A higher market share for Huawei and a lower one for Microsoft have reversed the global rankings of the two, says research firm Strategy Analytics.
Forrester Research says the revenue hit to US cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initially expected because international customers boosted security instead of leaving.
Co-CEO JK Shin, who had headed up the unit since 2009, will remain as head of the company's overall mobile business to focus on long-term strategy.
That's a plus, given the retail giant's profit margins are higher when products are sold through third parties, say analysts cited in The Wall Street Journal.
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With the expanded list, Apple says its mobile-payments system now supports cards that account for 90 percent of credit card purchases in the US.
What do we expect at 2015's first major tech show? A lot of companies striving to shore up against what's likely to be one of the biggest product launches of the year. That, and a bit of a waiting game, too.
The deals run for the Android and Windows Phone handsets run through the end of the year.
That number surpasses the total of shipments from all other smartwatch vendors over the past five quarters, says research firm Canalys.
The social network will incorporate anti-malware technology from security provider ESET in an attempt to further protect users from the bad guys.