Wall Street Journal
CAMERA MAKERS GO ON THE OFFENSIVE AGAINST MOBILE PHONES
WSJ writes that camera makers have started a new campaign to emphasize that cameras cannot be replaced by picture-taking handsets. Camera manufacturers are highlighting specific features, such as zoom lenses and facial detection technology, as well as more user-friendly sharing capabilities for social networks.
RIM’S RESULTS FEEL PRESSURE FROM RIVALS
In its fiscal Q1 report, RIM announced that its quarterly profit increased by 20 percent and revenue jumped 24 percent, to USD4.45 billion. The device maker also reported a record-high 11.2 million smartphones shipped. However, the numbers were still disappointing, and there is continued concern that the BlackBerry maker is losing ground to iPhones and Android-based handsets, writes WSJ.