Deaths from traffic accidents in the United States jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015 and the only reason anyone can think of is the increase in smartphone use.… Read the rest
Global sales of smartphones numbered 353 million units, with much of the rise in sales from so-called emerging markets.… Read the rest
It had been thought that the pair had an argument over the payment of royalties for 4G/3G modem technology.… Read the rest
Fruity cargo cult Apple has said that it will fight David Cameron’s daft law to force it to hand over encryption keys so that the UK government can read fanboy’s emails to their mothers saying they will be home late from their paper round.… Read the rest
The 810 damaged Qualcomm when it turned out to run a little hot and caused Samsung to defect to its own Exynos 7420 processor instead.… Read the rest
TAG Heuer’s Connected Watch, which is its first to run Google’s Android Wear operating system and it looks a lot like the outfit’s Carrera analogue watch.… Read the rest
The whole thing is part of its cunning plan to get its foot in the door of the Internet of Things (IoT) market.
The products include new Intel Quark processors for IoT, free operating systems with a cloud suite from Wind River and analytics capabilities which are the key to ruling all things – at least the Internet of Things.… Read the rest
Qualcomm reported its fiscal fourth-quarter earnings fell to $1.1 billion from $1.9 billion a year ago.
Revenue fell 18 per cent to $5.5 billion.… Read the rest
Data compiled by Thomson Reuters IP & Science suggests that Samsung and its partners are ramping up research and development for auto technology. Two-thirds of their combined 1,804 US patent filings related to electric vehicles and electric components for cars coming since 2010.… Read the rest
Now a network equipment maker, Nokia announced it would pay special dividends after reporting stronger than expected profits, as growth in China offset weaker demand in North America and Europe.… Read the rest