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  • Intel Skaugen

    Intel pushes cable-free future, partners with Haier in China Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: Intel is on a mission to reduce the clutter and inconvenience of the multitude of wires currently required for computing and is first pushing to eliminate wired charging. Its next target is passwords. The average person carries six cables, said Kirk Skaugen (pictured), Intel’s senior VP and GM of client computing. ...
  • CES ASia

    CES Asia keynote: Accenture and IBM see IoT move beyond hype Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: The Internet of Things (IoT) has moved into the accelerated development stage, with more and more adjacent industries - like insurance and healthcare - jumping on board to improve efficiency and trim operating costs. These were the highlights of an IoT panel discussion today at the event. Wei Sun, IoT global strategic initiative leader ...
  • Baidu

    Mercedes is latest to expand partnership with Baidu Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: Mercedes-Benz yesterday joined the crowd in expanding its partnership with internet search and maps provider Baidu to give its car owners more personalised connected-vehicle services. Mercedes-Benz said it will integrate Baidu’s CarLife, a smartphone-based in-car infotainment system, into its cars in China. CarLife is designed for smartphone integration in cars, similar ...
  • WeDo Generic

    Disruption can come from inside as well as out — Televisa Edit Post

    LIVE FROM WEDO WORLDWIDE USER GROUP 2015: The “first disruption” to have a big effect on Mexican cable player Televisa came from within the company rather than externally. Noting that the multimedia giant had grown through the combination of various businesses, Federico Valdez reflected on how it ended up with a number of different teams who had ...
  • Idea Cellular

    Idea Cellular looks to offload tower business for $1.2B – report Edit Post

    Idea Cellular, India’s third-largest mobile operator, is reportedly working on a INR78.5 billion ($1.2 billion) deal to sell its independent tower business. According to The Economic Times, Malaysia’s Axiata and American Tower Corporation (ATC) have expressed interest in the business, which comprises 11,000 towers. Bharti Infratel is reportedly in the frame too. A joint venture company in ...

  • Audi CES Asia

    CES Asia kicks off with Audi facing biggest auto industry challenges; event visitors of... Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: Digitisation and sustainability are forcing the automotive industry to undergo the most profound change in its near 130-year history, claimed Audi chairman Rupert Stadler. Delivering the pre-show keynote this afternoon to a standing-room only crowd at a hotel near the CES venue, Stadler said the auto industry has never had to change as fast ...
  • India DoT

    Indian government suggests Airtel Zero, Internet.org violate net neutrality Edit Post

    India’s Department of Telecom (DoT), in its preliminary findings, has said that Bharti Airtel’s sponsored content service and Reliance Communications’ zero-rating deal with Facebook/Internet.org are “against the spirit of net neutrality”. A high-level government source told the Economic Times that this is the view after its initial assessment. “Any final decision regarding the two services will ...


  • Audi S3

    Audi's partnership with Baidu designed to boost connected car offering in China Edit Post

    Audi will enhance its partnership with internet search and maps provider Baidu to boost its connected car offering in China, the company said in a statement today. The plan is for Audi to officially sign a contract with Baidu based on integrating the latter’s CarLife platform into its cars. Baidu CarLife is specifically designed for smartphone integration ...