Reportedly Ups Bid for Toshiba Memory

Bid worth about $18 million would resolve dispute with NAND partner but would likely heighten regulatory scrutiny......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News19 hr. 46 min. ago