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Stock-market jitters have rocked network spending, Cisco says

The world’s financial markets got off to such a rough start this year that some enterprises froze plans to upgrade their campus networks. After oil prices and stock markets around the globe plunged during the first trading days of the year, there was a slowdown in spending that hurt Cisco Systems results and colored its forecast for the current quarter, ... Read More »

Research says Apple Watch claimed over 50% of smartwatch market last year

The Apple Watch – which launched in April 2015 – constituted more than 50% of the smartwatch shipments last year, according to new data from Juniper Research. On the other hand, sales of Tizen-powered Samsung Gear S2, which was launched in the month of November, weren’t strong despite the smartwatch being largely well received. It was also revealed that the ... Read More »

All 2016 Moto devices will have fingerprint scanners, Lenovo exec says

Despite basically pioneering the concept of a smartphone with a built-in fingerprint scanner with the Atrix 4G back in 2011, Motorola hasn’t been quick to jump back on this train last year, when such sensors have been featured in pretty much every high-end Android device. That will change in 2016, however. Chen Xudong, SVP of Lenovo and president for Lenovo ... Read More »

Xiaomi says US Mobile sold its phones without permission

Xiaomi really wants to break into the U.S. mobile market. It would just like to do so on its own terms. So the phone maker wasn’t pleased when the carrier US Mobile began selling some of its phones at the carrier’s own online store. US Mobile likely struck a deal with a third-party distributor to acquire the inventory. But that ... Read More »

Report from iPhone 7 supply chain says no 3.5mm audio jack

Prepare to kiss your tangled headphones goodbye – a report allegedly from the iPhone 7 supply chain claims that Apple is indeed dropping the analog 3.5mm audio jack. Instead, wired headphones will connect to the Lightning port and, of course, there’s the wireless Bluetooth option too. A Lightning-to-3.5mm will also exist. Apple’s motives are two-fold – the make the iPhone ... Read More »