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US president prohibits Chinese firm from buying US chipmaker over security fears

US president prohibits Chinese firm from buying US chipmaker over security fears

20 September 2017
The White House has intervened in a business transaction between a Chinese-backed private equity firm and a US chipmaker. US President Donald Trump has blocked Canyon Bridge Capital Partners planned…
Sprint and Ericsson conduct first US field tests for 2.5GHz Massive MIMO

Sprint and Ericsson conduct first US field tests for 2.5GHz Massive MIMO

20 September 2017
At Mobile World Congress Americas, US telecom provider Sprint and Ericsson unveiled the results of the first US 2.5GHz Massive MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) field tests conducted in Seattle,…
Equifax breach the latest in troubling hacking trend

Equifax breach the latest in troubling hacking trend

20 September 2017
Large digital security breaches are a common occurrence in the corporate world today. The latest breach, experienced by consumer credit reporting agency Equifax, follows a trend of troubling hacks that…
ZTE’s AI solution aims to held operators build AI networks

ZTE’s AI solution aims to held operators build AI networks

20 September 2017
Shenzhen-based telecom vendor ZTE recently launched its Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solution to help operators build next-generation highly-intelligent and cost-effective automated AI networks. From platform, services, network and chip aspects, the…
Huawei launches demo ‘smart city’ in bid to showcase its IoT applications

Huawei launches demo ‘smart city’ in bid to showcase its IoT applications

20 September 2017
Chinese telecommunications conglomerate Huawei has launched a demo ‘smart city’ in Weifang, China. It’s part of an overall objective by the company to showcase and highlight its narrowband Internet of…
Dutch telco KPN ranked world’s most sustainable

Dutch telco KPN ranked world’s most sustainable

19 September 2017
Dutch telecommunications company KPN has been recognized as an “industry leader” in the telecommunications category of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. The independent experts consider KPN the most sustainable telecom…
BT aims to reduce carbon emissions 87% by 2030

BT aims to reduce carbon emissions 87% by 2030

19 September 2017
British telecom giant BT said it aims to reduce its carbon emissions 87 percent by 2030, setting itself on a path to help limit global warming to 1.5°C by the…
Orange, DT, Singtel, Telefónica recognize innovative tech startups

Orange, DT, Singtel, Telefónica recognize innovative tech startups

19 September 2017
Go Ignite, an alliance of the world’s leading telcos including Orange, Deutsche Telekom, Singtel and Telefonica, announced the winners on Sept. 11 of the second global search for startups that…
Google files appeal against $2.8bn EU antitrust fine

Google files appeal against $2.8bn EU antitrust fine

19 September 2017
Alphabet-owned Google is fighting back against the $2.8 billion antitrust fine it was given by the European Commission in June this year. The Californian tech giant has filed an appeal…
Samsung claims pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone are the highest-ever

Samsung claims pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone are the highest-ever

19 September 2017
South Korean smartphone colossus Samsung has announced that its pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 8 have surpassed the highest-ever for the Note Series. Samsung believes its latest premium smartphone which…