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  • 9/20/16 3:31 pm EDT

    Higher BOM costs for the iPhone 7 are more in line with Samsung smartphones, but Apple still maintains better margins

    LONDON (September 20, 2016) –The bill of materials (BOM) for an iPhone 7 equipped with 32 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries $219.80 in bill of materials costs, according to a preliminary estimate from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.After $5 in basic manufacturing costs are added, Apple’s total cost to manufacture the iPhone 7 rises to $224.80. The unsubsidized price for a 32GB iPhone 7 is $649. IHS Markit has not yetmore...
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  • 9/20/16 5:55 am EDT
    Western Europe: Average Spend Across Broadband Households (€)

    Spend will reach €3 billion in 2016; Small markets lead the way, but Italy and Spain showing growth following a full year of Netflix

    LONDON (20 September, 2016) – Total spending on subscription video on demand (SVoD) in Western Europe broke the €2 billion mark in 2015 and is forecast to reach €3 billion by year-end 2016, according to a new report released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.Typical examples of SVoD players in Western Europe are Netflix and Sky’s NowTV, which deliver content over the open internet and is accessed via connected devices.“The multimore...
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  • 9/19/16 8:00 am EDT
    SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Norway continues to lead the global market for electric vehicles, according to the most recent plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) index from IHS Automotive, part of business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO). Plug-in electric vehicles are defined as either a pure Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) or a Plug-In Hybrid Vehicle (PHEV). Based on analysis of new vehicle registrations during the first quarter 2016, one out of every threemore...
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  • 9/15/16 9:47 am EDT
    Satellite imagery showing the progress of construction at the possible new site
    LONDON (15 September, 2016) – Construction of a new site within the Khan Research Laboratories (KRL) in Kahuta, Pakistan, bears many similarities to known centrifuge facilities, according to analysis of commercial satellite imagery carried out by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.Project Alpha, a research group of King’s College London, asked IHS Jane’s Intelligence Review to examine commercially available satellite imagery of a newlymore...
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  • 9/15/16 9:09 am EDT
    LONDON (September 15, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a global business information provider, today released excerpts from its 2016 WLAN Infrastructure Vendor Scorecard. The scorecard profiles and analyzes the top seven revenue producers for enterprise wireless local area network (WLAN) infrastructure.Listed in the scorecard, in alphabetical order, were Aerohive, Brocade (which acquired Ruckus Wireless in 2016), Cisco, HPE Aruba, Ubiquiti, Xirrus and Zebra. The scorecard evaluates themore...
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  • 9/15/16 4:49 am EDT

    Despite continued counterterrorism operations from the multinational taskforce, Boko Haram’s cross-border capabilities remain intact and are evolving

    LONDON (15 September, 2016) – Despite counterterrorism operations, Boko Haram’s emphasis on cross-border attacks is not going away, according to new analysis released today by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions.According to open-source data collected by IHS Jane’s Terrorism and Insurgency Centre (JTIC), in 2014, Boko Haram carried out 22 cross-border attacks into neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon. In 2015, the year the group pledgedmore...
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  • 9/12/16 2:06 pm EDT

    August production level marks consecutive month-on-month gains for first time this year

    HOUSTON (Sept. 12, 2016) – U.S. natural gas production levels in the lower 48 states increased by about 1.4 percent in August 2016 compared to July 2016 levels, according to analysis from IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions. This marks the second month in a row where natural gas production outpaced its prior month’s level, the first such occurrence dating back to September 2015.Overall, lower 48 U.S. dry-gas production averaged 73 Bcf/d (more...
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  • 9/12/16 5:20 am EDT
    UAV Market in Demand and Growing Rapidly

    US regained number one export position in 2015 from Israel; Asia/Oceania market sales to double to $15 billion

    LONDON (12 September, 2016) – Few markets can demonstrate a double-digit growth, but unmanned systems have achieved just that over the last decade.A new study by IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, found that US demand and growing global expansion will drive the market for defense and security applications to achieve a compound annual growth rate of 6.4 percent, rising from $6 billion today to more than $11 billion per year by 2025.Formore...
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  • 9/9/16 6:00 am EDT
    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced it has been named – for the fourth consecutive year - to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI) by RobecoSAM, a globally renowned specialist in sustainability investing. IHS Markit officially formed in July 2016 as a merger of equals between IHS Inc. and Markit Ltd. “This is an exceptionalmore...
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  • 9/9/16 12:27 am EDT

    Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center to highlight benefits to global shipping customers and partners at upcoming JOC Container Trade Europe Conference   

    LONDON (September 9, 2016) – IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO), a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, today announced that the HVCC Hamburg Vessel Coordination Center GmbH will describe advances in port management during a presentation at the JOC Container Trade Europe Conference, September 12, 2016 in Hamburg.  Since its formation in November 2015, the HVCC has successfully implemented a comprehensive port management information platform in cooperation with DAKOSY –more...
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