Month: October 2020

Samsung had its best smartphone quarter for years as the overall market grew sequentially by 35%. The global smartphone market hit 365.6 million units shipped in the third quarter of 2020, having only managed 271.4 million the previous quarter. It declined slightly year-on-year, but still represented an impressive rebound after the COVID-19 depression that dominated
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GSMA THRIVE NORTH AMERICA: Executives from WarnerMedia and the National Basketball Association (NBA) highlighted how the entertainment and sports industries are using 5G to overcome Covid-19 (coronavirus) challenges, noting changes are likely to remain permanent features. WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar (pictured) said the health crisis accelerated adoption of 5G to enable distributed content production, explaining
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Remember when murder hornets were peak 2020? Whatever happened to them, anyway? Well, the Washington Department of Agriculture has been trying to find their nests in order to eradicate the striped beasties before they can get more than a foothold in the Pacific Northwest. They’ve done this by trapping live hornets and attaching tiny Bluetooth
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GSMA THRIVE NORTH AMERICA: UScellular president and CEO Laurent Therivel (pictured) urged operators to prioritise efforts to close the nation’s digital divide during 5G deployments, noting rural users are increasingly concerned about being left behind as technology marches ahead. The industry needs to “focus separately on 5G and coverage”, he argued, adding “government coverage plans
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