• Apple had the worst first quarter in European smartphone market in five years

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    While Apple's hardship in markets like China and India has been well-documented and much discussed in the last year or so, tracking a worrying trend of declining sales numbers and stagnant profits, the International Data Corporation is out today with a report that sheds light on the company's troubles across a different region.
    Unsurprisingly, iPhone shipments took a dive during the first three months of 2019 in Europe, just as they did everywhere else, but Apple's Q1 market share on the old continent was not only significantly lower than the same figure posted a year ago. ...
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  • Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends report highlights China's short-form videos and super apps

    Mary Meeker's 2019 Internet Trends report highlights China's short-form videos and super apps

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    This year's edition of Mary Meeker's Internet Trends report, released earlier today, once again included a section on China prepared by Hillhouse Capital. There are now 3.8 billion Internet users globally, more than half of the world's population, but growth is slowing (as demonstrated by declining smartphone shipments). Internet leaders in China can continue helping companies in other countries find ways to engage their users, the way WeChat launched features, including mini-programs and e-commerce, that are now ubiquitous in messaging and social media apps around the world.
    China has the...
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  • China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says

    China and India account for most internet users, 2019 Internet Trends report says

    2 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    The much anticipated annual internet statistics and trends report from Mary Meeker is here. The noted venture capitalist published her 333-slide Internet Trends report Tuesday ahead of a presentation at Recode's Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Meeker, the Bond Capital founder and former Kleiner Perkins general partner, has tracked internet statistics and technology trends since 1995 when she was an analyst at Morgan Stanley. Here are some of the highlights from this year's report: More than half the world's population - 3.8 billion - is online. China and India lead the pack...
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