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Record $2.3 Billion VR/AR Investment in 2016, says Digi-Capital

Venture Capitalists (VC) and corporate investors spent $2.3 billion on Virtual Reality/ Augmented Reality (VR/AR) startups last year, more than three times the $700 plus million invested in 2015, according to Digi-Capital’s new Augmented/ Virtual Reality…

Juniper Smartphone Quarterly: Global Smartphone Shipments Reach 338 Million Units in Second Quarter 2015, but Growth Rate Slows To 16% Year-Over-Year

Global smartphone shipments reached 338 million units in the second quarter of 2015, however the year-over-year growth rate slowed to 16 percent, according to Juniper Research’s Smartphone Quarterly. The report attributes the primary factor in…

Mobile Payments Introduce ‘Wow’ Factor for Retailers, Strategy Analytics Finds

Early adopters view retail mobile payments as a quicker, more convenient, and “cool” approach to paying over traditional forms. However, concerns over security, continued market fragmentation, lack of consistent acceptance by retailers, and uneducated retail…

Infonetics: Japan’s Mobile Operators Gear Up for 3.5GHz Rollouts

The mobile infrastructure market in Japan fell 19 percent year-over-year in 2014, to $4.1 billion, as 3G investments in the region stalled, according to a new forecast from IHS Inc. subsidiary, Infonetics Research. The Worldwide…

Juniper Research: Tablet Vendors To Experience Massive Shift in Consumer Trends, Sales, and Dominance over the Next Five Years

By 2019, the tablet market is projected to undergo changes in what consumers need and are willing to pay for it which in turn will effect market dominance, according to a recent Juniper Research report.…

Worldwide Smartphone Revenue Declines Five Percent in Second Quarter 2013

Worldwide smartphone revenue declined five percent quarter-over-quarter to total $74 billion in the second quarter of 2013, according to a recent Infonetics Research report. Additionally, Frequency-Division Duplexing-Long Term Evolution (FDD-LTE), one of the two fourth…

Worldwide Mobile Phone Market To Grow 7.3 Percent in 2013 Due to Strong Smartphone Demand

The worldwide mobile phone market is projected to grow 7.3 percent year-over-year in 2013, up from the nearly flat 1.2 percent growth experienced in 2012 and higher than the 5.8 percent originally forecast for 2013,…