Google has admitted that wide-spread connectivity issues in Japan were the result of a mistake by the tech giant. Web traffic intended for Japanese Internet service providers was being sent to Google instead.
Apple is reportedly holding an event on September 12 to launch the next iPhone, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
IEEE GLOBECOM 2017 features a 3-day Industry Program designed to provide insight into the fundamental research activities happening in 5G, IoT, LiFi, SDN, autonomous vehicles and cognitive mobile networks.
A court in South Korea has sentenced Samsung's billionaire heir-apparent Lee Jae-yong to five years in prison for corruption.
Google has released the latest version of its Android mobile operating system (OS), which is named after Oreo chocolate biscuits. It adds a new "picture-in-picture" mode that lets some apps run in a small corner of the screen.
Fujitsu is looking to offload its mobile phone operations, becoming the latest casualty of growing competition in the once highly lucrative market, where Japanese players are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with global giants.
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Samsung Electronics has decided to reduce its reliance on Qualcomm chips for next year's Galaxy S9 in an apparent tit-for-tat against the US chipmaker for making new foundry orders with its Taiwanese rival TSMC only, industry sources said on Aug. 21.
Mobile telecom gear maker Ericsson may lay off around 25,000 employees outside Sweden as part of its savings program, Swedish daily Svenska Dagbladet reported on Thursday, citing unidentified sources at the company.
ZTE's smartphone shipments increased by 36% in the second quarter of 2017, and if its growth continues, it might soon overtake LG to become the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the US.
The US International Trade Commission said it will investigate Apple following allegations by Qualcomm that the iPhone maker is violating six of its non-standards-essential patents. The review is the latest move in an escalating legal battle between the world's largest cellular chip vendor and one of its largest customers.
In an internal memo, a male software engineer at Google argued the lack of women in top tech jobs was due to biological differences between men and women.
Unlimiterhear provides Bluetooth solutions that customize music for your ears, provide dynamic volume protection, enhance speech clarity that place frequencies within your core listening range, and allow AI to be accessed on the go.
Wall Street is braced for delays to the launch of the next iPhone, as supply shortages and manufacturing problems threaten to push the smartphone's release later than Apple's usual September debut.
Essential is planning its international foray with launches in the UK, western Europe and Japan, although it has yet to launch its minimalist $699 handset in the US.
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Samsung recently bought ultraviolet lithography machines to make 7nm iPhone processors, The Korea Herald said on Tuesday. Sources claimed that one of Samsung's three co-CEOs, Kwon Oh-hyun, was central to winning the deal, and visited Apple's headquarters in June.
Huawei, which has been one of the main contributors towards standardizing NB-IoT technology (4.5G technology), has developed the first NB-IoT Smart Meter in partnership with JANZ CE and u-blox.
With the launch of Bixby and reports that Samsung is building its own competitor to Amazon's Echo, the consumer electronics giant has now made an acquisition that could help power its next generation of voice-powered services.
Microsoft is to cut "thousands" of jobs worldwide as it attempts to beef up its presence in the cloud computing sector. The technology giant wants to strengthen its cloud computing division but is facing intense competition from rivals such as Amazon and Google.
Shares of Tencent, China's biggest gaming and social media firm by revenue, fell nearly 4% this week up to the close of trade on Tuesday, wiping some US$12 billion off its market value. The stock was up more than 1% on Wednesday, reversing earlier losses.
Nokia is to supply a LTE network in the 700 megahertz spectrum band to the Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group, a diversified broadcasting, media, manufacturing and real estate company. The deployment will transform Shanghai's fast-growing former industrial district of Hongkou through a range of new smart city services, for which Nokia will supply advanced wireless communications based on FDD-LTE technology for smart city and public safety applications.
China Internet giant Tencent has limited the hours that children can play several of its most popular games. It said the measures, restricting gaming depending on the player's age, were "to dispel parents' worries."
Samsung is releasing a new phone using parts from its Galaxy Note 7, which was axed after a battery fault led to some devices catching fire. The new handset will go on sale only in South Korea on 7 July, with a safer, smaller battery, the firm said.
Intel is collaborating with AT&T and Ericsson on a second trial using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology to deliver an ultra-fast 5G network experience to more locations in Austin, Texas.
Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack. British advertising agency WPP is among those to say its IT systems have been disrupted as a consequence.
If you remember, all the way back in February, HMD's Nokia Android lineup made its international debut at Mobile World Congress. The highest-end device, the Nokia 6, impressed us with its metal body, great build quality, stock Android, and low ??29 price tag.
Apple is working with Cisco Systems to help businesses that primarily use gear from both companies to get a discount on cyber-security insurance premiums, Apple CEO Tim Cook said on Monday.
Samsung Electronics is expected to overtake Intel as the world's largest chipmaker in the current quarter, for the first time ever, on the back of strong demand for chips for mobile devices and data servers.
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Travis Kalanick stepped down Tuesday as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009 and that he built into a transportation colossus, after a shareholder revolt made it untenable for him to stay on at the company.
Nokia and Apple have settled all litigation related to their intellectual property dispute and agreed a multi-year patent license.
According to Samsung's latest job openings, it looks like the South Korean tech giant might be looking to reduce dependency on ARM and proceed to make its own custom mobile GPU.
Intel's executive ranks have been in a state of flux since mid-2015, when Intel president Renee James exited the company. The chip giant has since replaced many of its top managers including former CFO Stacy Smith and CIO Kim Stevenson, though Smith remains at the company in a different role while Stevenson has been snapped up by Lenovo to lead its datacentre group.
Jianguang Asset Management (JAC Capital), Leadcore Technology, Qualcomm (China) and Wise Road Capital have signed an agreement to form a joint venture - JLQ Technology - which will focus on the design, packaging, testing, customer support and sales related to chipsets for mass-tier smartphones designed and sold into China.
2017 is the year of the slim-bezel smartphone, and the latest to enter the fray is Andy Rubin's "Essential" smartphone startup. Today the company announced the "Essential Phone," a flagship Snapdragon 835 device headed to the US for $699.
The return of the Nokia name to the smartphone world stopped being a romantic dream earlier this year when HMD Global announced the Nokia 6 during CES. The excitement built as the Nokia 6 was joined by the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 handsets at Mobile World Congress. All of them were focused on delivering excellent value and power to the mid-range market.
A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says. It blames governments for storing data on software vulnerabilities which could then be accessed by hackers.
LG Innotek, the parts unit of LG Group, will supply facial recognition camera modules for the upcoming iPhone, tentatively called the iPhone 8, Korea Economic Daily reported on May 11.
Qualcomm has introduced two new mobile platforms, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 and 630, both designed to support a leap in performance enabling advanced photography and enhanced gaming, in addition to long battery life and fast LTE speeds.
Robert Bosch has won orders from Apple to supply the next iPhone with some of its motion sensors, according to a person familiar with the deal, a potential blow to InvenSense, currently the main supplier of those smartphone components.
Twitter is working with media firm Bloomberg to create a 24-hour rolling news channel for the messaging service. The live video stream will be made up of original programming as well as feeds from Bloomberg bureaus.