Category: Digital Home

Earnings Highlight a Strong Growth Path for the PC Giant and Point to Accelerating Recovery for the Tech Sector
Olivier Blanchard, Research Director at The Futurum Group, shares his insights on Lenovo Q3 FY 23/24 earnings, which confirm the accelerating sector-wide AI-driven recovery and make a strong case for the company’s growth opportunities.
A Return to Growth and a Validation of the Company’s Diversification Strategy
The Futurum Group’s Daniel Newman and Olivier Blanchard share their insights on Qualcomm Q1 2024 earnings, which beat expectations and point to an upcycle for the company.
Despite YoY Revenue Losses, Qualcomm Q4 2023 Earnings Beat Expectations
The Futurum Group’s Daniel Newman and Olivier Blanchard share insights on Qualcomm Q4 2023 earnings, which beat expectations and join other tech sector quarterly earnings in suggesting an improving demand environment for handsets and other devices.
HP Leans Hard Into Hybrid Work Market With the Latest Wave of Innovative Crossover Designs
Olivier Blanchard, research director at The Futurum Group, shares his thoughts on the inaugural HP Imagine showcase, and digs into why hybrid work’s impact on product design and UX innovation presents a significant market opportunity for HP.
After 18 Months of Regulatory Battles Around the World, Microsoft Succeeds in Its Largest Acquisition Ever
Todd R. Weiss and Daniel Newman of The Futurum Group share their insights as the Microsoft Activision $69 billion deal closes after some 20 months of global regulatory reviews. The deal brings Call of Duty, Candy Crush, and other games to Microsoft.
Amazon’s Newest Fire TV Features Open the Door to Generative AI’s UX Capabilities for Alexa-Enabled Products
Olivier Blanchard, Research Director at The Futurum Group, shares his insights on Amazon’s newest Fire TV features, and particularly how its Alexa-enabled ecosystem may be the perfect UX on-ramp for generative AI.
The Futurum Group’s Michael Diamond discusses the Amazon Device team’s newly announced Amazon Echo Device announcements which include the Echo-Pop, Echo Show 5, Echo Show 5 Kids and new Ear Buds.
The Futurum Group analyst Michael Diamond explores Amazon Fire TV’s strategy that seeks to position Fire TV as the hub of the smart home. With 200 million Amazon Fire TV devices in use throughout the world, the company continues to innovate around serving up more personalized experiences for customers, and is also exploring ways for users to get more out of their smart devices by using their smart TVs as a hub for the home.
The Six Five team discusses AWS showing its generative AI hand.
In this episode of the Futurum Tech Webcast, Futurum’s Shelly Kramer has a conversation with Thomas John, VP of Partner Sales International for Five9, exploring the role that partner ecosystems are playing in business success today and getting some insights on how John and the Five9 team are able to deliver CCaaS in various industries across the European region.