Gaming has been one of the segments poised to profit from societal lockdown, and 20% year-on-year growth at Electronic Arts certainly qualifies. Electronic Arts, the producer of the FIFA and Madden franchises as well as countless other successes, has reported its annual figures with growth few could have imagined at the beginning of 2020. Since
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ are reportedly receiving the August 2020 Android security patch. Samsung seems to be carrying out a stages roll-out for this update since only a handful of Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ users have reported getting the software update. Currently, the software update is rolling out
Finnish telecom network equipment maker Nokia reported an unexpected rise in its second-quarter underlying profit on Friday despite the COVID-19 crisis, while its new Chief Executive Officer Pekka Lundmark takes over this weekend. Lagging behind its rivals China’s Huawei and Sweden’s Ericsson in 5G network sales, Nokia said its April-June underlying earnings rose to EUR
In these times of the COVID-19 pandemic, where almost all industries and infrastructures are taking a hit, the digital space has undeniably stood its ground and even became the connective tissue that is holding things together today. Speaking about the power of digital in this episode, Carrie Charles interviews digital influencer and infrastructure visionary, Marc Ganzi.
KDDI reported double-digit profit gains and stable revenue growth across all business units in fiscal Q1 2021, though device sales fell. In a statement, the operator noted there was no significant impact on its consolidated results from Covid-19 (coronavirus), but acknowledged it became apparent the pandemic was hurting handset sales. It is “carefully analysing the
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Amazon grew revenues by 40% and doubled net profit during the second quarter, while large parts of the world were in lockdown. In the galore of quarterly financial releases, Amazon joined the other tech giants which have been subjected to Congress scrutiny to demonstrate that they are not only resilient in the pandemic crisis, they
Following Rakuten and Spotify, messaging service Telegram has filed a complaint with the European Commission regarding Apple’s App Store. The antirust complaint is along the same line which we have seen elsewhere; the 30% commission is too much, while preventing iPhone users from downloading apps from alternative channels is anticompetitive. The official complaint against Apple
Samsung Galaxy S10 series has reportedly started receiving its August 2020 Android security patch, a couple of days ahead of the start of August. The South Korean electronics giant has become much faster with updates for its flagship smartphones in the recent past, and this is another example of its priority on the software front.
Samsung’s CBRS Massive MIMO solution enables operators to offer cost-effective broadband services to more people By Sanjay Kodali, Head of Customer Technology Solutions, Networks Division, Samsung Electronics America With wireless internet access playing a crucial role in maintaining productivity, interactions and economic activity, it is critical to ensure high-quality, reliable connectivity in under-served and rural
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Vodafone Idea has expanded its prepaid plan portfolio adding a Rs. 819 recharge option. The new prepaid recharge plan offers 2GB high-speed daily data allocation alongside unlimited voice calls and 100 SMS messages per day for 84 days. The benefits of the Rs. 819 Vodafone prepaid recharge plan makes it identical to the Rs. 699
According to Cellwize, 5G networks should be born automated Cellwize, a network automation and orchestration company, worked with Verizon to develop Chime, an AI-powered RAN automation platform that provides an open, centralized layer that enables an orchestrated ecosystem of automation, allowing MNOs to manage and control both legacy and 5G networks, RAN and vRAN. The
Taiwan operator Chunghwa Telecom outlined its 5G deployment plans, targeting full coverage by end-2021 and more than 1 million subscribers, as it revealed mixed Q2 numbers. Chairman and CEO Shieh Chi-Mau said despite Covid-19 (coronavirus) disruption persisting, the operator continued to develop its business: “While we continue to closely monitor market conditions, we believe we
Estimates from rival analyst firms might contradict these figures, but Canalys is suggesting Huawei has overtaken Samsung as the worlds most popular smartphone brand. While Huawei had to swallow a 5% year-on-year decline for shipments in the quarter, it has seemingly navigated the difficult trading conditions more favourably than its rivals. This is most likely
