GlobalData’s latest thematic report, entitled Digital Oilfield, discusses how the oil and gas industry is gearing up to improve competitiveness and sustainability.
The mobile communications industry has spent years trying to stoke consumer enthusiasm around 5G mobile services and how faster mobile broadband speeds might impact people’s lives.
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.
During Tesla’s Autonomy Investor Day on 22 April, the company CEO Elon Musk set out a new and more aggressive timeline for the company’s so-called ‘level 5’ autonomous driving car capability scale – cars that are so intelligent they can drive themselves anywhere, without any human assistance.
Amazon Web Services began construction of three data centres in Bahrain in 2017.
Streaming giant Netflix has had a strong start to the year following the announcement of its Q1 results.
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.
Google parent Alphabet, Amazon, Chinese mobile giant Xiaomi and Apple are the four companies most likely to succeed in the consumer electronics sector, according to exclusive theme-based analysis.
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.
Abu Dhabi is investing up to 1 billion Emirati Dirham, AED, ($272 million) in Hub71, a programme that offers fully subsidised housing, office space and health insurance for technology startups.
The Saudi Arabia unit of Kuwait-based Zain Group has agreed to sell and lease back more than 8,100 mobile telecommunications towers to Nigeria-headquartered IHS Holding Limited (IHS) for an estimated 2.52 billion Saudi Riyal ($672 million).
Germany is going its own way on important technology regulation issues, encouraging early technology adoption, protecting data and preserving infrastructure competition.
A decision by the US divorce courts to award MacKenzie Bezos a record settlement is unlikely to damage Amazon’s financial prospects.
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).
Despite being one of the smallest markets in the Americas, the Nicaraguan telecoms and pay-TV market holds great growth potential particularly in the mobile and fixed data segments.
Pinterest has shied away from identifying itself as a social network and yet has identified social media platforms as competitors.
Bahrain’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) expects to finalise by mid-April the licensing and spectrum allocation for the country’s 5G radio network.
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.
The digital economy is demanding a fresh approach to education in the United Arab Emirates that places computer skills at its heart.
The $3.1bn acquisition of Dubai-based ride-hailing firm Careem by its US rival Uber Technologies is viewed as a major victory not only for the six-year-old startup but also for the Middle East’s entire nascent technology industry.
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.
‘Project Fear’ is a phrase you’re likely to read on any Brexit-related article where people with collected experience and expertise in a given field or industry (people we might call ‘experts’) promise negative economic and social outcomes due to Brexit.
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.