Samsung Indicators Verizon as First US Buyer for Indoor 5G Equipment

Samsung Electronics has signed up Verizon as its first customer in the United States for its 5G products to increase indoor coverage, weeks after winning a $6.64 billion (roughly Rs. 48,932 crores) order for telecom equipment from the mobile network operator. A small player until recently in the telecom equipment business, Samsung has gained ground …

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Huawei Plans Extra Cuts to Jobs, Funding in Australia

The Australian operation of Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei said it would continue to cut staff numbers and investment in the country amid strained relations between Beijing and Canberra. In 2018, Australia banned Huawei from supplying equipment for a 5G mobile network citing national security risks, a move the company criticised as being politically motivated. …

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SMIC Founder Says ‘Constructive’ China Can Catch Up With US in Semiconductors

The founder of China’s largest chipmaker SMIC said on Tuesday he was “optimistic” China could catch up with the United States in the next generation of semiconductors but that US efforts to contain its technology sector could not be taken “lightly”. Richard Chang, also the former CEO of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), told a …

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Video Streaming’s Important Carbon Footprint Highlighted in German Find out about

Streaming high-definition video and games can result in significant greenhouse gas emissions, depending on the technology used, according to a German government-backed study released Thursday. The report published by Germany’s Federal Environment agency calculated the amount of carbon dioxide produced by data centres where material is stored for streaming, and by the transmission technology used …

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Huawei Controversy Opens Box for 5G Challengers

With growing pressure to keep China’s Huawei out of 5G network development, it could be time for firms like Japan’s NEC and South Korea’s Samsung to shine. Washington has pushed allies to bar Huawei, a Chinese telecom giant, from building next-generation 5G mobile networks, claiming its equipment can be used to spy for Beijing. Huawei …

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Video Streaming’s Important Carbon Footprint Highlighted in German Find out about

Streaming high-definition video and games can result in significant greenhouse gas emissions, depending on the technology used, according to a German government-backed study released Thursday. The report published by Germany’s Federal Environment agency calculated the amount of carbon dioxide produced by data centres where material is stored for streaming, and by the transmission technology used …

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China Tech Veterans to Release ‘Home Substitute’ Fund Amid US Sanctions

Chinese tech veterans, including former executives at Huawei and SMIC, are planning to launch a “domestic replacement” fund by the end of the year to help create China’s next tech giant and support Chinese companies sanctioned by Washington. Venture capital firm China Europe Capital aims to raise CNY 5 billion (roughly Rs. 5,399 crores) for the fund …

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IFA Tech Industry Truthful Is Again, however 240,000 Guests Are not

Six months after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the sudden cancellation of the Mobile World Congress, the technology trade fair business is mounting a comeback with a scaled-back version of the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin. Yet this year’s edition of the event, first held in 1924, is shaping up to be a lot like …

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SMIC Founder Says ‘Constructive’ China Can Catch Up With US in Semiconductors

The founder of China’s largest chipmaker SMIC said on Tuesday he was “optimistic” China could catch up with the United States in the next generation of semiconductors but that US efforts to contain its technology sector could not be taken “lightly”. Richard Chang, also the former CEO of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), told a …

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Huawei Experiences Gross sales Recuperate From Coronavirus Stoop

Telecom giant Huawei reported double-digit revenue growth for the first half of the year on Monday as it appeared to have recovered from a sales slump seen after the coronavirus pandemic broke out in its home country China. The sales figures came just as the British government was poised to make a crucial decision on …

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