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Norway's Telenor to launch much faster 5G mobile network in 2020 Monday, March 27, 2017 6:42 pm | Xinhua

Norway’s telecomm company Telenor has recently tested new 5G mobile network that will be up to 100 times faster than today’s network and is expected to be launched commercially in 2020.

WATCH | Exoskeleton takes the strain off repetitive lifting Monday, March 27, 2017 5:13 pm | Reuters video,

The Robo-Mate exoskeleton supports the body to reduce the risk of strain and injury while carrying out repetitive tasks in an industrial environment.

Smart, Globe launches all-network P1/minute call promos Monday, March 27, 2017 4:36 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Smart Communications and Globe Telecom have consecutively launched call promos to all networks reportedly borne from lowered voice interconnection rates.

Smart to expand LTE coverage to hundreds of municipalities Monday, March 27, 2017 2:05 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Smart Communications, Inc. will expand its 4G LTE coverage this year to 785 municipalities to meet half of its three-year target commitment to the National Telecommunications Commission.

Tech world debate on robots and jobs heats up Monday, March 27, 2017 1:42 am | Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse

Are robots coming for your job?

UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack Monday, March 27, 2017 12:36 am | Agence France-Presse

The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, as it revealed that the service was used by the man behind the parliament attack.

Taiwan's Quanta to cut 1,000 workers

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 8:00 am | Agence France-Presse

Taiwan’s Quanta Computer, a leading notebook computer maker, said Wednesday it will lay off 1,000 workers at a local factory that was reopened just months ago due to poor sales of non-iPad tablets.

Facebook changes spark online complaints

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 7:57 am | Agence France-Presse

Facebook users on Wednesday took to complaining about changes intended to make it easier to manage the torrents of updates from friends at the world’s largest social network.

US libraries lend digital books to Kindle readers

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 7:53 am | Agence France-Presse

Thousands of US libraries on Wednesday began lending digital books over the Internet for reading on Amazon’s popular Kindle devices.
Amazon said more than 11,000 libraries throughout the United States have added Kindle books to virtual shelves at their respective websites.

Schmidt defends Google in Senate testimony

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 7:50 am | Agence France-Presse

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt defended the Internet giant on Wednesday against accusations it is abusing its dominant position in online search.

Apple granted 40 patents in China - report

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 7:46 am | Reuters

Apple Inc has been granted 40 patents in China, which will help the maker of iPhones and iPads gain more intellectual property protection in the country, the China Daily reported on Wednesday.
Apple, whose mobile devices are among the most pirated gadgets in China, was granted the patents on September 9, the report said.

French papers team up to break Apple stranglehold

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 10:56 pm | Reuters

Apple’s tight control over media content on its iPad is about to fall foul of some of France’s most powerful newspapers and magazines, which hope that by teaming up they can stop the technology giant from dictating the terms of their distribution.

Study says mobile phones have become our lovers

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 5:36 pm | Reuters

People are having an increasingly intimate relationship with their smartphones, according to a new study by Ipsos/OTX on mobile consumers presented at TheWrap’s media leadership conference, TheGrill.

PLDT, Globe to have local interconnection in 7 areas by end-2011

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 5:33 pm | Llewelyn Sanchez

By the end of 2011, seven more local interconnection agreements covering one Visayan and six Luzon provinces would have been forged between rivals Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc.

RIM will struggle to restore credibility: analyst

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 12:23 pm | Reuters

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion must launch innovative devices on schedule and offer credible earnings forecasts to win back the trust of investors made wary by its missteps, an analyst said on Tuesday.

U.S. concerned at hacking of Japan arms firms

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 12:12 pm | Reuters

TOKYO – The U.S. government is concerned about cyber attacks on Japanese defense contractors including Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which builds F-15 fighter jets, Patriot missiles and other U.S. designed weapons for Japan’s military, urging such attacks be taken seriously, the …

‘Proactive reforms needed in local ICT sector’ – ICANN director

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:27 am | R. R. Reyes

An advocate of information communications technology (ICT) in the country called on the government to beef up its support for the industry so it can maximize the potentials in the digital economy.

Hitachi promotes rise of information center

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:06 am | E. Dy Ong

The turning of data centers into information centers has begun as Hitachi Data Systems sees a new beginning of a major change in IT.

Globe enters cloud business

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:02 am | R. R. Reyes

Ayala-owned Globe Telecom, through its unit Globe Business, recently entered the cloud computing market by introducing its infrastructure as a service (IaaS).

Samsung seeks sales ban on iPhone 5

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 10:10 pm | Reuters

South Korea’s Samsung Electronics will file lawsuits to try to block the sale of Apple’s iPhone 5 as part of its global legal tussle with the US technology giant, a report said Tuesday.

Japan tells arms supplier to probe cyber attack

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 10:07 pm | Reuters

Japan told its biggest weapons supplier, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, to investigate a cyber attack on its computers on Tuesday, warning it may have breached contracts to supply billions of dollars of equipment by keeping quiet about the online assault.

Nokia Siemens to push cloud computing to telco gear market

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 10:04 pm | Reuters

Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) unveiled on Tuesday its new Liquid technology, which promises to ease telecom network congestion and possibly change the market for such equipment for good.
The technology from the world’s No. 2 mobile gear maker after Ericsson shares network resources across mobile and broadband networks, similar to cloud computing.