News tagged with emerging market

RIM unveils cheaper BlackBerry (Update 2)

Research In Motion unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry aimed at consumers in emerging markets on Tuesday, and said it will offer its once-popular BlackBerry Messenger service on iPhones and devices running Google's Android software.

dateMay 14, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Taiwan's HTC reports record low net profit

Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC said Monday net profit slumped 98.1 percent in the three months to March compared to a year earlier, hitting a record low of Tw$85 million ($2.83 million).

dateApr 08, 2013 in Business
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PC market losing more ground to tablets

Sales of traditional desktop and mobile personal computers are expected to drop 7.6 percent this year as consumers shift to tablets and other devices, a market tracker said Thursday.

dateApr 04, 2013 in Business
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Smartphone sales to top 900 million in 2013

Smartphone sales are expected to extend their strong growth trend in 2013 with some 918 million units worldwide, led by gains in big emerging markets China, Brazil and India, a survey showed Monday.

dateMar 04, 2013 in Business
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