Alexa is listening for your commands, and so, reportedly are thousands of Amazon staff and contractors who are amassing speech data to improve the smart speaker’s responsiveness. This latest news about Alexa’s human assistants has raised by Alexa privacy concerns.
Premium smartphones have steadily increased in number across the US prepaid market in the last year.
Comcast wants to be thought of as a broadband company that offers complimentary TV, mobile and home security services.
With the rising influence of tech companies such as Amazon and Google in almost every sphere of life, it may be no surprise that these major players are now venturing into the healthcare space.
Apple Music has overtaken Spotify for subscribers in the US, marking major changes in the music streaming market.
Top telco and networking companies gathered to discuss trends around 5G, software-defined networking (SDN) and security at the Open Networking Summit in San Jose, US, earlier this month.
Germany is going its own way on important technology regulation issues, encouraging early technology adoption, protecting data and preserving infrastructure competition.
TPG Telecom, an Australian internet services provider, released its H1 2019 results on 20 March.
The collective vision of SpaceX and OneWeb is exciting: very low latency communications and internet access made available in every global location: including isolated rural spots, ships in the middle of oceans and the air space.
Businesses in Africa and the Middle East (AME) frequently have difficulties in the last-mile delivery of physical merchandise to consumers, especially in rural areas.
Monthly voice usage in Honduras will continue to decline from 137 minutes in 2018 to 121 minutes by 2023, primarily due to substitution from traditional voice services to the usage of over-the-top (OTT) voice over IP (VoIP).
The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the main pillars of the framework of Industry 4.0 and capitalises on the internet’s capabilities to connect smart devices so they can collectively generate data and execute functions in the cloud.
South Korea’s leading mobile operator SK Telecom in recent years has made a concerted effort to diversify its business away from its core mobile services, which face declining margin growth.
T-Mobile USA, the self-styled ‘Un-carrier’ and fearless wireless market disruptor – and the only US carrier to demonstrate any meaningful growth in the wireless market over the last couple of years – is training its guns on the lucrative cable and TV market, using long-term evolution (LTE) and eventually 5G.
Google has unveiled Stadia, a game streaming service that offers instant access, portability and freedom from a console.
The popularisation of big data and analytics (BDA), machine learning and AI represents a growth area for telecom operators across the European e-commerce space, as operators have access to large amounts of data from telecom service users.
Apple owners are holding on to their iPhones much longer than in the past prompting observers to declare that smartphones have reached a degree of market equilibrium or maturity.
Germany’s spectrum auction for next-generation 5G mobile network licenses, which is currently underway, is likely to result in commercial 5G services launched in 2020, according to GlobalData.
All around us in the digital age people’s information is being harvested for a variety of reasons, some good but mostly for commercial exploitation in the interest of capital.
The delivery of cybersecurity services is complex because threats are often difficult to define: the types of cybercrime differ, the motivations for these crimes differ, the assets targeted differ and the remedies differ.
US wireless operators are known to offer aggressive promotions to poach subscribers from rivals, usually with enticing service plans.
Instagram’s latest shopping feature demonstrates the growing power that brands have to transform ‘likes’ into sales.
Connected cars, like any device using the internet, are exposed to a range of vulnerabilities that most drivers dare not even contemplate.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at a recent Future of Work event hosted by BT at its London headquarters highlighted research that suggested that as many as 48% of all jobs in the US are vulnerable to automation.
Quantum computing remains years off as a commercial reality.
Google parent Alphabet, Intel and Amazon are the three IT companies best placed to succeed in the servers, storage and networking equipment sector, according to exclusive theme-based analysis.
The IT industry body NASSCOM’s annual Technology and Leadership Forum (NTLF) brought together industry captains to discuss a number of key themes, including the impact of artificial intelligence (AI).
At this year’s MWC 2019 in Barcelona, the tech industry was well serviced by operators focusing on 5G: with build-out plans, service trials, 5G devices, demos of augmented and virtual reality applications, AI-powered use cases and self-driving cars.
The main theme at this year’s MWC in Barcelona was ‘intelligent connectivity’ and those two words found themselves emblazoned across the show’s billboards in bright lights and headlining a key demo space.
Vocus Group, the Australia-based telecommunications company, has reported its results for the first half of the financial year 2019 and updated investors on the company’s outlook.