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South China Morning Post – Xiaomi Bets Big On ‘Smartphone With Four Doors’ Despite Huge Challenges In Electric Vehicle Market

April 13, 2021
South China Morning Post: Principal Analyst Charlie Dai discusses electronics company Xiaomi’s recent announcement that they are entering the electric vehicle market, as well as the potential hurdles they will face in doing so. Read the full article here. Read more from Charlie Dai here.
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CNBC – Following Brexit, The U.K.’s Competition Watchdog Is Staking Its Place In The Big Tech Backlash

April 13, 2021
CNBC.com: Senior Analyst Vijay Raghavan speaks about UK watchdog The Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) increasing role in regulating the big tech firms across Europe. Read the full article here. Read more from Vijay Raghavan here.
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The Washington Post – Microsoft Wins $21 Billion Army Contract For Augmented Reality Headsets

April 8, 2021
The Washington Post: VP & Principal Analyst J.P. Gownder offers insights on Microsoft awarding the U.S. Army a contract worth up to $21 billion for augmented reality headsets: “It’s the biggest mixed-reality deal out there,” he says. Read the full article here.
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Today – 6 Workplace Changes You Can Actually Expect When You Return To The Office

April 8, 2021
Today.com: Speaking with this NBC outlet, Principal Analyst David Johnson breaks down several workplace changes employees can expect to encounter when they ultimately return to the office. These include a hybrid workforce, fewer meetings, less Zoom fatigue, and more transparency about employees’ home lives. Read the full article here.
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Financial Express – WhatsApp Pay: Why Facebook-Owned Messaging Service Hasn’t Exploded Yet In Its Biggest Market India

April 8, 2021
Financial Express: Analyst Arnav Gupta speaks to this outlet about why WhatsApp Pay has not taken off exponentially, considering that India is its largest market in terms of users. Read the full article here.
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Reuters – Global Garment Makers Unite To Demand Better Terms From Retailers

April 8, 2021
Reuters: Forrester data on global retailers losing $1.2 trillion in sales in 2020 is featured in this article about global garment makers. This article has also been syndicated to Yahoo! Finance, MSN, Financial Post, U.S. News & World Report, and The Globe & Mail. Read the full article here.
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New York Times – “The Tech That Will Invade Our Lives in 2021”

April 7, 2021
The New York Times: VP & Principal Analyst Julie Ask Julie Ask speaks to the NYT about prevalent tech that will impact consumers in 2021, including augmented reality for online shopping and fitness wearables. Read the full article here.
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The Wall Street Journal – Companies Face Privacy, Data-Flow Risks in Post-Brexit U.K.

April 7, 2021
The Wall Street Journal: Senior Analyst Enza Iannopollo describes how companies face privacy and data-flow risks in the post-Brexit UK. Read the full article here.
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The Washington Post – Don’t let delayed packages ruin your holidays. Here’s what to do instead.

April 7, 2021
The Washington Post: VP & Principal Analyst Sucharita Kodali discusses retail delivery bottlenecks due to the pandemic. Read the full article here.
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Handelsblatt – Was hinter dem gewagten 50-Milliarden-Dollar-Traum von Salesforce steckt

April 7, 2021
Handelsblatt: 20% revenue growth and more software offerings — Germany’s leading business daily speaks with VP & Principal Kate Leggett about the ambitious plans of Salesforce. Read the full article here.
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The Economic Times – Future, Amazon continue letter fight; write to SEBI over Future-Reliance deal

April 7, 2021
The Economic Times: Forrester data on the size of the Indian ecommerce market is included in this piece. The outlet has also published several articles quoting analysts Sucharita Kodali and Satish Meena about the India retail industry including additional coverage in Times of India. Read the full article here.
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The Financial Times – Microsoft looks to make 2021 the year of Teams

April 7, 2021
Financial Times: VP & Principal Analyst Art Schoeller describes how Microsoft has influenced Saleforce’s recent acquisition of Slack. This article has also been syndicated to Financial Post.  Read the full article here.
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Quartz – Why Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Jamie Dimon gave up on their venture to disrupt US healthcare

April 7, 2021
Quartz: Senior Analyst Jeff Becker shares perspective on factors leading to Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and Berkshire Hathaway-backed Haven Healthcare shutting down. This article has also been syndicated to Yahoo! Finance. Read the full article here.
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The New York Times – Twitter revenue rises 28 percent in the fourth quarter as ad spending rebounds

April 7, 2021
The New York Times: Senior Analyst Jessica Liu discusses how Twitter may face a hurdle when Apple debuts a new version of its mobile operating system this year that includes privacy changes potentially limiting the way advertisers track consumers. Read the full article here.
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The New York Times – Takashi Murakami’s Smiling Flower Becomes a Hublot Watch

April 7, 2021
The New York Times: VP & Principal Analyst Dipanjan Chatterjee describes how luxury brands collaborating with specific artists continue to have marketing appeal: “It has a transitive property.” Read the full article here.
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The Wall Street Journal – Wendy’s CIO Aims to Keep Pandemic-Fueled Digital Efforts on the Menu

April 7, 2021
The Wall Street Journal: VP & Principal Analyst Brendan Witcher discusses how even though software underpinning fast food services like curbside pickup can be up and running in a few days, restaurants are seeing mixed results from these efforts, even among different operators within the same chain. Read the full article here.
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BBC – Amazon vs Reliance: Why are two of the world’s richest men in court?

April 7, 2021
BBC. Senior Forecast Analyst Satish Meena discusses the potential of the Indian online retail market, amid the ongoing rivalry between Amazon and Reliance over Future Group. Read the full article here.
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Bloomberg – China Stockpiles Chips, Chip-Making Machines to Resist U.S.

April 7, 2021
Bloomberg: Principal Analyst Charlie Dai speaks about how China is taking steps to protect itself from a widening US tech ban by importing computer chips and the machines that make them. This article has also been syndicated to BloombergQuint. Read the full article here.
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CNBC – Some Super Bowl commercials will strike a different tone this year due to the pandemic

April 7, 2021
CNBC: VP & Principal AnalystJim Nail describes how many Super Bowl advertisers played it safe this year due to the pandemic. Nail’s insights are also included in articles from AdExchanger, Advertising Age, and DestinationCRM. Dipanjan Chatterjee, speaking with Adweek, says the pandemic’s influence over the Super Bowl means “brands aren’t looking to plop down $5.5 million on something that’s not a [...]
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CNN – Forget foldable TVs. Transparent screens are the cool new tech trend

April 7, 2021
CNN: VP & Principal Analyst James McQuivey speaks about the commercial use cases for transparent TVs per LG’s product showcase at this year’s CES. Additional CES 2021 coverage includes pieces in IoT World Today, The Telegraph, and a French TV interview with BSMART. Read the full article here.