Newly published research shows language in Facebook posts, either applied alone or in conjunction with demographic data, is a highly accurate tool to predict certain health issues including diabetes and mental illness.
Mobile operators preparing to launch 5G services this year have expressed concerns that the value of the high-speed technology to consumers may not be clear or strong enough to justify the expense of its deployment.
Across the Asia-Pacific remittances are big business.
As 5G becomes a reality – following the launch of 5G mobile networks in the UK, the US and Spain – and as more companies innovate with the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) – an important supplementary technology that is receiving growing attention is edge computing.
With 60.8 million mobile subscriptions at the end of 2018, Colombia accounted for about 8.5% of total mobile subscriptions in Latin America.
Providers of augmented reality (AR) solutions for businesses, such as PTC, are hoping the technology will take off in a big way – but is businesses taking the bait?
Rumours circulating about AT&T’s shifting plans for its WarnerMedia streaming service highlight the fact that growing competition and evolving market dynamics in over-the-top video services will force all competitors to be nimble.
Apple is pushing prices up with its latest release of the Mac Pro desktop, putting it out of reach of core audiences.
Salesforce, a cloud services provider, used last week’s annual developer conference to announce its entrance into the blockchain platforms space, a late entrant to the market from an infrastructure platforms perspective.
It’s official – again: Across the EU zone, Skype is indeed a communications service provider, and should, therefore, be subject to the same level of regulation as other non-internet based telcos in the area of calling, messaging and other communications service provisions.
Geopolitical events are causing significant consternation across the IT sector, but with some careful planning and burden sharing, weathering the storm may be possible for key industry players.
With both Swisscom and Sunrise Switzerland having already launched commercial mobile 5G services in April 2019 and BT UK having done the same at the end of May, the question on everyone’s minds is: will 5G be more expensive than 4G in Europe?
Telstra recently published its Telstra Security report 2019 aimed at helping businesses better understand and respond to cybersecurity threats.
The rush to make AI a self-service endeavour, to make it available to a broad swath of business users, may carry unanticipated legal exposure for companies unprepared to protect AI from human bias.
Increasingly, telecommunications operators are facing pricing pressures resulting in limited revenue growth from fixed and mobile services.
In the mega-competitive Indian wireless market, where operators are battling for subscribers amid plummeting data prices, a successful customer retention campaign launched by Indian mobile operator Reliance Jio is winning adherents.
For decades various land mobile radio systems have been the centrepiece of the critical communications world.
Google has apparently capitulated regarding plans that threatened to disrupt many smart home routines set up by owners of Nest home automation and security products.
Enterprising cyber attackers driven by a money motive are setting their sights on objects that will deliver the highest returns.
Mobile subscriptions in the Americas will reach 1.5 billion by 2023 from 1.2 billion in 2018, growing at a 4.1% compound annual growth rate over the period.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX is about to launch the first 60 satellites of its proposed Starlink satellite internet system into orbit this month, promising to shake up not only the world of satellite communications but also the market for business connectivity services.
The inclusion of Huawei – the world’s largest telecommunications equipment producer – on the US entity list will put a recently inked Qualcomm deal in peril and make Europe an attractive 5G proposition for the China tech company.
The California metropolis’ Board of Supervisors recently voted in favour of a ban on the use of facial recognition technology by all government agencies operating in the city of San Francisco, including police and airport security.
A new survey reveals that many employees feel their CEOs are not meeting leadership expectations in the current hyper-sensitive corporate environment.
During its annual developer’s conference, Google I/O, Google unveiled its Pixel smartphones, which retail for about half of its premium Pixel 3 smartphones.
With its ageing society and declining workforce, Japan is one country particularly keen to pursue the development of humanoid robotics to help it solve some of the demographic challenges it faces.
As investigative journalists and whistleblowers struggle to be heard in calling out the role social networks in propagating ‘fake news’, one start-up is trying to tackle the issue with new technology.
Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the top, seeking out C-level executives that have access to the most sensitive company information.
Total telecom and pay-TV services revenue in Peru will expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.6% between 2018 and 2023, mainly driven by the increasing demand for mobile data services, which will expand its contribution to total service revenue from an estimated 29% in 2018 to 35% in 2023, becoming the leading