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Wednesday, 25 November 2020 10:06

EMEA smartphone market returned to growth in 3Q: IDC

The smartphone market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa cast off its coronavirus blues in the third quarter, registering growth of 2.1% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm IDC says, adding that the total volume of shipments was 93.1 million units.

Published in Mobility

Dell Technologies, along with ICT enabler Computer Aid International, has launched its Solar Learning Labs project in Australia with the first lab to be funded for delivery to an Indigenous community and to be rolled out next year, and a total of five planned by 2030.

Published in Education

The Meinhardt Group, an engineering consultancy with 51 offices worldwide and 5000 employees, appears to have been attacked by a group using the REvil ransomware last month.

Published in Security

Malicious attackers appear to have used the Windows SunCrypt ransomware to attack the Texas operations of global steel conglomerate JSW Steel, and have leaked a single company document on the dark web, apparently one which was stolen during the attack.

Published in Security
Thursday, 24 September 2020 00:09

Network monitoring market to hit US$5 billion by 2026

The global network monitoring market is set to grow from its current market value of more than US$2 billion to over US$5 billion by 2026, gaining significant traction over the period to 2026, according to a recent study from one global market research firm.

Published in Networking

The Eemand generated by the coronavirus lockdown has pushed the Europe, Middle East and Africa traditional PC market to record its strongest growth for the last 22 years, the technology analyst firm IDC says.

Published in Development

Shipments of so-called traditional PCs in the Europe, Middle East and African markets in 2020 will be 72.2 million, a decline of 1% year-on-year, the global market intelligence firm IDC says, adding that the first half of 2020 would be better than the second, with growth of 1.6% year-on-year for the first quarter and no change in the second quarter year-on-year.

Published in Hardware

Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro is launching a newly expanded and enhanced channel partner program in Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa (AMEA).

Published in Security

The United States blacklisting of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies, barring the company from doing business with US tech companies, will not significantly impact the company’s revenues as it generates less than 1% of revenue from the US, says analytics firm GlobalData.

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 14:52

Global telecoms sector to ‘thrive’ in 2020

The global telecoms sector will thrive in 2020, but individual operators could face challenges, particularly over 5G, according to a new report by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Digital global domestic money transaction values are exploding around the world, with a new market report forecasting the value of transactions will exceed US$3.5 trillion by 2024 - up from US$1.8 trillion in 2019.

Published in Market

Satellite communications provider Inmarsat has joined forces with Washington based non-profit environmental and health organisation, RESOLVE, to develop a “revolutionary”, satellite-enabled solution - TrailGuard AI - to safeguard endangered wildlife across the African continent.

Published in Space

Satellite communications company Inmarsat has joined forces with the World Wildlife Fund and UNESCO’s International Gorilla Conservation Programme in a project aimed at offering a lifeline to endangered mountain gorillas in sub-Saharan Africa.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 13 June 2019 09:55

Apple took a pounding in Europe in 1Q2019: IDC

Apple's iPhone has endured the toughest quarter for five years, with its market share in Europe in the first quarter of 2019 falling to 23%, the research firm IDC says.

Published in Mobility

A study by the GSM Association, a trade body for mobile network operators, claims 80% of women in low- and middle-income countries now have their own mobile devices.

Published in Mobility

A subsidiary of the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei Technologies has completed the installation of a 6000-kilometre trans-Atlantic fibre optic subsea cable between Fortaleza in Brazil and Kribi in Cameroon.

Senegal's Team OwnLabs is the overall winner of Ericsson's Innovation Awards 2018 with its solution addressing the lack of school labs in Africa by offering "physics, chemistry and biology classes in virtual reality via a smartphone".

Published in Development
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