What’s Ford doing at Mobile World Congress?

BARCELONA, SPAIN:  After launching an App that claims to enable drivers to charge electric vehicles from their

x86 continues to rule server space

MUMBAI, INDIA: In the fourth quarter of 2014, worldwide server shipments increased 4.8 per cent year

India is a priority market for Huawei’s Honor

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Huawei sees India as a priority market for for its smartphone brand, Honor. The smartphone brand has shared ambitious plans for the India market at the sidelines of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The focus will be on emerging

ING Vysya Bank experiments with Wearables and Beacons to enhance customer satisfaction

In a fiercely contested market, banks are thinking more like product creators. ING Vysya Bank, for instance, is looking at wearable technologies to take customer experience to a different level. The bank is experimenting with smart watches which has the

BlackBerry tries to retain its market with new 4G Leap

BARCELONA, SPAIN: BlackBerry Limited introduced the new BlackBerry Leap for 4G LTE networks which is an affordable all-touch smartphone that is built for career builders and companies who value security and privacy. The smartphone includes a five-inch HD display, BlackBerry’s latest

Smart city task forces set up for Ajmer, Allahabad and Visakhapatnam

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Urban Development minister M.Venkaiah Naidu has set up city-wise Task Forces for drawing up concrete Action Plans for development of Ajmer, Allahabad and Visakhapatnam as Smart Cities. The Task Forces have been set up following the decision

Amdocs enhances its Mobile Financial Services solution

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BARCELONA, SPAIN: At Mobile World Congress, Amdocs announced enhancements to its recently announced Mobile Financial Services (MFS) solution that enables secure, affordable and accessible financial services. Among the solution’s new capabilities is the ability for consumers to make and online

Spectrum auction: Aggressive bidding might happen for select circles

BANGALORE, INDIA: The spectrum auction today is likely to see intense bidding by exisiting telcos along with the new entrant, Reliance Jio. According to Fitch Ratings estimates, telcos are likely to commit at least USD13bn in the auctions – over 75%

Lenovo adds new devices to its smartphones’ portfolio

BARCELONA, SPAIN: Lenovo at Mobile World Congress 2015 has introduced three new devices to the smartphone portfolio: the new VIBE Shot and A7000 smartphones and the Lenovo Pocket Projector. First 2-in-1 camera smartphone, the Lenovo VIBE Shot to be a

Say Bye Bye to 3G

For all those who’ve been complaining about poor connectivity and bandwidth with 3G, there’s good news. According to CMR’s India Quarterly LTE (4G) Devices Market Review, CY 2014, March 2015, total number of LTE device shipments in the country touched

Jet Airways flight status and alerts now just a tweet away

BANGALORE, INDIA: Flying on Jet Airways has just got more convenient now with the help of Twitter’s real time updates. Using Twitter APIs, Jet Airways has now come up with #JetInstant service, for the users seeking instant flight status information at their fingertips. Travellers

5G wireless technologies gain momentum in MWC ’15

BARCELONA, SPAIN: TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited the Alcatel Onetouch Brand Owner,  and French chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. will collaborate on the development of next-generation 5G wireless technologies. Both companies will benefit from the technology and Sequans will receive funding as

Charge cars and plan more with your smartphone

BARCELONA, SPAIN: The new MyFord mobile app will soon enable electric vehicle drivers to remotely connect their smartphone with the car to manage charging – and even set a chosen cabin temperature before their journey. Ford announced the launch of

China Mobile launches 4G roaming services in 71 countries

SINGAPORE/HONG KONG: China Mobile’s fourth-generation telecom network has accumulated over 100 million domestic users since its launch in December 2013 and opened 4G international roaming services in 71 countries and regions, Sha Yuejia, Vice President of China Mobile (HKEx: 941), announced

India on the fifth rank for Trojan attacks!

INDIA:  Symantec has released a new blog and update to its whitepaper on the “State of Financial Trojans,” showing that financial Trojans decreased by 53 per cent in 2014 largely due to takedown and arrest operations. However, with a total

Spice is the first to bring Lollipop update for Android One handsets

BANGALORE, INDIA: Spice Mobiles today announced the official release of the latest version of Android Lollipop 5.1 for its Dream Uno and Dream Uno H Android One smartphones in India. With this, Spice Mobiles has become the first company in India

Wind River and China Mobile collaborate to accelerate NFV

BANGALORE, INDIA: Wind River and China Mobile have joined forces on multiple Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) projects. The collaboration includes a new NFV test lab as well as the development of virtualized small cell gateway and cloud radio access network

Ericsson and Tata Sky join hands for 4K broadcast service in India

NEW DELHI: Ericsson has announced that it has enabled Tata Sky launch the first commercial 4K video service in the subcontinent. With the launch of the Tata Sky 4K service, customers subscribing to this service can watch video up to

Idea Cellular selects Ericsson to roll out 3G services in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Ericsson has bagged three-year contract from Idea Cellular to drive data growth and enhance the mobile broadband experience for its customers in Delhi. Ericsson will enable Idea Cellular to roll out 3G services in Delhi as well as

Bharti Airtel extends managed services partnership with Ericsson

NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel has signed a two-year extension of its existing multi-vendor, multi-technology managed services deal with Ericsson. Under the terms of the new agreement, Ericsson will manage 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE, Intelligent Network, LAN/WAN and Wi-Fi technologies in 15