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Winners and Losers in the Global App Economy

February 4, 2016

Caribou Digital research into the top app developers.

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Microsoft loses out in mobility as shipments fall 9% in 2015

February 3, 2016

Canalys research into smart device shipments.

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Global Smartphone Shipments Hit a Record 1.4 Billion Units in 2015

January 28, 2016

Strategy Analytics research into smartphone shipments.

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Smartphones Grew 9% Annually, Driven by LTE, Apple & Chinese Brands

January 28, 2016

Counterpoint Q4 2015 Analysis.

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Apple, Huawei, and Xiaomi Finish 2015 with Above Average Year-Over-Year Growth

January 27, 2016

IDC research into smartphone shipments.

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The App Lifecycle

January 8, 2016

Yahoo study into app lifecycle.

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Media, Productivity & Emojis Give Mobile Another Stunning Growth Year

January 5, 2016

Flurry article on mobile in 2015.

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Consumers are distracted

December 10, 2015

Delloite 2015 Global Mobile Consumer Survey: US Edition.

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Counterpoint Mobile Market Monitor

December 1, 2015

Counterpoint research into OEM phone shipments.

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App downloads soar in October, while loyalty costs stay grounded

November 25, 2015

Fiksu research into October app store downloads.

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The Europe Report: Early Adopters Continue to Evolve

November 23, 2015

Flurry research into users.

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Can You Build a Billion Dollar App?

November 17, 2015

Pollen VC research into app revenue.

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Mobile, ecosystems and the death of PCs

November 9, 2015

Benedict Evans analysis.

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The Smartphone Market Is Not a Two-Horse Race

November 6, 2015

Statista research in smartphone OEMs.

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Kantar Smartphone OS Market Share

November 4, 2015

Kantar research into smartphone OS market share by country.

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App Downloads Reach Lowest Volume in Past Year

October 30, 2015

Fiksu research into Apple App Store Downloads.

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Tablet Shipments Decline -12.6% in the Third Quarter

October 30, 2015

IDC research into Q3 tablet shipments.

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Smartphone Wars: Q3 Scorecard

October 30, 2015

TomiAhonen Consulting analysis of smartphone OS shipments.

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Samsung Smartphone Shipments Return to Growth in Q3 2015

October 29, 2015

Strategy Analytics on smartphone shipments.

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Global Handset Shipments Reaching Almost Half a Billion Units

October 29, 2015

Counterpoint research into handset shipments.

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Apple wins dual crowns in September – China and US

October 27, 2015

Counterpoint research into Apple sales.

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Apps dominate mobile time spent

October 26, 2015

Apps dominate mobile time spent (posted by Comscore on Twitter).

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2015 North America Consumer Digital Payments Survey

October 26, 2015

Accenture study into US digital payments (PDF).

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IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report

October 23, 2015

IAB PwC report on Ad revenue.

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Apps necessary for enterprise but challenges remain

October 1, 2015

GSMA article based on Accenture study.

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Counterpoint Mobile Market Monitor

September 21, 2015

Research into handset shipments.

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The Cable Industry Faces The Perfect Storm: Apps, App Stores and Apple

September 11, 2015

Flurry on time spent and revenue on TV vs Mobile

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Large Screen Mobile Sees Growth in the Midst of a Small Screen Surge

September 10, 2015

Nielsen research into smartphones.

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UK Mobile Usage Study 2015

September 8, 2015

34sp UK Mobile Mobile Study.

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Worldwide Smartphone Sales Recorded Slowest Growth Rate Since 2013

August 20, 2015

Gartner research into smartphone shipments.

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European Tablet Market Stabilizes and Vendor Dynamics Evolve

August 14, 2015

IDC research into European tablet shipments.

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Android, iOS Enjoy Similar Loyalty, as Android Improves

August 13, 2015

CIRP research into smartphone OS loyality.

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Apple leads in key countries as tablet market falls 11% in Q2 2015

August 11, 2015

Canalys research into tablet shipments.

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Mobility Index Report Q2 2015

August 11, 2015

Good Technology’s Mobility Index Report Q2 2015

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Apple iOS Returns to Growth in All Europe “Big Five” Markets

August 5, 2015

Kantar research into smartphone shipments.

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Developer Economics: State of the Developer Nation Q3 2015

July 30, 2015

VisionMobile report into developer economics.

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The Battle for Competitive Advantage in the App Economy

July 23, 2015

CA and Oxford Economics research into Enterprise apps.

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Mobile Addicts Multiply Across the Globe

July 20, 2015

Flurry research into mobile addicts.

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US Consumer Smartphone Demand is Plummeting Despite the Introduction of Flagship Phones

July 16, 2015

Argus Insights research into US smartphone demand.

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Tablet Sales Have Plateaued But There’s A Future In Business

July 13, 2015

Forrester research into tablet sales.

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Apps and cross device are retailers’ new best friends

July 2, 2015

Criteo research into retail transactions.

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Tablet Shipments Experience Largest Decline Since 2009 Category Inception

June 29, 2015

ABI research into tablet shipments.

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How Mobile Wallet Apps are Changing Consumer Habits

June 28, 2015

Nielsen US research into the mobile wallet.

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Mobile Software Statistics 2015

June 28, 2015

Mobiforge post on iOS vs Android by country.

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Android mobile now has huge lead over iOS

June 16, 2015

Global Web Index consumer research into iOS vs Android.

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So Many Apps, So Much More Time for Entertainment

June 15, 2015

Nielsen research into app use.

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Mobile Handset Market Overview April 2015

June 15, 2015

Counterpoint research into US handset market share.

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The (lack of) app store metrics

June 15, 2015

Benedict Evans on app store metrics.

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2015 KPCB Internet Trends Report

May 28, 2015

Research into the use of the Internet including via smartphones.

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Global Smartphone Sales of US$96 Billion Set a New Q1 Record as 4G Ramps Up

May 26, 2015

GfK research into Q1/2015 smartphone shipments.

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Mobile Market Monitor

May 21, 2015

Counterpoint region-specific smartphone vendor shipments.

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Commercial Tablet and 2-in-1 Expansion Accelerates in Western Europe

May 14, 2015

IDC research into tablet shipments.

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Mid-market mobile adoption, progressive or conservative?

May 11, 2015

Airwatch research into mobile in the Enterprise.

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Android Starting to Pull Past iOS in Generating Revenue for App Developers

May 11, 2015

Re/code article based on Opera research into Android vs iOS revenue and traffic.

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Android Switchers Drive iOS Growth in Europe’s Big Five

May 6, 2015

Kantar research for March 2015.

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The Phablet Revolution

May 1, 2015

Flurry statistics on device screen size.

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Worldwide Handset and Smartphone Markets Q1 2015

April 30, 2015

Counterpoint research into Q1/15 World handset and smartphone markets.

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Smartphones China

April 30, 2015

Counterpoint research into China smartphones

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Smartphone Sales to Peak in Western Markets in 2017 as They Enter New Phase of Maturity

April 15, 2015

CSS Insights mobile phone sales forecasts.

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App User Engagement and Retention on the Rise

April 14, 2015

Localytics research into engagement and retention.

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The Mobile Economy 2015

April 8, 2015

GSMA research into the mobile economy 2015 (PDF) .

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Over the past 4 years smartphone usage grew 394% & tablet usage is up 1,721%

March 26, 2015

Comscore on US tablet and smartphone use.

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