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Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

Blockchain Spending In APAC To Reach $2.4 Bn By 2022

April 24, 2019 at 11:48 am 0 comments

A recent report by IDC suggests that spending on blockchain solutions in Asia Pacific region excluding Japan is expected to reach $2.4 billion by 2022 growing at a CAGR of 77.5% over a forecast period of 2018-2022. The report said, in 2018, blockchain spending in APAC excluding Japan totalled $284.8Read More

UROS Deploys Qualcomm XR Powered RealWear Devices For Kazakhstan’s Digitization Project

UROS Deploys Qualcomm XR Powered RealWear Devices For Kazakhstan’s Digitization Project

April 24, 2019 at 9:54 am 0 comments

UROS, an IoT connectivity firm, RealWear, a connected safety gear maker, and Qualcomm have joined hands for a digitization project set to begin in Kazakhstan later this year. The project involves providing connected safety equipments to thousands of workers in Kazakhstan who work in distant areas devoid of proper connectivity. ThisRead More

GTT Nominates Spruce House Co-founder Ben Stein To Board of Directors

GTT Nominates Spruce House Co-founder Ben Stein To Board of Directors

April 24, 2019 at 8:52 am 0 comments

Cloud networking firm GTT Communications has announced that it will nominate Benjamin Stein for election to the company’s board of directors at its 2019 annual meeting. Mr. Stein is co-founder and managing partner of The Spruce House Partnership (“Spruce House”), a New York-based investment partnership. Spruce House is currently theRead More

Galaxy Fold Screen Breaks, Samsung Postpones Launch Event, Recalls Review Units

Galaxy Fold Screen Breaks, Samsung Postpones Launch Event, Recalls Review Units

April 23, 2019 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

Samsung’s much talked about foldable phone, the Galaxy Fold, is turning out to be another headache for the Korean electronics major as the screens of the phone are reportedly getting broken with very minimal use. Post widespread reportage on the screen issues with the device, Samsung has postponed its USRead More

China Unicom, Qualcomm To Showcase Live 5G Today; Vivo, Oppo, Nubia To Participate

China Unicom, Qualcomm To Showcase Live 5G Today; Vivo, Oppo, Nubia To Participate

April 23, 2019 at 9:03 am 0 comments

China Unicom is demonstrating live 5G communication services today at the China Unicom Partner Conference taking place in Shanghai. The public demonstrations will see 5G devices from OEMs like nubia, OnePlus, OPPO, Vivo, Xiaomi and ZTE that will run on China Unicom’s 5G network. All these devices are built on Qualcomm Snapdragon 855Read More

Qualcomm And Apple Are Friends Again! Drop All Cases, Sign Multi-year Contract

Qualcomm And Apple Are Friends Again! Drop All Cases, Sign Multi-year Contract

April 17, 2019 at 9:37 am 0 comments

Two major technology firms – Qualcomm and Apple – that were entangled with a set of litigations with each other Monday buried all hatchets and became friends again! Both the firms have announced that they have dropped all cases against each other and looking forward to work together again. AsRead More

Global IT Services Revenue Crossed $1 Tn In 2018

Global IT Services Revenue Crossed $1 Tn In 2018

April 16, 2019 at 9:46 am 0 comments

Worldwide revenues for IT Services and Business Services crossed the $1 trillion mark in 2018 with $513 billion coming from the second half of the year according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semiannual Services Tracker. Annual growth for IT services revenue accelerated slightly to 4.3%, outstripping the worldwideRead More

Orange Business Services Bags 5-year WAN Contract From Polynt

Orange Business Services Bags 5-year WAN Contract From Polynt

April 15, 2019 at 11:45 am 0 comments

Orange Business Services Monday said it has bagged a five-year contract from chemical composites producer Polynt to deploy a global wide area network or WAN. The network meets Polynt’s requirement for a seamless, global end-to-end communications solution following its merger two years ago with U.S. chemical company Reichhold. It willRead More

Travel Startup Klook Raises $225 Mn In Series D Funding Led By Softbank

Travel Startup Klook Raises $225 Mn In Series D Funding Led By Softbank

April 9, 2019 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Hong Kong-based travel services startup Klook has raised $225 million in Series D+ funding from a group led by Softbank Vision Fund. The company said the newly raised fund will help the firm expand into new geographies and scale up services. With this the company’s total Series D funding roundRead More

Without New Utility Global Mobile Phone Market Might Shrink In 2019

Without New Utility Global Mobile Phone Market Might Shrink In 2019

April 8, 2019 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

While smartphone makers keep claiming of selling millions of devices every quarter, the mobile phone market is expected to shrink in 2019 if the phone makers do not bring significant new features and utilities, a report said. “Users have reached a threshold for new technology and applications, which means thatRead More