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    ASUS updates mobile device line Edit Post

    ASUS unveiled a number of new products at the Computex 2015 event this week, including a new selfie-oriented smartphone and an updated smartwatch. ZenFone Selfie The company said that its ZenFone Selfie is a “unique smartphone designed to capture the best possible selfies, quickly and simply”. While a number of vendors have trumpeted the capabilities of their ...
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    Intel inks $17B Altera buy Edit Post

    Intel confirmed its anticipated acquisition of semiconductor company Altera, with a definitive agreement signed for an approximately $16.7 billion all-cash deal. In a statement, Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, said: “Intel’s growth strategy is to expand our core assets into profitable, complimentary market segments. With this acquisition, we will harness the power of Moore’s Law to ...
  • Italy

    Vodafone Italia, Wind and Metroweb strike network deal Edit Post

    Vodafone Italia and Vimpelcom’s Italian subsidiary Wind have signed a letter of intent with Metroweb to jointly rollout fibre coverage, casting further doubts on Telecom Italia’s chances of landing the broadband unit. Telecom Italia had a takeover bid for Metroweb rejected by the company’s partial state owners last year but had reportedly planned to revitalise its bid after rivals ...
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    Nokia moves into the cloud with “disruptive” AirFrame product lau... Edit Post

    Nokia today unveiled what it claimed is “the first offering that combines the benefits of cloud computing technologies with the stringent requirements of the core and radio in the telco world”, as the company “continues to innovate and reinvent itself” in its 150th anniversary year. In a conference call today, Marc Rouanne, EVP of mobile broadband at ...
  • RCOM

    RCOM sees data traffic take off Edit Post

    Fourth quarter profit at India’s fourth largest operator, Reliance Communications, shot up by 46 per cent year-on-year, as the operator experienced a surge in data usage. Reliance saw net profit rise to INR 2.28 billion ($36 million) in the three months to end-March from INR1.56 billion in the year-ago period. Revenue grew by less than one per cent to ...

  • EE Trials 4G Broadcast for FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium, connected by EE

    EE ramps up LTE Broadcast efforts Edit Post

    UK operator EE is gearing up to push its LTE Broadcast service live next year after a successful trial at Wembley Stadium last weekend, predicting that by 2019 the technology will be the sole driver of live TV content delivered over its network. Following a trial at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow last year, EE demoed ...
  • Pichai IO15

    Google unveils new IoT, Android platforms alongside payments push Edit Post

    Google used its Google I/O event to talk up growth of the Android ecosystem beyond smartphones and tablets into the wearables and auto space, as well as unveiling the next Android release and a new platform targeting the IoT market. The company said that customers can choose from seven different Android Wear watches, and that by ...


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    Europe strikes 5G R&D deal with Japan Edit Post

    The European Union (EU) joined forces with Japan to work towards a “common understanding of 5G”, identify “new harmonised frequencies” for the next-generation technology, and cooperate on future 5G applications. “Our agreement with Japan is a milestone on the road to a global definition of 5G, its service characteristics and standards,” said Günther Oettinger, European Commissioner ...