iPhone 5
iPhone 5
iPhone 5

The worldwide mobile phone market shrank in the second quarter of this year, with sales falling by 2.3 percent compared to the same quarter a year ago, according to research company Gartner. The reason for the decline was the “challenging economic environment,” Gartner said, as well as phone owners holding out for high-profile device launches later this year such as Apple’s iPhone 5. Gartner warned that the third quarter may be “weaker than usual” for Apple depending on when exactly the iPhone 5 is released. The device is expected to be announced in September and launched a month or two later. Read the full story at CNET.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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