Qualcomm lifts lid on 5G NR mmWave and sub-6 GHz RF modules
Published in Mobiles


Ready for 5G

Qualcomm unveiled the world’s first fully-integrated 5G NR millimeter wave (mmWave) and sub-6 GHz RF modules for smartphones and other mobile devices.

Apple looking to Chinese to make OLED screens
Published in Mobiles

 

Samsung’s Chinese rival is bidding

Chinese manufacturer, BOE, is developing advanced organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays, which it hopes will be used in the Apple's smartphones.

UK goes on a full-fibre diet
Published in News
Monday, 23 July 2018 13:40

UK goes on a full-fibre diet


Catching up with the rest of the world


Britain set out plans to promote the roll out of full-fibre broadband, including targeting public money at rural areas and insisting that the fastest connections are included as standard in new build properties.

Atos buys Syntel
Published in Cloud
Monday, 23 July 2018 13:16

Atos buys Syntel


Cloudy future

French technology services company Atos is to acquire Syntel in an all-cash transaction valued at about $3.57 billion, including net debt, the companies said.

EU wants US tech companies to pay tax
Published in News
Monday, 23 July 2018 13:07

EU wants US tech companies to pay tax


US Tech horrified


European finance leaders called for progress on global rules to tax the digital economy at a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers in Argentina on Sunday.

Mobile phone use stuffs up kids' memory
Published in News


They forget that the iPhone is rubbish

A team of boffins has been looking at the effects of mobile phone use on teenage brains and discovered that it does serious problems to memory.

Google Translate’s AI starts talking about the end of the world
Published in AI


At least in Yoruba to English


While some companies are dumb enough to rely on Goggle Translate instead of spending money on an expensive translator, it is starting to look like the AI has fears about the end of the world.

Acer appears to be the most popular laptop maker
Published in PC Hardware


At least on Amazon

Acer appears to have become a very popular maker of laptops – if the Prime sales on Amazon are anything to go by.

Huawei has shipped 100 million smartphones
Published in Mobiles


On the way to its 200 million target

Huawei has announced that it has shipped up to 100 million smartphones so far in 2018, and the company is on track to ship 200 million units by the end of the year.

Apple and Fitbit are collateral damage in Trump's trade war
Published in News


Tame Apple Press shocked

The latest round of US tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show.