Homepage

  • Huawei Audi Interconnected Car

    Huawei, Audi partner on next-gen connected cars Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: Huawei announced yesterday it is partnering with Audi to explore the future of interconnected vehicles as they increasingly link to the urban infrastructure to improve safety and convenience. Audi currently uses Huawei’s LTE modules in its new Q7 SUV, supporting data download speeds of up to 100Mb/s. “We see the unlimited opportunities ...
  • 21_Xperia_Z3_+_Blue_Group

    Sony refreshes Z3 flagship line with Xperia Z3+ Edit Post

    Sony Mobile updated its flagship range with the launch of Z3+, stopping short of badging it as a new range-topper. With several recent flagship devices – notably HTC’s One M9 – being criticised for offering little over the smartphones that preceeded them, the Z3+ branding reflects the fact that it offers an incremental upgrade over the ...
  • twitter-logo

    Twitter held $1B talks to acquire Flipboard Edit Post

    Twitter has reportedly been embroiled in a series of talks to acquire social media aggregation app Flipboard in an all-stock deal worth $1 billion, according to technology publication Re/Code. The discussions, which have since stalled, began at the start of the year and were led by Twitter’s CFO Anthony Noto. The two companies are already partners on ...
  • LeTV Liang

    New Chinese smartphone player LeTV looks to users to drive produc... Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: China’s LeTV aims to reverse the traditional approach to product development by looking at what its customers want, then moving upstream to find a solution rather than starting with innovation or technology and seeing how the market reacts. Giving the afternoon keynote at the event today, Liang Jun (pictured), COO of ...
  • WeDo 3

    Managing risk key to supporting enterprise disruption Edit Post

    WEDO WORLDWIDE USER GROUP 2015: Panelists from SAP, Lisbon City Hall, PWC and Microsoft discussed the need to accept – but manage – risk as the nature of business changes, with Joao Couto (pictured, right), general manager of Microsoft Portugal, warning that “the biggest risk is not doing anything”. Luiz Ponzoni, partner at PWC Brazil, echoed ...

  • firefox-os-phone1-600x614

    Mozilla revamps Firefox OS strategy Edit Post

    Mozilla is refocusing its Firefox OS efforts, acknowledging that it has “not seen sufficient traction for a $25 phone”, and that instead it will “focus on efforts that provide a better user experience, rather than focusing on cost alone”. Its new strategy was announced in a memo from chief executive Chris Beard, which was subsequently published ...
  • Ofcom

    Ofcom reveals plan for upcoming UK mobile auction Edit Post

    UK telecoms watchdog Ofcom today revealed an update to its plans to release mobile airwaves in the 2.3GHz and 3.4GHz spectrum bands, kicking-off a consultation with potential bidders on the best way to proceed with the upcoming auction. In a statement, it said the spectrum auction will be used “to meet the growing demand for mobile broadband ...


  • BlackBerry Passport

    BlackBerry subject to takeover speculation – again – following latest job cuts Edit Post

    BlackBerry was again the subject of takeover speculation, shortly after the company announced more job cuts in its latest reshuffle. According to reports, Microsoft is among the potential suitors for BlackBerry, as it looks to bolster its position in the mobile market. Following its acquisition of the bulk of Nokia’s Devices & Services business, it seems ...