NFT Project with Random Numbers on Black Background Reaches $40 Million Market Value

With cryptocurrency gaining wide acceptance and popularity, non-fungible tokens have registered a successful presence among the younger generation of merchants. People are investing millions in pixel character images and jpegs, impressing a lot of people. But that’s not all. A lot of weirder things are happening. For an NFT project, which can be described simply … Read more

Xiaomi Leads Fitness Band, Apple Leads Smartwatch Shipments In Q2 2021 As Overall Market Grows 6%: Canalys

Xiaomi surpassed Apple in No. 1 in wearable shipments in the second quarter of 2021, according to a market report by Canalys. According to its data, the global wearables market saw a modest 6 percent growth in shipments, with 40.9 million units shipped in the quarter ended June. However, Apple retained the number one spot … Read more

iPhone market share declines to fourth place globally before iPhone 13 launch: TrendForce

The iPhone’s market share dropped from second to fourth place globally in the second quarter of 2021, according to a report by market research firm TrendForce. The significant drop in market share, when compared to the first quarter of 2021, is a result of a decline in iPhone production. It also comes just ahead of … Read more

Apple sees considerable loss in market share for TWS Earbuds, Samsung sees gains in premium segment: counterpoint

The truly wireless headset segment experienced tepid quarter-on-quarter growth in the global market in Q2 2021, reports Counterpoint Research. Apple has lost a significant share of both sales volume and value, despite huge drops in AirPod prices. Counterpoint says Samsung managed to gain from Apple’s losses in TWS’ YoY market share, while Xiaomi stood out … Read more

Telegram reaches 1 billion downloads globally, with India as the biggest market: report

Telegram has become the latest app to surpass the billion downloads mark globally, according to a report. The instant messaging app, which exists at the end of 2013, competes with Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger. It managed to increase its market presence amid public outrage over the recent update of WhatsApp’s privacy policy. Telegram also introduced … Read more

Booking.com fined $17.5 million by Russia for ‘abusing’ market dominance

Russia has imposed a fine of $17.5 million (about Rs. 130 crores) on online travel agency Booking.com for “abusing” its dominant market position, a government regulator said on Thursday. The move comes as Russia increases its pressure on Western technology companies and several months after authorities fined Apple $12 million (about Rs. 89 crores) for … Read more

Apple Watch user base exceeds 100 million as Smartwatch market grows 27 percent year-on-year in Q2: Counterpoint

Apple Watch maintained its lead in terms of global smartwatch shipments in the second quarter of 2021, ending in June, and its active user base has already passed the 100 million mark, according to a report by market research firm Counterpoint. The overall smartwatch market also grew 27 percent year-over-year in the quarter, thanks to … Read more

Salesforce Says It Will Have Strong Cloud Demand Due To Hybrid Work, Beats Market Expectations For Second Quarter Earnings

Salesforce on Wednesday signaled that the move to hybrid work would keep demand for its cloud-based software strong in the third quarter, after surpassing market expectations for May-July earnings. The business software maker’s revenue has grown steadily over the past year, with increased automation and artificial intelligence likely to keep that momentum going, even as … Read more

Seagate One Touch Analysis with Password (5TB): Differentiation in a Commodity Market

Portable hard drives are no longer exciting – there is very little to differentiate one brand from another and you will often buy the one with the lowest price. Still, everyone needs a hard drive for backups – even if you don’t think you do, you do. Some companies have tried to innovate with design, … Read more