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Global smartphone demand has topped out, says IMF

The current smartphone-driven tech cycle likely peaked in late 2015, the IMF says, as evidence emerges that the global market for handsets has become saturated. Analysis published this week looked at smartphone exports from China, the volume of which started trending downward over the past two years. China’s domestic smartphone market declined for the first […]