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Posted by rlanctot @ 24/10/2014 23:01:00
I’ve just come from the site of the 15th Western China International Fair in Chengdu and the booth of the Telematics Industry Application Alliance (TIAA) which featured more than a half dozen demonstrations of every imaginable configuration of eCall. ECall is what Europe has dubbed the ... read more

Posted by rguppy @ 23/10/2014 10:45:00
It was great to update the Dossier on Hutchison’s 3 Group: it became clear that the company had transformed from what in my mind was a loose set of investment properties that head of Hutchison Whampoa Limited (Mr Li Ka-shing) might sell for profit at any tim... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 22/10/2014 12:13:00
According to our Wearables (WDE) research service, as smartwatch momentum continues to build, it does so around familiar names from the mobile industry, such ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 22/10/2014 11:31:00
Unconfirmed rumors are arising yet again in the mobile industry that Lenovo of China will soon try to purchase part or all of Blackberry in ... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 22/10/2014 10:15:00
Qualcomm, one of the world's largest component makers, is starting to promote 4K content and 4K video-recording for cellphones in 2015 (e.g. see ... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 21/10/2014 22:14:00
Could wireless carriers take over the broadcast of radio content removing this vital source of content and information delivery from the free airways? This concept was implanted into my brain as the result of a presentation given by a Swedish broadcaster who was intending to make the point th... read more

Posted by ctaylor @ 21/10/2014 20:22:00
At the company's Technology Summit in NYC last week, Qualcomm made a strong case for 4K video enabled by their chips and IP.  The company argued that 4K / UltraHD video is here and will grow in popularity, putting big demands on wireless networks.  Along with the growth of UltraHD video... read more

Posted by woh @ 21/10/2014 03:04:00
According to the recently published insight report for Motorola under our Wireless Device Strategies (WDS) service, Motorola is clearing showing sign... read more

Posted by nmawston @ 20/10/2014 15:20:00
According to a new report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, Blackberry captured 1% smartphone share worldwide in Q3 2014... read more

Posted by jmartin @ 16/10/2014 20:23:00
On Thursday October 16, Apple added Touch ID to the newest generation of iPads thus fully integrating Touch ID on its entire mobile lineup. While Touch ID in and of itself is useful the integration with Apple Pay could be a game changer for the travel industry and ceme... read more

Posted by mwilkins @ 16/10/2014 15:22:00
According to a new report from our WDE (Wearables) research service, traditional Watchmakers risk increasing competition to their business from Smartwatches if they do not react quickly. T... read more

Posted by mwilkins @ 16/10/2014 15:17:00
According to a new report from our WDE (Wearables) research service, video recording will become a key fea... read more

Posted by srudd @ 16/10/2014 03:31:00
Mobile Network Operators today are looking to cache video content closer to the edge to minimize latency and jitter. They are now deploying vendor solutions that cache data for retransmission on edge routers at the base of the cell tower or even in memory on base stations themse... read more

Posted by lsui @ 16/10/2014 01:05:00
Google debutes the first Android 5.0 (Lollipop) based smartphone - Nexus 6 today. This phablet model comes with 6.0 inch 2K QHD display, 13 megapixel camera, and supports LTE-Advanced (CA) technology powered by Qualcomm snagdragon 805 quad-core processor. Android 5.0 is the big update... read more

Posted by lsui @ 15/10/2014 00:35:00
Our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) services tracked Mozilla's Firefox phone has been available in more than 20 countries across Europe, Central Latin American and Asia by Q... read more

Posted by MGoodman @ 14/10/2014 21:22:00
First revealed in August, Amazon has completed its $970 million acquisition of Twitch. This acquisition mark... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 14/10/2014 14:49:00
In the mid 1990s, when the internet was starting to be used by general consumers, we used to talk about a visi... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 14/10/2014 01:28:00
Google is quietly calling the tune in automotive technology development. I see it every day. Two companies have found success recently in bringing advanced vehicle technologies to the market on two very different trajectories. One, Quanergy, recently made public its relationship with Daiml... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 11/10/2014 10:07:00
Interview after interview, press briefing after press briefing, quote after quote, Mary Barra, GM’s CEO, neglects to mention the single asset at GM that held the greatest interest of potential investors or acquirers in the darkest days of GM’s bankruptcy: OnStar. Speaking years ago wi... read more

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