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Strong demand hits Galaxy Note 7 rollout

Samsung is reportedly seeing supply constraints for its recently announced Galaxy Note 7, following strong ...


LG reveals more V20 details

LG Electronics continued with its teaser campaign for its anticipated V20 smartphone, stating it will ...


Pokemon Go popularity waning

Nintendo’s hit augmented reality (AR) game Pokemon Go is experiencing a downward trend as far as daily active users, downloads, and engagement metrics are concerned, according to Bloomberg.


Alphabet and others push 4G in 3.5GHz

Six firms including Google parent Alphabet, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm set up the CBRS Alliance ...


Telkom SA chief attacks “random and erratic” regulator

Telkom South Africa CEO Sipho Maseko slammed the country’s industry regulator for tending “to make ...


Project Loon gets new head as it aims for commercial deployment

Google hired Tom Moore, co-founder of satellite-based broadband service provider WildBlue Communications, to be vice president at its research division X and general manager of the ambitious Project Loon starting September.

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Governments call for EC to consider decryption directive

French and German governments named messaging app Telegram as they urged greater cooperation in anti-terror ...

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Idea Cellular rejects Vodafone India merger talk

India’s third largest operator Idea Cellular reportedly denied it was in merger talks with larger ...


Thai regulator rejects TOT’s 2.3GHz plan

Thailand’s telecoms regulator threatened to recall spectrum from troubled TOT after the state-owned enterprise failed ...

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Smart, Globe face House probe over poor service

The Philippines House of Representatives has requested that the country’s top two mobile operators – ...

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Fitbit picks up win in Jawbone legal battle

Fitbit said the US International Trade Commission found in its favour in its trade secrets ...


Indonesia’s smartphone market shows continued weakness

Indonesia’s smartphone market remained in the doldrums in Q2, with shipments down 5 per cent ...


Singtel joins crowd in seeking stake in Vietnam’s Mobifone

Regional operator Singtel is considering acquiring a stake in Vietnam’s second largest operator Mobifone, which ...

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Microsoft and Lenovo ink app and patent pact

Microsoft and Lenovo announced a “deepening of their strategic relationship”, which will see Microsoft apps ...

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Little luck for Lyft as it looks for buyers

Ride sharing service provider Lyft has been on the hunt for potential buyers, reportedly seeking as much as $9 billion and talking to companies like General Motors, one of its largest investors, as well as Apple, Google, Amazon, Uber and Didi Chuxing. However, so far it has not made much progress.


Samsung updates India-focused Tizen line

Samsung unveiled another Tizen powered smartphone targeting the India market, with its first 4G device supporting ...

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MegaFon launches a payments card with a difference

Russian operator MegaFon launched a contactless payment card linked to a subscriber’s mobile phone balance, rather ...

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America Movil will keep 51% stake in Telekom Austria

America Movil snipped its stake in Telekom Austria but said it has “no current intention” ...

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Google kicks off Android Nougat rollout

Google made available the latest version of its Android platform, although it will be some ...


Tech giants Apple and Nokia invest in health

Apple acquired personal health data startup Gliimpse to boost its presence in the health industry, while Nokia reportedly wants to add a hundred employees by the end of the year to Withings, the French health device maker it acquired in April.