A new study pegs the global economic value of Wi-Fi at nearly $2 trillion, on par with tech giants Apple and Amazon.
While the IBM buy of open-source software company Red Hat was historic in many ways, especially the $34bn price tag, little is known how IBM’s executives are planing to carry out this mega-merger with a company whose culture and technology differs vastly from its own.
Facebook is experiencing falling advertising revenue from its stalwart product—News Feed.
Self-driving taxi’s will be here before you know it; are you ready to hail an autonomous cab?
Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee is tackling digital privacy concerns with a new toolkit that allows developers to build decentralised applications that shift data storage and access control back to the user.
Since taking the reins at Cisco in 2015, CEO Chuck Robbins has projected an image of stability, even as the company navigates tricky challenges like the move from hardware-centric to software-defined networks.
It should surprise no one that a “Brexit strategy advisory firm” is a thing that exists.
Acquired by Amazon for $970m in 2014, the streaming platform, Twitch, which is most associated with people broadcasting them playing videogames, was one of the internet giant’s largest acquisitions.
Data and analytics have historically belonged to the technological elite, those able to understand the subtleties of inner vs outer database joins or those willing to learn the difference between a scatter plot and histogram.
Original content is at the heart of Netflix’s strategy, with titles such as ‘Orange is the New Black’ and ‘Stranger Things’ becoming pop-culture staples, but Netflix debt is growing in an attempt to remain ahead.
Millions of Yahoo email account users from across the globe will soon be eligible for damages, to a collective tune of $50m, to compensate for arguably the biggest data privacy security breach in modern history.
From coffee to fish to palm oil, blockchain, a digital ledger technology, is being applied to global food supply chains in ways that promise to benefit producers, distributors, retailers and consumers.
Comcast’s recent $39bn winning bid for Sky, and corollary acquisition of Fox’s 39% stake for another $15bn, will take Comcast’s total debt load above $100bn mark.
Once a leader in the US prepaid market, ZTE is disappearing from prepaid operator shelves thanks to its troubles with the US government.
In January 2018, the Republican-led US Federal Communications Commission issued the “Restoring Internet Freedom Order,” eliminating net neutrality rules and ceding management of any alleged violations to the US Consumer Protection Commission.
The adoption of cloud services in the Asia-Pacific region is accelerating as cloud providers expand their presence across the region and China’s Alibaba Cloud becomes a force to be reckoned with in this market.
Talk of 5G has been around for so long that it already feels like an old technology event even though it isn’t commercially available yet.
Text messaging has always been a staple of the mobile phone.
There’s a 5G arms race in North America!
5G is here, via the Verizon 5G launch of its home broadband service, even though it looks suspiciously like 4G.. But that’s OK: carriers are just monetizing the foundation they need to build today in order to provide the full 5G services we’ll enjoy in the next decade.
Netflix won its first Emmy in 2013, fast-forward 5 years and streaming giants Amazon and Neflix Emmy success counted 31 wins combined at this year’s award ceremony.
There are few lasting happily ever afters in business, and that’s doubly true in the world of media and broadcasting.
Without a doubt Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already changed the way consumers interact with technology and the way businesses think about big challenges like digital transformation.
Bad indoor mobile coverage may start to improve thanks to new regulations that allow service providers in the US to share spectrum.
Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies has had a rough year, facing security breaches and suspicion that the Chinese government could gain access to sensitive customer data through ‘backdoor’ attacks using its equipment and software as the vehicle.
As telcos continue to struggle across the board with declines in both revenue and profitability, blockchain is emerging as a technology with the potential to radically transform the telecommunications industry as well as many other industries.
The summer of 2018 brought different fortunes to the two highest-profile initiatives to connect the unconnected in rural markets.
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to profoundly impact the way companies conduct business, and telecom service providers are no exception.
If the last few years has shown anything it’s that the internet of things (IoT) is a clear stepping stone along the path toward what many consider to be the next industrial revolution – call it Industry 4.0, digital transformation, or what you will.
Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite, the world’s most popular shooting game, announced Android OS users would finally get access to the game.