Smartphones
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Sony launching drones to supplement smartphone business

Vendor to start selling drones in commercial space in first half of 2016

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Gartner: Apple iPhone slows Samsung, competitor sales in Q2

Research firm reports increase in sales for Apple, decrease for rival Samsung

Instant messaging apps

Custom app development is new channel black

Differentiation is key as service space becomes more cutthroat and continues to evolve, VAR claims

Axe chopping wood

Lenovo set to axe five percent of global workforce

Chinese vendor hit by disappointing Motorola performance and continually shrinking PC market

A partial eclipse of the sun

Gartner: U.S eclipsed by China as it becomes Apple’s biggest customer

Analyst figures show emerging regions as the star performers in global smartphone market, but Apple is gaining ground in China

Motorola's Project Ara intends to bring modular customisation to smartphones

IDC: Tablets, PCs will lose market share to smartphones by 2019

Analyst says users are opting for smartphones as their preferred connected device

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Samsung targeting the channel, Internet of Things

Giant announced B2B plans during annual shareholder meeting

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Dell: Workplace devices rotating

Desktop remains device of choice in workplace

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Samsung loses smartphone top spot

Q4 figures shows Korean giant no longer king

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Latin America is powerhouse of smartphone market growth

Region sees a significant 59 percent sales increase, while North America comes in fifth place with 28 percent growth

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Channelnomics' top five stories of the week - 28 August 2015

Check out which articles grabbed the most attention this week

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Editor's voice: The week's channel chatter - 28 August 2015

What's been happening this week on Channelnomics?

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The $100 million tech summer

Five companies set a new standard for investment rounds, revealing a possible indicator of where the venture community sees the tech market going

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MSP + SMB = Success

As their market share becomes ever more pressured, MSPs should focus their efforts on the SMB space