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  • Apple on track to compete in the 5G market

    Apple on track to compete in the 5G market

    July 26, 2019 • Features, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Apple on track to compete in the 5G market

    To all iPhone fans, brace yourselves — the iPhone 5G may be coming soon. It would seem that Apple is gearing up to design and manufacture devices with 5G functionality after the companies recent purchase of Intel’s smartphone modem business. Week-long...

  • Uber launches healthcare cover for driver-partners

    New app empowers HIV-positive children and healthcare workers

    March 7, 2019 • Healthcare, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on New app empowers HIV-positive children and healthcare workers

    Keep A Child Alive and Zoë-Life, in collaboration with the Qualcomm Wireless Reach Initiative, launched the KidzAlive Talk Tool App, an innovative mobile health solution that equips healthcare workers to provide age-appropriate HIV education to children and...

  • Google could launch its first smartwatch end of 2018

    Google rumoured to launch smartwatch in 2018

    May 16, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Google rumoured to launch smartwatch in 2018

    It looks like 2018 shapes up to be a great year for Google. With the Google I/O developers conference having recently come to an end, rumors have emerged from various sources that the search giant is planning to launch its first own-brand smartwatch before...

  • Qualcomm

    “Mobile is changing everything” – Qualcomm VP

    July 9, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on “Mobile is changing everything” – Qualcomm VP

    In many developing regions, including large parts of Africa, mobile connectivity is more prevalent than electricity or running water. According to the GSMA Mobile Economy sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) report, in the last five years SSA has been the fastest growing...

  • Hands-on video: Sony’s Xperia Z2

    March 7, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Hands-on video: Sony’s Xperia Z2

    Japanese electronics powerhouse Sony unveiled the nex installment in their highly-successful Xperia line-up at the annual Mobile World Congress – held in Barcelona, Spain at the end of February. The Xperia Z2 is a sleek model, much in the same vein as its...

  • MTN launches R499 Steppa smartphone

    January 30, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN launches R499 Steppa smartphone

    As part of its efforts to revolutionize the telecommunications industry and bridge the digital divide, MTN SA has launched its own affordable, simple and high performance Android smartphone for students, businesses and customers looking to take full advantage...

  • Qualcomm acquires Palm from HP

    January 24, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on Qualcomm acquires Palm from HP

    Chip maker Qualcomm Incorporated and HP today announced that Qualcomm Incorporated has acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard Company, Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP and Palm Inc. The portfolio, comprising approximately 1,400 granted patents and...

  • Sony Xperia E1 unveiled for South Africa

    January 15, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Sony Xperia E1 unveiled for South Africa

    Sony Mobile has introduced the Xperia E1, a new Android smartphone that brings Sony’s audio technologies together with display, design, performance and content to create a smartphone independently recognised as the “best smartphone in its class” by...

  • Mobinil, Qualcomm launch 3G diagnosis tool

    April 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mobinil, Qualcomm launch 3G diagnosis tool

    Egypt’s Mobinil, and American Qualcomm Incorporated, have partnered on a new initiative, titled Click Diagnostics, which aims to allow dermatologists the ability to diagnose skin conditions remotely through 3G services. The project, in collaboration with...

  • Qualcomm acquires Atheros Comms

    February 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Qualcomm acquires Atheros Comms

    QUALCOMM Incorporated and Atheros Communications, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Qualcomm intends to acquire Atheros, a leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired local area connectivity in the...

  • Qualcomm launches West Africa operations

    October 1, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Qualcomm launches West Africa operations

    Qualcomm Incorporated today announced the opening of a Lagos office by QCOM Wireless Technologies Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary, to serve as the Company’s hub for West Africa business operations. The office will provide support to mobile operators...

  • Telkom Kenya and Qualcomm combat HIV with mobile technology

    March 17, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom Kenya and Qualcomm combat HIV with mobile technology

    In a corporate social responsibility initiative to improve HIV / AIDS related health services in Kenya, Telkom Kenya and Qualcomm are partnering to provide much needed technology solutions to health care centers...