Articles Tagged “Gartner”

  • Gartner outlines 10 mobile technologies to watch in 2010 and 2011

    Gartner outlines 10 mobile technologies to watch in 2010 and 2011

    Gartner, Inc. has identified 10 mobile technologies that will evolve significantly through 2011 in ways that will impact short-term mobile strategies and policies. Investments in mobile applications and technologies will increase through 2011 as organizations emerge from the recession and ramp up both business-to-employee (B2E) and business-to-consumer (B2C) mobile spending.

  • Gartner: Global smartphone sales hit 40M in 2Q09

    Gartner: Global smartphone sales hit 40M in 2Q09

    Worldwide mobile phone sales totalled 286.1 million units in the second quarter of 2009, a 6.1 per cent decrease from the second quarter of 2008, according to Gartner, Inc. Smartphone sales surpassed 40 million units, a 27 per cent increase from the same period last year, representing the fastest-growing segment of the mobile-devices market. The recession continued to suppress replacement sales in both mature and emerging markets.

  • Symbian Foundation announces applicatons publishing program

    Symbian Foundation announces applicatons publishing program

    The Symbian Foundation today previewed Symbian Horizon, a break-through application-publishing program on schedule for general availability in October 2009. With Symbian Horizon, developers will receive assistance in building applications for Symbian devices and in placing those applications in the many global stores which reach Symbian customers, and will receive promotional assistance for bringing those applications to end users.