The market forecast for mobile gadgets worn on your wrist, hip, or head is stellar, and tech's biggest players are preparing for the rush.
By Peter Suciu
FORTUNE -- Mobile gadgets won't just be tucked into your purse or your pocket. Soon, they'll increasingly be on your wrist, as part of your glasses and even in your clothing. While still in its infancy, wearable technology is poised to take off. MOREApr 1, 2014 5:00 AM ET
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FORTUNE -- Couldn't make it to San Jose for the second "trial of the century"? Made it to San Jose, but couldn't get into U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh's courtroom to watch Apple (AAPL) do battle, once again, with Samsung?
Not to fear, Twitter is here.
Tweeting from courtroom are some of the best tech and legal reporters in the business (although expertise in one area doesn't guarantee it in the MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 31, 2014 4:59 PM ET
Jury selection for the second "patent trial of the century" starts Monday.
FORTUNE -- A multibillion dollar Apple (AAPL) patent infringement claim against Samsung -- its second in two years -- goes to trial Monday.
In the grand tradition of print journalism -- where your story had to hold up even as it was outpaced by events -- reporters planning to cover the proceedings filed their "walk-ups" over the weekend.
For a subject as arcane as U.S. patent law, a surprisingly wide range MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 31, 2014 11:03 AM ET
The Russian Ministry of Communication denies it's blowback from the crisis in Ukraine.
FORTUNE -- Yes, the Russian government has dropped its American-made Apple (AAPL) iPads in favor of Korean-made Samsung tablets.
But no, the change -- spotted by reporters covering the Kremlin -- has nothing to do with the invasion and annexation of Crimea, the freezing of Russian assets or the threat of further sanctions against Vladimir Putin's government.
That's the word out of MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 27, 2014 8:06 AM ET
Makes Greg Christie, whose name is on the slide-to-unlock patent, available to the Journal.
FORTUNE -- Apple's (AAPL) rules for dealing with reporters are pretty simple: Say absolutely nothing on the record. And if you have to say something, craft a statement that gives nothing away, then repeat it as often as necessary.
So you know something is afoot when the company allows the Wall Street Journal -- whose reporters cover Apple like a blanket and MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 26, 2014 9:46 AM ET
A Web ad network's analysis of 2013 see shifts in momentum in the smartphone wars.
FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) and Samsung are both expected to launch new flagship smartphones in 2014. To get some baseline numbers in advance, the folks at the Chitika ad network have done a fresh analysis of iPhone and Galaxy usage in 2013.
Their report, issued Friday morning, is based on Apple and Samsung mobile ad impressions in MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 21, 2014 9:40 AM ET
Samsung follows at $55,184. Microsoft at $42,220. Google at 23,587. Amazon at $1,439.
FORTUNE -- Here's a fun interactive graphic, produced by the online marketers at Distilled for WorldPay Zinc, a U.K.-based payment service for small business.
Click on the snapshot and it will start a clock showing you how much revenue and profit each of a dozen high-tech companies is generating by the second. On a per-minute basis, Samsung comes in first in MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 20, 2014 4:21 AM ET
Since iPhone, high-end smartphones have been the low-hanging fruit of the mobile market.
FORTUNE -- Of the 10 charts Asymco's Horace Dediu posted Tuesday in a brief item titled Invaluable, the one at right may be the most striking.
It shows the share of operating profits among the top eight vendors from the sale of mobile phones -- all mobile phones, smart and dumb -- starting with the 2007 launch of Apple's (AAPL) MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 18, 2014 10:28 AM ET
Can America's mightiest tech companies dominate the Asian market? Not if companies in China and Korea have anything to say about it.
By Erik Heinrich
FORTUNE -- Rivals to Google's (GOOG) Android and Apple's (AAPL) iOS operating systems have emerged in Asia, suggesting that a fierce global war over dominance in mobile computing is imminent.
The first contender for shaking up the world's $341.4-billion mobile handset market is the China Operating System MOREMar 13, 2014 10:55 AM ET
Another study found 42% of Chinese buyers want iPhones vs. 32% for Samsung.
FORTUNE -- "We may have underestimated Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) progress in China."
So begins a story in the International Business Times Friday reporting on the numbers in the first attached chart.
They come from an Upstream survey of 4,505 smartphone customers in five emerging markets in which respondents were asked what brand they hoped to buy next. Apple edged out Samsung MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 7, 2014 7:10 AM ET
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