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Alistair Fairweather
Where to next for smartphones

There is no innovation more emblematic of the early 21st century than the smartphone. Putting a handheld computer combined with a video camera, permanently connected to the Internet, in the pockets of billions of people

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Huawei under pressure as it battles Apple

Huawei Technologies’ earnings grew at their slowest pace in five years, as China’s biggest maker of telecommunications gear sank money into research and a marketing blitz to gain ground on Apple and Samsung in

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Surge in sale of feature phones in Africa

Growth in the shipment of feature phones is outstripping smartphone shipment growth, according to new research. International Data Corp said on Monday that the continent’s smartphone market totalled 95,3m units in

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The man who toppled Apple in China

Duan Yongping is convinced Tim Cook didn’t have a clue who he was when they first met a couple years ago. The Apple boss probably does now. Duan is the reclusive billionaire who founded Oppo and Vivo

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Swiss watchmakers warm to smartwatches

Swiss watchmakers are diving further into the unproven smartwatch market, with Montblanc, TAG Heuer and Tissot seeking to attract younger shoppers with a technology the industry largely snubbed until consumers began turning

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Digital helpers crowd Barcelona

Mobile World Congress, the premier wireless technology conference in Barcelona, was supposed to be a coming out party for Google’s digital assistant. But at this year’s proceedings, the artificially intelligent voice-based service

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China’s phone makers eye world stage

Cheap handsets helped Chinese smartphone makers climb to the top of their home market. Now they’re hoping cutting-edge technology will take them global. Shrugging off a reputation for knockoffs, the country’s

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LG, Huawei vie for Barcelona spotlight

Phone makers Huawei Technologies and LG Electronics are battling to steal the show at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, rushing to fill the void in the absence of handset leaders Samsung Electronics and Apple

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Google Assistant coming to more phones

Five months after introducing its digital assistant, Google is sharing the feature with Android partners, hoping the service can boost its odds to win customers from Apple’s iPhone. Google is making its intelligent assistant

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