Telecommunications

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam Unveils Grand Prize Winners Of Verizon Powerful Answers Award At A Panel Moderated By TV Personality Mo Rocca At CES 2014 In Las Vegas

Verizon CEO showed interest in Yahoo acquisition

It was confirmed by Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam that Verizon is interested in acquiring Yahoo. The Internet search company had difficult times in the past years as many other companies had their market share in the online and mobile business. This promts Yahoo to reconstruct its business including cutting jobs.

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City Tour Of The 'Connected City' Ahead Of Mobile World Congress 2014

Telefonica Brasil SA Expects a Sales Growth Amidst Economic Slowdown

Vivo, the trade name of Telefonica Brasil prepared a strategy in the worsening economy. The strategy is expected to increase sales and efficiency.

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Inside The Vodacom Group Ltd. Headquarters As Vodafone's Africa Business Rises

Vodacom's Q3 revenues up 8.7%; sees weaker growth

Vodacom Group Ltd has recorded 8.7 percent growth in third quarter revenues. The South Africa-based mobile phone company is focusing on subscribers and high-speed network expansion. Vodafone is expanding internet services and strengthening its network amid rising domestic competition.

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US-BUSINESS-SPRINT

Standard & Poor's Demoted Sprint's Credit Rating on Tuesday

S&P rating service on Tuesday downgraded Sprint credit to B, citing a challenging environment for the wireless industry. Morningstar and Moody have also demoted Spring credit rating.

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Inside The South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival

Mobile Accessory Zagg Purchased Mophie For $100 Million, To Be The Best In Class Product

Mophie, the famous battery cases maker, is acquired by Zagg, its competitor in mobile accessories. The acquisition is believed to bring more benefits for both parties, as to be the best in class product development, as well as to obtain more financial profits.

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Mumbai Slum Redevelopment Stalled By Financial Crisis

China, India, and Thailand Are Among The Countries With Lesser Support for Global Innovation

The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) concluded the study based on 27 factors that bring both positive and negative impact towards global innovation. The study involved 56 countries, whereas China stood at the 44th rank, Thailand the 53rd, followed by India. ITIF also noted that supporting global innovation is crucial for countries' economic growth.

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Google Nears 10th Anniversary

Firefox 44: Mozilla Introduced Updated Browser, Allows Push Notifications Even From Unloaded Sites

Mozilla has introduced a new version of its browser on Tuesday that allows push notifications even from unloaded sites. The new feature is super useful for websites like email, weather, social networks and shopping, which are usually frequently browsed for updates. This saves battery life and system resources. Through introducing the updated browser, Mozilla also keeps its earlier commitments, pledged along with other browser makers, for dropping RC4 support in 2016.

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Apple sells its new Iphone 6S in Japan

Apple to build its first iOS Development Center in Europe

Apple is all set to build its first iOS development center in Europe. With Italy's Naples as the chosen location, the world's largest app seller plans to provide opportunities to the students of the country to join the world's most enviable app ecosystem. Apple will help the teachers draw up a special curriculum to facilitate this process. Europe is already reaping the benefits as its developers have earned a total of $11.1 billion from sale of Apple apps. Now, with its move into Italy, the country is already looking at 75,000 job opportunities.

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Media magnate Sumner Redstone, executive

Viacom, CBS sued for prioritizing Sumner Redstone's interests over shareholders

E.F. Greenberg, representing other investors, sued Viacom, CBS, and some of their executives for prioritizing the interest of its 92-year-old executive chairman, Sumner Redstone, more than its shareholders.

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Day Two Of Mobile World Congress 2015

Australia to have 5G network by 2020 from Vodafone

Vodafone Group is confident that as soon as 5G wave hits the world in 2020, Australia will be among the first few countries to adopt this new-age technology. The mobile operator's priority goals include customer satisfaction and customized plans, along with 5G launch. A 5G-friendly Australia will be seen as a super-speedy service that should eliminate all video buffering and enable super-fast downloads.

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A Motorola logo sits on a sign outside Motorola Mobility UK

Motorola Hits Market With Moto G3, The Most Budget Conscious Smart Phone

Motorola has unveiled its Moto G3 smart phone in July 2015 and now released in the market. The concept for making budget conscious smart phones has been attracted by other mobile giants including its mother concern, Lenovo. Lenovo expects to grab the budget phone market shortly with its self developed similar products.

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Images of WhatsApp As Facebook Inc. Makes Acquisition For $19 Billion

WhatsApp ditches $1 annual subscription fee, looks for other source of revenue

WhatsApp ditched its $1 annual subscription fee and instead will look for other means of income to pay the service to contact consumers.

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Latest Consumer Technology Products On Display At CES 2016

Apple Finally Succeeds In Imposing Ban On Older Handsets Of Samsung

Apple has won a court verdict regarding trade banning on certain older Samsung handsets. The verdict has been appeared as a long cherished Apple appeal. But since the matter relates to smart phones, so industry insiders prefer for negotiation instead of imposing court injunctions. This is because of the fact smart phones require others’ features to include on payment basis for continuous development of products to sustain in the competitive market.

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Latest Consumer Technology Products On Display At CES 2016

Amazon's Echo Smart Speakers Play Jeopardy Over Voice Commands

Amazon has recently updated its Echo Smart speaker. The added features include playing Jeopardy through voice commands. This trigger word makes the artificially intelligent in built smart speaker to respond and get engaged with question- answer phrases. The updated Echo smart speaker will be charged through docked stations instead of traditional plugging in system round the clock.

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Social Media Apps And Computer Keyboards

Thinner, Future Apple Handsets Will Glitter With Borrowed Technologies

Apple is possibly going to bid farewell to the headphone sockets in its new models of iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 plus/ iPhone 6C. This process will make the phone even thinner than normal, while Wolfson Microelectronics will remove background noise during listening to music and making phone calls. But all the changes, Apple is rumored to adopt, are features borrowed from market rivals.

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