iPhone X impresses former Samsung owners, finds Strategy Analytics

Analysing early adopter reviews of Apple’s iPhone X from major online retailers, a new report from the Consumer Sentiment Analysis (CSA) service at Strategy Analytics “iPhone X Impresses Former Samsung Owners, but Price Dampened Conversion Enthusiasm” has found that more than four out of five iPhone X buyers

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Validation of Comprion GSMA SGP.23 Type B Device Tests activates new GCF work item

The tests specified as Type B by the GSMA are now part of the GCF mobile type approval program. “Manufacturers of consumer devices who want to use their smartphones, tablets, PCs, or smartwatches in the GSMA eSIM environment, now must prove that their devices correctly support switching of the operator.

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Bezel-less and edge-to-edge designs are rapidly becoming the norm, finds Strategy Analytics

Bezel-less and edge-to-edge designs are rapidly becoming the norm, allowing OEMs to squeeze larger displays into a more compact form factor. However, optimising one-handed usability and adding value through smart implementations of edge interactions is becoming critical.

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Google leads in AI powered smartphones

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, one out of every three smartphones sold worldwide this year will use artificial intelligence (AI) to power virtual assistants. But cloud-based AI which powers virtual assistants results in slower response times – On-device machine-learning will significantly speed smartphone AI.

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Huber+Suhner RF components bring high-speed Wi-Fi to iconic Berlin Fan mile

HUBER+SUHNER, a manufacturer of components and systems for fibre and RF connectivity, has implemented its state-of-the-art connectivity solutions for the installation of a public gigabit standard Wi-Fi access point at the famous Fan Mile in Berlin, Germany.

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Smith Micro announces the launch of SafePath® Family platform with Sprint

Smith Micro Software, Inc., announced that Sprint has launched its SafePath® Family platform, marking the first deployment of Smith Micro’s industry-leading family location and parental controls platform by a U.S. wireless operator.

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Will mobile devices replace computers?

For the first time in history, US consumers are using mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, more than PC’s to access the internet. This is the main reason why more and more companies are creating apps and making their websites mobile-friendly to reach more consumers.

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Renesas delivers R-Car reference package for Android supporting Android™ 8.0

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the availability of the R-Car reference package for Android™ for Renesas R-Car automotive system-on-chips (SoCs). This package supports Android 8.0, the latest OS announced by Google on August 22, 2017.

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The Internet of Things needs edge cloud computing

Internet of Things is no longer a trend or a future dystopia; it is happening today, is growing rapidly and will surely revolutionise many industries. As a result, there will soon be too many devices generating too much data for central cloud to operate efficiently.

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The bustling growth of IoT-connected smart cities

Technology is growing beyond our palm-held smartphones. It is now sizing up to empower cities and nations to become true global powers.

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Cisco Jasper launches platform for automated enterprise mobility management service

When an enterprise has hundreds or thousands of employees with business mobile devices like smartphones or tablets, managing and monitoring the connectivity, data usage, and general operation of those mobile devices can be a challenge that leads to high enterprise mobility costs.

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ASUS uses Infineon REAL3 image sensor chip to bring Augmented Reality into compact smartphones

The REAL3™ image sensor chip from Infineon Technologies AG has been incorporated in the new Augmented Reality (AR) smartphone by ASUS.

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Banks cannot ignore the Internet of Things and must embrace it

Despite its name, the concept of big data has evolved to embrace nearly all data, regardless of whether that data is considered big or small.

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Today is Internet Day – How are you celebrating?

Who knew? Today Saturday, October 29 is Internet Day. Well, Gemalto for one knew, and here two of their leading lights reflect on where we are now with the challenges facing the Internet of Things.

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Mobile e-commerce businesses to enhance platforms through IoT and predictive analytics

With the growth of mobile e-commerce, the number of online communication channels and the volume of customer data is multiplying, prompting software developers to design platforms that can collect and analyse data from all channels.

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Europe and North America reached 11.6m insurance telematics policies at year-end 2015

According to a new research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, the number of insurance telematics policies in force on the European market reached 5.3 million in Q4-2015.

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