The failure of the Fire Phone, which hit the market a year ago on Saturday, offers some lessons on what companies need to do -- and avoid -- when trying to create a successful smartphone.
With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.
The goal of the software maker's flagship product is to renew faith in the Windows world.
Warning that it faced a difficult market environment, the smartphone maker announces that it's "adjusting" the price of its flagship handsets.
The microblogger's executives say they have no idea when they could see "significant" additions to its monthly active users metric.
Sales of the company's blockbuster smartphone will likely remain strong -- even during the lowest sales period of the year. But a slowdown in China's economy could hit Apple.
Potential tablet buyers are opting instead for alternative devices, and existing owners are hanging onto their tablets longer, according to research firm Gartner.
Although its market share fell last quarter while Apple's share rose, Samsung retains the crown for the world's leading smartphone vendor, says research firm IDC.
The tech giant continued to benefit from booming iPhone sales during the June period, but it didn't sell as many as analysts had expected.
The Korean company reported its seventh straight profit decline in the second quarter and will cut pricing for the Galaxy S6 to attract more buyers.