IBM’s disclosure to STAT News on 18 April that it is halting sales of Watson artificial intelligence for drug discovery follows last year’s news that its AI was not performing well in test-case scenarios to diagnose and recommend appropriate treatments for cancer patients.
The enterprise segment can be a growth engine for telecommunications providers across the globe.
GlobalData has used its exclusive theme-based analysis to identify the semiconductor companies which are best placed to succeed in the future based on their strength in artificial intelligence (AI).
With a number of initiatives in play to embrace the future, the UAE city of Dubai is gunning to become the next big tech startup hub.
Organisations are eager to enjoy the benefits that artificial intelligence can bring to them – whether it be enhanced productivity, or new revenue generating or enhanced customer experience opportunities.
Latin American’s mobile subscriptions reached 713 million by 2018-end and will increase to 816.5 million by 2023-end, growing at 4.4% CAGR over the forecast period, while mobile penetration of population will increase from 111.9% in 2018-end to 122.2% at 2023-end.
Facebook’s revenues have increased by more than a quarter in the last three months, according to its latest report.
The Americas is one of the most urbanised regions in the world.
France is the third largest data centre country market in Europe behind the UK and Germany.
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).