Apple Inc has teamed up with Chinese payments giant Ant Financial Services Group and several local banks to offer interest-free financing, its first such move in the country as it looks to boost waning smartphone sales.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 23:27:33 -0500.
Sony has teaming up with a little-known camera startup. And the result of their partnership could be a new multi-lens smartphone. Did Sony just officially
Maggie Tillman. Pocket Lint. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:34:42 +0000.
Researchers have invented a chemical fingerprint that, when used with a phone app, reveals whether a product is genuine or a fake; the fingerprints have been tested and earned a 100 percent success rate.
Science Daily. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 11:17:17 EST.
Samsung's folding smartphone is the most expensive phone we've seen in the U.S., but it's also dazzling. It goes on sale on April 26, and will be available from AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S.
Michael Kan and Sascha Segan. Entrepreneur. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 15:26:55 GMT.
Huawei is to open a smartphone flagship store in Vienna, its first such outlet outside China, as part of a charm offensive in Europe where its future hangs in the balance.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:19:41 -0500.
While both Samsung and Apple are losing ground to Chinese competitors in the global smartphone market, this is primarily among mid-tier consumers - not those angling for premium devices.
Sky News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:01:00 +0000.