Firm Flies on as a Shot-Up Shturmovik In an interview on July 4 with the Financial Times, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei revealed that this is his favourite image of his company — a photo of a shot-up Shturmovik, a Russian Il-2 ground-attack aircraft riddled with shell holes but still in the air. Produced by the […]
Most people around the world no longer buy a phone from a mobile operator, but this remains the retail outlet where all the big brands want to be — for good reason.
Apple used the Mac to launch the iPhone 12 years ago, but the iPhone grew into a far bigger product. Globally the company shipped 209 million iPhones in 2018 according to IDC data, against 18 million Macs. Apple then leveraged the global position of the iPhone to launch the iPad (in 2010) and then the […]
Globally the smartphone market is no longer expanding. IDC forecasts an increase of just 1.8% in units to 2023, with volumes rising over the 1.5 billion unit threshold annually after a dip this year. Where does that leave emerging markets, which for many years were a motor of growth?