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Huawei and ZTE tech banned from US government use

August 14, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Communications technology manufactured by either Huawei or ZTE will not be permitted for use within the US government nor by its contractors. Both companies have been largely frozen out of the US market due to the government’s concerns that its […]


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Samsung may suspend production at Chinese phone factory due to sales slump

August 13, 2018

Via: CNET

Samsung is reportedly looking into suspending operations at one of its phone manufacturing plants in China as sales fall and labor costs rise. It may stop making phones at Tianjin Samsung Telecom Technology, according to Reuters, which cited South Korea’s […]


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Galaxy Note 9 pre-orders to start one day earlier as Samsung tries to boost sales

August 9, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

“Samsung is seeking last-minute measures to boost sales of the new phones after recording lower-than-expected sales of the Galaxy S9 and S9+ phones in the first half of the year”, an industry official told The Korea Herald. After the official […]


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Samsung invests billions in 5G and AI

August 8, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Samsung is to invest 25 trillion won (£17 billion) in areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), 5G and components for connected cars as it seeks to protect itself against smartphone saturation. The Korean giant is the world’s leading manufacturer of […]


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Apple to lawmarkers: iPhones are not listening in on users

August 8, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Apple made it clear that iPhones are not listening in on users. In a letter to Representative Greg Walden, an Oregon Republican, the Cupertino-company explicitly stated that iPhones do not record audio while listening for the “Hey Siri” wakeup command. […]


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Samsung sure doesn’t seem confident the Galaxy Note 9 will be a hot seller

August 7, 2018

Via: Boy Genius

We’re now just two days away from Samsung’s big Unpacked press conference, during which the company is expected to unveil not one but two new products. One is a new Galaxy Watch that will run Google’s Android-based Wear OS instead […]


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HTC revenue plummets again as figures decrease 54% from 2017

August 7, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

We’ve written so many reports like this one, they practically write themselves (and we wish we could stop!). June wasn’t a good month for HTC — to put it gently — and July doesn’t look better either. HTC revenue for […]


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iPhone chipmaker hit by major virus

August 6, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

One of Apple’s key hardware suppliers for the iPhone has revealed it was hit by a crippling virus that affected much of its production line. TSMC, which manufacturers chips for the iPhone and many top-end mobile devices, said that its […]


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OPPO will announce the first smartphone with Gorilla Glass 6

August 6, 2018

Via: Pocket Now

Corning announced its latest Gorilla Glass 6 on July 19. According to the manufacturer, this version of the glass is a huge improvement over Gorilla Glass 5. It is not only tougher (survived 15 drops from 1 meter onto rough […]


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Apple’s $1 trillion milestone is not the most important measure of success, says Tim Cook

August 3, 2018

Via: Mashable

Tim Cook wants everyone to chill just a bit. In a memo sent to employees and obtained by Reuters, Apple CEO said it’s alright to be proud of the company reaching a $1 trillion market capitalization, but pointed out it […]