Samsung profit down 72%
April 24, 2017
The world’s second largest handset maker, Samsung Electronics, today posted a first quarter profit of 619.20 billion won (£316 million), down 72% on year as consumer demand was squeezed by the global recession.
The result improves on the fourth quarter of 2016, when Samsung
ARM releases first mobile multicore processor
October 29, 2017
Chip designer ARM has released its first multicore processor for mobiles, the ARM Cortex-A5 MPCore.
The company expects smartphones to be running on multicore processors by October 2018.
The ARM Cortex-A5 gamma offers a range of CPUs, from one to
Zen launches Wholesale Partner Programme
September 30, 2017
Zen Internet has launched a Wholesale Partner Programme, which promises to help members grow their businesses.
The programme, which is in addition to Zen’s existing partner programme, will give partners access to Zen’s Leased Lines, IP VPNs, Managed Hosting and other services
HTC handsets could be banned in Germany
March 25, 2017
Taiwan-based mobile phone maker HTC has not revised its first quarter sales forecast despite a court ruling in Germany that could see its handsets banned in the country.
Germany is one of the largest markets for the T-Mobile G1, manufactured by
Polatis New Latching Switches Run Without Power
September 23, 2016
Polatis has chosen ECOC 2016 this week in Brussels to debut a new selection of switches.
These zero power Latching Switches will offer low levels of signal loss and decreased power consumption.
The switches, in fact, require no power but
Europe-wide telecoms strategy attacked by operators
November 14, 2015
Major telecoms operators across Europe have criticised European Union plans for a pan-European regulator, and Europe-wide rules which could force companies to change their operational strategy.
The European Union media commissioner, Viviane Reding, is proposing the changes in order to increase
Spam attack on China’s mobile phones
March 24, 2016
China is investigating a spam attack after almost half of China’s mobile phone users received unwanted text messages from advertisers.
Text messages were sent to more than 200 million mobile phone users through China Mobile, and its smaller rival China Unicom.
New UK ISP launched – Jungle247 June 12, 2015 A new ISP, Jungle247, has been launched in the UK, with services aimed at small businesses and consumers. The company, which is headed by Hugh Logan, the former MD of Your Communications, provides small businesses with access to both broadband services and software that will help
LiMo handsets to launch this year
February 10, 2017
The Linux for Mobile (LiMo) foundation has announced that its member companies are planning to launch a number of cost effective Linux-based handsets by the end of the year.
The new devices won’t be placed to rival high-end smartphones such as the
Ofcom gives wireless USB the go-ahead August 9, 2015 Media regulator Ofcom has changed its regulations to allow Ultra-Wideband (UWB) technology to be used in consumer devices without a licence. UWB is a radio technology which provides short-range high-bandwidth communications by using a large portion of the radio spectrum in a way that doesn’t interfere