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Microsoft confirms Surface 3 production will end this year, has no public plans for a follow-up

Of the three non-Pro Surface tablets, the Surface 3 was by far the best-received of the bunch, which makes Microsoft’s cancellation with no word of a successor a bit of a surprise.You can say good-bye to x86 2-in-1’s at $400 – $500 price points if OEMs have to move to Core M processors.

Smartphone market continues to confound manufactures as only Samsung and Apple see profits

Smartphone market continues to confound manufactures as only Samsung and Apple see profits In a see-saw battle of smartphone titans, Samsung managed to snatch a bit of profit from Apple’s usually secure margins as iPhone numbers slipped and Galaxy phone sells rose last quarter.Given the ramp of Chinese OEM smartphone volumes and particularly strong 2015 smartphone market share gains for Huawei, we note our industry profit analysis excludes a large portion of this group of OEMs gaining an increasing share of the smartphone market profits due to the lack of available and comparable profit metrics.