Mobile World Congress

Can the Nokia 6 Hang with Other Cheap Android Phones?

The Nokia brand made a big splash back at Mobile World Congress earlier this year when HMD Global announced a whole new range of Android phones along …

Mobile Technology

Discovery announces first-ever mobile broadcast partner for its Olympics coverage

Discovery Communications is pressing ahead with its ambition to redefine the Olympics viewing experience after confirming that the Games will have an …

Olympics

House bill set to restrict Pentagon from buying Chinese or Russian tech over cyberattack fears

The pending House defense bill contains new provisions that would restrict the Pentagon from buying equipment from Chinese or Russian telecommunications firms over cyber attack fears.<p>A section of the fiscal 2018 defense authorization legislation calls for protecting the security of the nuclear …

Business

Watch Roborace's self-driving race car hustle around the track

This is the first in-car video showcasing the DevBot's capabilities at near-race pace.<p>Robots are coming for drivers of all shapes and sizes -- regular commuters, truck drivers and even race car drivers. Here's what it looks like when an autonomous race car flies around a track without a driver.<p>The …

Transportation

Vivo Could Announce First Smartphone With Fingerprint Sensor Embedded in Display at MWC2017 Shanghai

Chinese mobile maker Vivo could be set to beat both Apple and Samsung to the punch by announcing the first smartphone with a fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen, if an official company Mobile World Congress teaser is anything to go by.<p>Last week a video began making the rounds online that …

Mobile

Accenture's third-quarter revenue beats estimates

(Reuters) - Consulting and outsourcing services provider Accenture Plc reported a better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, as the company's investments to boost its digital and cloud services pay off.<p>Shares of the company fell 1.3 percent to $125.40 in premarket trading after Accenture …

Markets

New Vivo phone may have an embedded fingerprint sensor, teased for next week

Vivo has been making waves the past few years not only in its home country China but also in India and other emerging markets like Malaysia and the …

Tablets

Nokia rebrands Withings health devices

Withings products are now being sold under the Nokia name. Image: Nokia via AFP Relaxnews<p>A Nokia rebranding of Withings products has been on the …

Digital Health

Facebook Wants Court to Let It Sell Oculus Headset

Facebook Inc. (FB) has asked a federal judge in Texas to grant it permission to continue to sell virtual reality headsets from Oculus, the company it …

Virtual Reality

Intel Will Sponsor the Olympics to Showcase Virtual Reality Tech

Most Popular<p>Intel plans to sponsor the Olympics through 2024 in the company's latest bid to show off its technology through high-profile sports …

Virtual Reality

Nokia completes Withings rebranding with launch of two new digital health products

It’s been swell, Withings<p>Earlier this year at Nokia’s event in Mobile World Congress, the company announced that Withings’ connected health devices would be transferred to the Nokia brand. Today, the rebranded line has completed the transition to Nokia, and it’s now available with some notable …

Digital Health

Withings is now Nokia

Nokia announced at Mobile World Congress back in February that it would be sunsetting the Withings brand this summer. After giving fans of the French connected health device maker sufficient time to mourn, the brand name is finally officially being removed from its existing product lines. All …

Nokia

Cisco adds subscription services to its core networking business

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Cisco Systems Inc's (CSCO.O) core networking business on Tuesday took its first step into the market of subscription services, announcing a suite of new security and automation tools for big businesses.<p>This new "intuitive network" represents a major change in how Cisco …

Amazon.com Inc

5 Billion People Now Subscribe to Mobile Services Around the World

About two-thirds of the world's population is now using mobile devices, according to the latest research from GSMA Intelligence.

Enterprise Tech

Sony's Xperia Touch interactive projector is now available in Europe for the princely sum of €1499.99

Like gadgets? Got an extra 1500 euros lying around? If you live in Europe, Sony has just the thing for you: the Xperia Touch. This fancy little …

Mobile

Samsung tipped to launch Galaxy Tab S3 in India next week

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, which was originally unveiled at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in February is expected to debut in India later this …

Tablets

LINE Unveils Cloud AI ‘Clova’ at Mobile World Congress

<b>•‘Cloud Virtual Assistant’ leverages LINE’s unique localization capabilities to create a new type of AI platform</b><p><b>•Clova App and Smart Speaker ‘Wave’</b> …

Automation

Ricoh R Development kit now shipping

The RICOH R Development Kit that was first shown to the public at Mobile World Congress this spring is now shipping and available to order for $499. …

Photography

Vivo could beat both Apple and Samsung to the under-glass fingerprint punch with this mysterious phone

They say Apple is still struggling to incorporate a functional, reliable Touch ID sensor into the borderless OLED screen of that potentially …

Samsung

LG G7 and V30 may both see accelerated launches

If you follow the South Korean media at all you’ll know they have an approach to news that’s similar to Samsung’s old product portfolio strategy: if you throw enough spaghetti at the wall some of it is bound to stick. But that’s not to say they’re not always onto something. Take the recent claim …

Mobile Technology

LINE introduces WAVE, its first smart home device

Japan-based messaging app company LINE Corporation has introduced its first smart home device, WAVE, which is set to be launched this year as part of …

Automation

Premature speculation calls for LG G7 launch in January 2018, V30 this August

The beautiful LG G6 has barely been out a couple of months in some markets, even less in many others, and in all honesty, we don’t know much about …

Technology

What techniques should agencies use to appeal to brands?

Often seen as a dark art – and certainly with its (unfair) amount of negative press – the skill of reaching out to brands to drum up some shiny, …

Marketing

This in-ear translator will hit eardrums next month

Aussie startup Lingmo is claiming a world-first with the launch of an earpiece that translates foreign languages in seconds.<p>Aussie startup Lingmo is farewelling language faux pas with an earpiece that can translate eight languages, taking seconds, and it could be yours within a month.<p>Lingmo's …

Technology

This earpiece can translate foreign languages in seconds

Lingmo's AI-powered earpiece can translate between English, French, Italian, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, German and Chinese<p>The Babel fish has …

IBM Watson

Archos unveils its first ‘borderless’ and rugged phones, as well as Nubia-designed duo

IFA Berlin is still a few months away, with both the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress well behind us, …

Technology

UAE telco Etisalat to pilot 5G

CTO says company is committed to trials and commercial launch of 5G in the UAE and the rest of the Middle East

Innovation

Apple: Concern Over Intel Modem Misses The Bigger Picture

Apple tumbles on Bloomberg report of Intel modem delay.<p>Apple's key strategic thrust is to develop its own modem capability.<p>Apple partners with …

Western Digital

The 5G finish line is so close you can almost touch it – Nokia

If the road to 4G was a complicated one it appears things might be a little different in the build up to 5G according to Hossein Moiin, CTO of …

Telecoms

Netflix Knows What You Want ... Before You Do

In 1997, a tiny company in Scotts Valley, Calif., came up with a radical business model. The big idea was to use data to change the way average people consume media.<p>That company was <b>Netflix</b>. Founders Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph started with a humble DVD rent-by-mail website. It took off. …

Netflix