Shipments fell 32% in the second quarter, as Samsung and others ate into Apple's market share.
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At least 40% of online transactions could be handled via a bot by 2020.
Joyent's cloud platform could power virtual reality and artificial intelligence applications on Samsung's smartphones and mobile devices.
Growth in 2016 PC shipments is now expected to be roughly 2% below earlier projections as conditions have been weaker than expected, IDC says.
Tablet sales are expected to drop nearly 10% this year, but two years from now the detachables market could reinvigorate the category.
Research firm IDC cuts its growth forecast from 5.7% and predicts a steeper decline in iPhone sales than originally expected.
Lenovo CEO Yang Yuanqing said integration efforts related to the company's past acquisitions "did not meet expectations."
Microsoft said it is cutting 1,850 jobs in its smartphone hardware units and will record a charge of $950 million.
The company has acquired intellectual property from Coin as it prepares to offer mobile payments on its fitness trackers.