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2018 the worst year ever for smartphone market: Report

2018 the worst year ever for smartphone market: Report

4/2/2019 6:29:00 AM

2018 the worst year ever for smartphone market: Report

SAN FRANCISCO The smartphone market is down but not out, with high prices and other factors combining to chill what had previously been a red-hot sector. Fresh surveys show global sales had their worst contraction ever last year, and the outlook for this year is not much...

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Visitors, long-term pass holders with recent India travel history to be barred from S’pore entry, transit

Cryptocurrency thefts, scams hit $1.7 billion in 2018: reportOf the $1.7 billion, the report, which looks at criminal activity in the digital currency market, said $950 million constituted thefts from cryptocurrency exchanges and infrastructure services such as wallets, up nearly 260 percent from $266 million in 2017. Korea and Japan were home to most of the

Slight uptick in unemployment in Q4, but labour market improved in 2018: MOM report

MBS' luxury mall rings out 2018 with record revenue of US$179mTHE cash registers rang loud and clear throughout 2018 at The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands (MBS), with the luxury mall racking up its highest sales revenue in a calendar year since the integrated resort (IR) opened its doors nearly nine years ago. Read more at The Business Times.

Broker's take: RHB downgrades Golden-Agri to 'sell' on weak fiscal 2018 performanceANALYSTS at RHB Research Institute have downgraded their call on mainboard-listed Golden Agri-Resources to 'sell' and slashed the target price of the stock from S$0.39 to S$0.23, citing the commodities firm's weak fiscal 2018 performance. Read more at The Business Times.

Fintech firms raise record $54b in 2018NEW YORK: Venture capital-backed financial technology companies raised a record US$39.57 billion (S$54 billion) from investors globally in 2018, up 120 per cent from the previous year, according to research by data provider CB Insights published yesterday. Funding was...

Changi Airport hits record 65 million passengers in 2018SINGAPORE: Changi Airport saw a record 65.6 million passenger movements in 2018, Changi Airport Group (CAG) said in a news release on Tuesday (Jan ...

More local employment in Q4, overall improvement in labour market in 2018: MOMSINGAPORE: The labour market improved in 2018, with employment of locals growing in the fourth quarter of last year, said the Ministry of Manpower ...

China's 2018 renewable power capacity up 12 percentChina's renewable power capacity rose 12 percent in 2018 compared to a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, with the country still ...

At least 87 reports of car rental scams made in 2018: PoliceSINGAPORE - At least 87 reports of car rental scams were made in 2018 costing victims more than $30,000, the police said on Wednesday (Jan 30).. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Apple says spent US$60 billion with US suppliers in 2018Apple Inc said on Monday it spent US$60 billion with 9,000 U.S. component suppliers and companies in 2018, an increase of more than 10 percent ...