Brands need a social media presence; this is accepted as an absolute given in modern-day marketing.
Industrialisation has long been a central pillar of global economic development.
The cloud services arm of China-based retail giant Alibaba says it has seen an increasing demand across its customers in the Middle East “for innovations to enable data intelligence products such as image search, video streaming and online recommendation engine.” Alibaba cloud snaps at heels of Amazon and Microsoft in the Middle East Selina Yuan,
GlobalData expects revenue to expand from $192 billion in 2019 to $224 billion in 2024, a 3% CAGR for the period.
The explosion in the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the industrial internet represents the biggest influence on the components market worldwide.
A dispute over the 2018 conclusion to a South Korean court case that resulted in Japanese company Mitsubishi being ordered to pay reparations for wartime forced labour has provoked a reaction from the Japanese government in the form of trade restrictions.
Bose’s venture into the wearable tech market marks an ambitious move for the US-based company, but success may see the company become a takeover target.
US-based startup, Catalog, recently revealed that it had successfully stored all 16 gigabytes of Wikipedia’s English-language text on tiny DNA strands within a laboratory vial, in the latest demonstration of the power and potential of synthetic DNA as a medium for storing digital data.
Content developers working in the realms of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are constantly improving the immersive user experience.
Consumers have long held unfounded concerns over the long-term effects of daily exposure to radio waves emanating from smartphones and cell towers.
A flurry of language-processing products has created the false impression of major advancements in ‘conversational’ AI.
When Apple recently decided to acquire Silicon Valley start-up Drive.ai, it was a reminder that in the competitive world of autonomous vehicles, top talent is a much sought-after commodity.
After several run-ins between Telsa and its battery supplier Panasonic about production setbacks of the Model 3 electric vehicle (EV), the California-based carmaker is looking to develop its own batteries.
The Nokia brand is very much alive and kicking.
Judging by telco executives’ M&A intentions, network operators are feeling increasingly acquisitive.
Gogo, which currently provides in-flight WiFi for the aviation sector, announced plans to build a 5G network to support in-flight services.
Cable is currently the leading pay-TV technology in Europe in terms of subscriptions, with a market share of 36.5% as of year-end 2018, closely followed by DTH/satellite (33.7%) and IPTV (28.3%).
On 25 June 2019, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a major crackdown on illegal robocalls, dubbed Operation Call it Quits.
In May 2019, El Salvador’s competition regulator, Superintendencia de Competencia (SC) analysed the application submitted by América Móvil for the takeover of Telefonica’s Movistar, a US$315 million deal signed in January 2019, and stated that the application fell short of all the required information and hence remains “inadmissible”.
The pay-TV subscription market in Africa and the Middle East (AME) is facing a growing threat from increasing competition from both international and domestic OTT (Over-the-Top) video players such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
The gaming industry has existed for over 50 years and continues to evolve on the back of strong consumer demand and technological advancements.
Use of facial-recognition software in UK police trials has boosted the profile of one of its suppliers, the NEC Corporation, but substantial threats to the technology’s long-term sales growth remain.
‘Data residency’ is behind Microsoft’s decision to open its first data centres in the Middle East.
The UAE’s Economy Ministry (MoE) has approved the upcoming acquisition of Dubai-based ride-hailing firm Careem by the US’ Uber Technologies.
The importance of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data as key themes driving merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been highlighted by Salesforce’s purchase of data visualisation specialist Tableau for $15.7 billion.
At a recent unveiling, AT&T and Samsung, co-developers of the 5G Innovation Zone, were keen to show how high-speed 5G technology can benefit not just consumers but the manufacturing process for businesses.
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.
The US-China trade war and the Trump administration ban on Chinese telecom company and phone maker Huawei may help unlock the merger between T-Mobile and Sprint in the US.
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.
Rising US tech star Slack has opted to go public in a direct offering on the NYSE that might protect it from the perils of Wall Street.