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Nokia CEO Predicts 2030 Arrival For 6G, But Not On Smartphone

Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark offers his predictions as to arrival of 6G connectivity in this decade, and touts potential end…

36 mins ago

Samsung To Create 80,000 New Jobs, Plans $356 Billion Investment

South Korean electronics giant Samsung says it will create 80,000 jobs, and will sink a $356 billion investment into the…

4 hours ago

Global Digital Tax Law Not Ready Until 2024, Says OECD

Corporation tax delay. Rollout of 15 percent tax agreement for big name corporations only likely in 2024, says head of…

6 hours ago

Spain Approves $13.1bn To Attract Chip Sector Investment

Come build a Spanish fab! Government in Spain officially approves plan to spend 12.25 billion euros on the semiconductor industry

7 hours ago

Russian Operator Discounts Smartphones As Sanctions Bite

Biggest Russian mobile operator MTS begins selling discounted and second-hand smartphones as Russians hit by inflation and Western sanctions

1 day ago

Apple Accused By Union Of Staff Law Violations At NY Store

Staff at Apple's World Trade Centre store in New York are allegedly being questioned and spied on, over trade union…

5 days ago

Canada To Join Five Eyes 5G Ban On Huawei/ZTE

Making it official. Canada is to turn its unofficial ban on 5G kit from Huawei and ZTE into an official…

5 days ago

September 13 Slated For iPhone 14 Launch – Report

No surprise there. Apple is slated to launch the iPhone 14 on 13 September according to leaker, and other devices…

6 days ago

Apple Loses Senior Executive Over Remote Working Policy – Report

Insistence by Tim Cook and co that staff work in the offices has resulted in departure of Apple's director of…

6 days ago

Apple Delays Staff Mandate For Three Days A Week In Office – Report

Tech giant blames rising Covid cases as it again pushes back return to office deadline, and reinstates mask requirements for…

1 week ago

China’s SMIC Warns Of Plummeting Smartphone, PC Demand

Chip maker SMIC blames Russia's war in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns in China, as demand for smartphones, PCs drops “like…

2 weeks ago

Vodafone In Merger Talks With Three UK – Report

Vodafone is reportedly in talks to merge its UK operations with Three UK, which is owned by Hong Kong-based CK…

2 weeks ago

Apple No Longer The Most Valuable Company In World

Oil giant Aramco has overtaken Apple as the most valuable company in the world, amid a decline in the iPhone…

2 weeks ago

Google Unveils Smartphone, Watch, Tablet, Glasses At I/O Conference

Bunch of hardware reveals from Google at its I/O developer conference, including new Pixel smartphones, smartwatch, tablet, earbuds, and AR…

2 weeks ago

Apple To Discontinue The iPod

Thanks for memories. Apple confirms that after 21 years, it will discontinue its original music player device – the Apple…

2 weeks ago

EFF Warns Over Health App Data After Roe v Wade Report

Electronic Frontier Foundation warns women may face new data security risks if 1973 Roe v Wade decision repealed, including from…

2 weeks ago

German Government Touts $14.7bn State Aid For Chip Factories

Minister in German government says the country wants to attract chip makers with 14 billion euros ($14.71 billion) in support

3 weeks ago

EU Antitrust Head Calls For Global Approach To Tackle Big Tech

Europe's antitrust boss Margrethe Vestager says there needs to be a global approach to tackle the power of big name…

3 weeks ago

Dutch Watchdog To Investigate Google Play Store Practices

The Netherlands' competition watchdog remains locked in a dispute with Apple, but now has opted to also investigate the practices…

3 weeks ago

NCSC Warns Of Threats Posed By Malicious Apps

Millions of people install apps to manage smart devices, but UK's NCSC warns of risk posed by fraudulent apps containing…

3 weeks ago

Apple Store Union Vote To Take Place Next Month

First Apple store in the US is set to hold a vote on 2 June, over whether to join a…

3 weeks ago

European Commission Hits Apple Pay With Antitrust Charge

European Commission informs Apple of preliminary finding that it unfairly restricted contactless NFC tech in iPhones to benefit of Apple…

3 weeks ago

Apple Profits Surge, As Firm Warns Of Trouble Ahead

No interruption for the Apple gravy train, as it shrugged off supply chain troubles. However it forecasted bigger problems ahead

4 weeks ago

BT Signals Intent To Adopt EE Brand For UK Consumers

Rebranding exercise will see telecoms giant BT utilise its EE name as its primary consumer brand for the British market…

4 weeks ago

Apple Opens ‘Self Service Repair’ Online Store

Right to repair victory? Apple finally begins to allow users to purchase genuine parts so they can repair an iPhone…

4 weeks ago

Apple To Scan Children Messages In UK For Nudity

Nudity blurring Messages feature to protect children will roll out to additional countries, including the UK, Canada, Australia and NZ

1 month ago

Pixel Watch Render Suggests Fitbit Integration

After years of rumours about potential Google’s Pixel Watch, render from respected leaker is revealed, touting name from the Lord…

1 month ago

EU Committee Agrees Common Charger For Mobile Devices

Apple not happy. Protracted effort by European Union to create universal charger for mobile devices nudges one step closer

1 month ago

Downing Street, FCO May Have Been Infected By Pegasus Spyware

Citizen Lab says UK's number 10 and Foreign Office network was suspected to have been infected with Pegasus spyware, with…

1 month ago

Apple Staff In Flagship NY Store Begin Steps To Unionise

Trouble for Tim? Staff at Apple's flagship New York store at the Grand Central Terminal begin process of unionising, say…

1 month ago