As US lawmakers scrutinise whether Silicon Valley has too much power and influence, Facebook, Google and Apple have all prepared statements to suggest the world would be worse off without them. While some might scoff at the idea that multi-national corporations raking in billions in profit each year are working for the little man, there
Vivo phone with a model number V2024A has reportedly passed the 3C certification in China, and speculation has it could be the iQoo 3 Pro 5G. According to an image circulating on the internet, the phone has 5G and 55W fast charging support. This is also a hint that the handset may go official as
CBC’s Jason Proctor explains the connection between Canada’s 5G network and Chinese tech giant Huawei. Canada is considering whether to exclude Huawei from its 5G network over cybersecurity concerns. Read more: www.cbc.ca/sanctioned »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage:
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has expanded the 1500GB fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) Bharat Fiber broadband plan by reintroducing it in the Telangana circle. The plan, which offers 1500GB of high-speed data allocation at up to 200Mbps, was initially launched in the Chennai and Telangana circles in January on a promotional basis. However, it was dropped from
Corning’s Michelle Engarto, vice president of wireless solutions and product line management, reflects on how the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the role of cellular into sharp focus. She discusses how 5G can be applied in vertical industries like manufacturing and logistics, then pulls the lens back to consider the compounding value created when 5G solutions
True Move tapped Chinese equipment vendor ZTE for 5G RAN equipment, as the operator moves ahead with plans to deploy a tri-band network across Thailand. In a statement, ZTE said it will provide the operator with macro 5G base stations, and single- and multi-band indoor cell sites covering the 700MHz, 2.6GHz and 26GHz bands. True
EE has been named the UK network leader for 5G experience in a report which sees itself and Vodafone pull clear of O2 and Three. With a report that demonstrates the best product does not always translate to the most commercially successful one, RootMetrics have ranked the UK 5G networks. As what has become normality,
Google Cloud and Orange are the latest telco-cloud duo to announce a partnership focused on capitalising on edge computing enthusiasm. With Orange bringing smarts on how to deliver connectivity solutions in a multi-national environment, while Google comes armed with expertise in cloud, AI and digital transformation, this is another example of the two segments collaborating
CES, the annual Consumer Electronics Show that that takes place in Los Angeles each year, is one of the biggest events in the tech industry and it’s going virtual for 2021. Gary Shapiro, President and CEO of the Consumer Technology Association (which runs CES), shared a video message on Twitter where he outlined how next year’s
Part of the AirScale Radio Access solution family, AirScale Radios come in single-band and dual-band versions, as well as the world’s first triple band radio. These compact radios offer the lowest total cost of ownership by providing various advanced features. Find out all about these features in this video. Also, make sure to visit our
Bharti Airtel seems to have modified its Superhero programme that debuted in April to offer benefits to customers recharging prepaid accounts of fellow customers. The programme used to offer a four percent discount on all recharges. However, it has been spotted that the telco has reduced the discount percentage on some recharge plans. There are
Nokia and US Cellular announced a commercial deal to add 5G millimeter-wave capabilities in the 24 GHz and 28 GHz spectrum bands to the carrier’s network, the European vendor said in a release. Under the terms of the agreement, US Cellular will deploy Nokia’s AirScale portfolio, with cloud RAN capabilities, to provide mmWave-based 5G enhanced
Analysts predicted worldwide spending on 5G network infrastructure would almost double year-on-year in 2020, with half of all investments made on deployments in China. In its latest study on wireless infrastructure spend, Gartner predicted $8.1 billion would be splashed globally on 5G by communications service providers (CSPs) this year, up from $4.2 billion in 2019.
This week will see the next step in the currently floundering mission to bring Silicon Valley to heel as US lawmakers examine the strategies which made the technology industry the force it is today. What we are seeing unfold is not an uncommon sequence of events in US corporate history. There are several examples of
AST & Science counts on Orbion’s new-fangled (and cheaper) plasma rocket thrusters to launch fully-fledged SpaceMobile network. The technology stars are apparently aligning to make it even more economically attractive for private investors to launch a constellation of satellites to provide end-user devices with cellular coverage. According to Forbes, US start-up AST & Science (AST)