All Entries in the Category : Telecom

IoT Terrain Still Shifting

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The landscape of the Internet of Things has become complex and will only get more complicated. Competing platforms are still evolving and pathways to interoperability between them need to be built, according to insiders familiar with the terrain

: Telecom

Microsoft to close two China handset factories

Microsoft will close two Chinese factories that it acquired when it bought Nokia’s handset business in April 2014, cutting 9,000 jobs.

: Telecom

HP in talks to buy wifi gear maker Aruba Networks

Feb 25 (Reuters) – Hewlett-Packard Co is in talks to buy wifi network gear maker Aruba Networks Inc and a deal may be announced as soon as next week, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

: Telecom

Inventec profits expected to surpass NT$8B in 2015

Notebook ODM Inventec, mainly due to a large increase in shipments of smart hand-held devices from 51 million units in 2014 to 75 million units in 2015, is expected to attain net profits of NT$8.259 billion (US$261 million) for 2015, growing on year by 16.7%, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

: Data, ODM, Telecom

Apple Invests $1.9B in European Data Hubs

Apple says it’s investing 1.7 billion euros ($1.92 billion) in data centers in Denmark and Ireland that will be powered by renewable energy, its largest such project in Europe to date.

: Computer, Consumer, Telecom

Xiaomi Edged Out Samsung As China’s Top Smartphone Vendor In 2014

Xiaomi has taken the top spot in China’s smartphone market away from Samsung, says a new report by research firm IDC.

: Telecom

Smartphone sales grow 23% to over 1.2bn units in 2014

Global smartphone revenue grew 20% year-on-year to a record $115bn in fourth-quarter 2014 as unit sales rose 19% to almost 346 million (totalling over 1.2bn in full-year 2014), according to market research firm GfK.

: Data, Telecom