All Entries in the Category : Telecom

Commentary: Microsoft moves to eliminate Nokia

In addition to initiating a massive lay-off, Microsoft also plans to discontinue Nokia’s Asha-, Series 40- and X-series handset products as well as to rename the Lumia-series – moves which could eventually lead to the elimination of Nokia.

: Telecom

Taiwan makers to ship 21.95 million handsets in 3Q14

Taiwan-based ODMs and own-brand makers will ship 21.95 million handsets in the third quarter of 2014, increasing by 4.2% on quarter and by 32.1% on year, and 18.65 million or 85% of the shipments will be smartphones, according to Digitimes Research.

: Data, Telecom

Connecting Islands of Industrial IoT

Industrial and heavy-duty building automation systems such as HVAC, lighting, factory-floor monitoring, and security have been using networking technologies for a long time — so long, in fact, that a majority predate the widespread embedding of Internet protocol (IP) into devices.

: Industrial, Telecom

Samsung Postpones Launch of Tizen Smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company’s ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google’s Android or Apple’s iOS.

: Telecom

Teardown: Amazon Fire Phone

We had high hopes that Amazon built a solid, repairable Fire Phone. It began with a similar opening procedure to the current crop of iPhones, but with welcome Torx T3 screws instead of Pentalobes. However, all of the fancy tech we found inside made for a veritable mess of cables, connectors, and glue.

: Teardowns, Telecom

Five MA companies at the forefront of the IOT revolution

Description: Until SunSprite came along, it had been difficult to measure how much light a person gets at any point in time. The solar-powered device, made by GoodLux Technology, tells users how much light they are getting and also connects to an iOS mobile app that allows users to track their daily light intake.

: Telecom

Apple reports fiscal 3Q14 results

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 third quarter ended June 28, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenues of US$37.4 billion and quarterly net profits of US$7.7 billion, or US$1.28 per diluted share.

: Computer, Consumer, Telecom