Mobile World Congress

Cisco's security business revenue misses estimates, shares drop

REUTERS: Cisco Systems Inc's quarterly revenue in its closely-watched security business missed analysts' estimates, raising concerns about the …

Markets

Nokia 8 phone was built to help you overshare

Commentary: The flagship Nokia 8’s livestreaming and split-screen view option gives the Snapchat and Instagram crowd a new phone to consider.<p>YouTubers, influencers and habitual sharers, listen up. Nokia has a new phone designed specifically for you.<p>With the newly unveiled Nokia 8, you can …

Mobile Technology

Cisco revenue falls as declines in switches, routers businesses offset software gains

Cisco Systems Inc's (CSCO.O) revenue fell for the seventh straight quarter as declines in its switches and routers businesses outpaced gains at its …

Business (Canada)

Qualcomm’s new depth-sensing camera tech is designed for VR and face scanning

Qualcomm’s Spectra Module camera program is getting a few key new members set to arrive in the latest generation of Android handset. Most notable among the new options are depth sensing and biometric authentication, letting users unlock their phones with an iris scan.<p>The Spectra system essentially …

Samsung Gear VR

Migrant Workers’ Centre spot check highlights foreign workers’ ‘filthy’ dorms, fire and health hazards

View photos<p>More<p>Non-government organisation Migrant Workers’ Centre (MWC) on Sunday (13 August) denounced an employer for housing construction workers …

Mobile

Don't Let InterDigital Slip Through Your Fingers

InterDigital has a patent portfolio worth much more than the stated book value that it is poised to monetize.<p>You can buy the whole company for its …

Business

Does Net Neutrality Stifle Investment and Innovation? | Investopedia

Internet companies recently took part in a protest that was meant to highlight how the Federal Communications Commission chief Ajit Pai's proposal to …

Internet

Motorola's Gamepad Moto Mod available for pre-order in the US for $79.99

<b>Motorola</b> Gamepad Moto Mod that was announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year, is now available for pre-order on Verizon for …

Mobile

Gionee A1 Plus Review

Trying to break into the league of top five Chinese smartphone maker, Gionee has launched its latest offering A1 Plus in India. Priced at Rs 26,999, …

Tablets

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 to incorporate in-screen fingerprint sensor

There have been several reports floating around about how the in-screen fingerprint sensor is a problematic feature to implement for giants such as …

Samsung

Report claims Samsung's in-display fingerprint sensor won't arrive until the Note 9

The Galaxy Note 8 doesn’t arrive until August 23, but people are already talking about it successor’s features. The screen-embedded fingerprint …

Samsung

CBS signs with AT&T to stream networks on DirecTV Now

(Reuters) - CBS Corp said on Monday it signed a deal for its shows to feature on AT&T Inc's DirecTV Now online streaming service.<p>Under the agreement, DirecTV Now will stream CBS, CBS Sports, the CW channel and many of CBS' local broadcast stations, according to the company. Customers will also have …

DirecTV Now

No under-glass Touch ID in Apple iPhone 8

In a breather to its rival Samsung, Apple has decided to give its Touch ID security solution for its forthcoming “iPhone 8” handset a pass and will …

IPhone 8

Softbank is ‘interested’ in an Uber or Lyft investment

(<i>Reuters</i>) — SoftBank Group Corp, a prolific investor in global technology startups, reported a sharp rise in quarterly profits and said it would be interested in parking funds in ride-hailing firms Uber Technologies or Lyft Inc in the future.<p>This is the first time Softbank has publicly indicated an …

Masayoshi Son

BlackBerry’s back, baby (well, kind of)

There’s a new flagship BlackBerry in the South African market. The BlackBerry KEYone is the first such product not made by Canada’s BlackBerry, but …

Mobile Technology

10 copywriting tips for B2B marketers

James Fieldhouse, senior copywriter at OLIVER, lists his top 10 copywriting tips for B2B marketers<p><b>1. Always have a brief.</b> Starting a copy task …

B2B

How This U.S. Tech Giant Is Backing China’s Tech Ambitions

As the Chinese government develops drones, the American technology giant Qualcomm is helping. The same goes for artificial intelligence, mobile …

China

Behold the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

The Moto G5S starts at £219.99 while the Moto G5S Plus comes in at £259.99<p>Motorola has unveiled the special edition Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus range …

Tablets

BlackBerry KEYone 'Limited Edition Black' launched in India at Rs 39,990 as an Amazon exclusive

BlackBerry today launched the KEYone in India in a 'Limited Edition Black' variant that is priced at Rs 39,990. The Android-powered device made by …

Mobile Technology

3 Reasons a Metadata-Enabled Platform is a Dream Job Creator

Reflecting back on my last 5 years at Salesforce, I’m reminded why I chose to join in the first place. My two career passions are: keeping up with …

Employment

Black Hat 2017: A Wi-Fi Hopping Worm Targeting Smartphones

LAS VEGAS - If you haven't updated your smartphone with the latest operating system or security fix, you're probably going to want to do it now.<p>Broadpwn, a vulnerability in a Wi-Fi chip found in more than a billion phones, could allow a hacker within Wi-Fi range to take over your smartphone, …

Wi-Fi

Sprint said to be pursuing merger with Charter Communications

Sprint is said to be pursuing a merger with Charter Communications to create a media and telecom powerhouse.<p>This merger is the idea of Masayoshi Son, the founder and CEO of Tokyo-based telecom and Internet company Softbank, which acquired Sprint in 2013.<p>As proposed, the combined Sprint and Charter …

News (U.S.)

Why robots are the way of the future, especially for the elderly

SAN FRANCISCO — Paro closes its watery eyes, tilts its head and emits a soft cry. The robotic harp seal — the world’s best-known therapeutic robot — …

Robots

Gionee A1 selfie smartphone is priced at Rs 19,999; goes on sale on 31 March

After <b>announcing</b> its new flagship smartphone the A1 at Mobile World Congress, Gionee soon launched the smartphone in India. What was missing was the …

Tablets

HTC launches a new platform for the Vive Standalone VR headset, no PC required

A PC-free version of the HTC Vive is set to launch - but you probably won't be able to buy one<p>HTC has announced its first standalone VR headset – but …

Virtual Reality

Huawei sees annual smartphone shipment growth slowing amid focus on profit

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China's Huawei Technologies [HWT.UL] forecast smartphone shipments of 140 million-150 million this year, a sharp slowdown in annual growth as the world's third-largest smartphone maker chases profits instead of volumes by selling more high-end phones.<p>Shenzhen-based Huawei's …

Mobile Technology

2017 Virginia Football Opponent Preview: Boise State

UVa’s first road trip of 2017 is a daunting oneA Friday night trip to Boise will be the first road game for the 2017 Hoos and certainly their …

College & University

Fin24.com | BlackBerry's latest with full keypad hits SA next week

In an age when most smartphones are in slate form, Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is set to launch a device in South Africa with full physical …

Mobile Technology

Nokia phones return to Irish market

Nokia phones are to return to Ireland again from next month.<p>The new owner of the brand, HMD Global, is to release the Nokia 3, 5 and 6 smartphones as …

News (Ireland)

Verizon Wireless Accused Of Violating Net Neutrality Rules

Last week, customers using service speed test tools claimed that in some instances the speed at which they we able to steam Netflix was capped.

Internet