Apple has launched its least expensive iPhone, the $US399
iPhone SE, filling a hole in its product lineup with a
small-screen model that targets new customers in emerging
markets and fans of smaller phones as the company tries to
reverse falling phone sales.
Facebook Inc advertisers love the idea of using the social
network's new anger, humour and other emoticon buttons to
better target audiences, but they are :( that the company is
not letting them do so right away.
Beyond China few may have heard of OPPO or Vivo, but these
local handset vendors are rising up the rankings in the
world's largest smartphone market, using local marketing
savvy and strong retail networks in lower-tier cities.
Yahoo's plans to turn around its struggling core business are set to dominate its earnings report, with investors keen to see if chief executive Marissa Mayer will push for a spin-off or a complete sale.