All Entries in the Category : Telecom

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 BOM Tops $250

Take a peek under the hood of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 smartphone and it will become clear why the handset carries a heavy bill of materials (BOM) price tag.

: Data, Telecom

Motorola People, Products Remembered

SAN JOSE, Calif. — I never walked its corridors in Schaumberg, Ill., but I feel I have been touched by the digital DNA of Motorola. Now as some of the remaining elements of Motorola are being absorbed into companies such as Lenovo and Zebra, I thought it was a good time to talk about people and products we remember.

: Telecom |

Initial shipments of most new flagship smartphones running high

Initial shipments of new flagship smartphones launched by Samsung Electronics, HTC and LG Electronics have been stable, but Sony Mobile Communications reportedly has encountered a shortage for the supply of its new flagship model, the Xperia Z2, according to market sources.

: Data, Telecom

CEO says BlackBerry would exit handset business if it’s not profitable

BlackBerry Ltd. CEO John Chen says that the Canadian technology company will pull out of the handset business if it remains unprofitable.

: Telecom

Lenovo dials up smartphone business expansion

BEIJING — China’s Lenovo Group is continuing its shopping spree, agreeing with NEC to purchase the Japanese high-tech firm’s smartphone-related patents.

: Telecom

Huawei Tries to Overcome ‘Fear of Huawei’

For the past few years, Cisco Systems and other telecom hardware manufacturers have been successful at convincing American businesses, telecoms, and government agencies to stay away from Huawei and ZTE products for fear of industrial and communications espionage by Chinese organizations and authorities.

: Telecom

Asus to release $99 smartphone

TAIPEI — Taiwanese PC maker Asustek Computer rolled out the new ZenFone smartphone series in its home market Tuesday, with the lowest-end model expected to carry a price tag of just $99.

: Telecom