News from the Connected World
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Samsung and IBM announced today a new joint platform leveraging IBM Cloud and AI capabilities, and Samsung’s mobile offerings. The collaboration between the two companies brings together IBM’s capabilities with the Samsung Galaxy ecosystem for enterprise customers.
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Vodafone Qatar will showcase a range of advanced 5G smart technology solutions at the Qatar IT Conference and Exhibition 2019 (QITCOM), in which it will participate as an ‘Official’ sponsor.
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Huawei has obtained China‘s first 5G base station network access license, showing that the company could support the country 5G rollout on a large scale and marks its official connection to public telecom commercial networks. The company is the first to be granted a license issued by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
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Chip manufacturer ARM is to resume its supply of chips to Huawei after cutting them off in May thanks to the US-China trade war. ARM has concluded an investigation by its legal team which found its designs are of UK origin, and so supplying the Chinese tech manufacturer with them would not breach the embargo placed on Huawei by the US.
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Huawei Wireless X Labs has released Eight Categories of 5G Commercial Use Cases white paper. Based on deployment practices and 5G research conducted by Huawei, network operators, and industry partners, the white paper elaborates on eight applications with market potential and suitable for large-scale commercial adoption.
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Over one billion patients worldwide are expected to benefit from improved healthcare services by the end of the next decade (2030), as 5G mobile connected technologies transform hospitals and doctors surgeries.
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A fast rollout of 5G technology could reduce global carbon emissions by half a billion tonnes, according to new research. A report published this week by Huawei and consulting firm STL Partners demonstrates the benefits to the environment of 5G, through reduced energy use in the core and mobile access networks.
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SonicWall today released new threat intelligence data revealing 7.2 billion malware attacks were launched in the first three quarters of 2019 as well as 151.9 million ransomware attacks, marking 15% and 5% year-over-year declines, respectively.
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IMImobile has teamed up with US network software giant Mavenir to launch an RCS messaging initiative. IMImobile and Mavenir will work together with global operator mutual customers, integrated RCS enablement technologies and a shared vision to increase adoption of this new channel globally.
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Sunrise and Huawei have jointly announced 5G indoor deployments in multiple venues including Sunrise shops, hotels and an exhibition hall. This is the first batch of commercial 5G indoor networks in Switzerland and Europe using Huawei 5G LampSite solution.
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BlackBerry Cylance and Swimlane have teamed up to offer a new use case that combines the power of security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) with CylancePROTECT’s integrated threat prevention solution.
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To mark the launch of the new Huawei Watch GT 2, Huawei has opened the world's first "Dive-Thru" on the Royal Victoria Dock, which will hold free watches for swimmers bold enough to dive underwater to collect them.
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O2 today turned on 5G in Belfast, Cardiff, Edinburgh, London, Slough and Leeds with a promise to have 20 total locations by the end of 2019. It offers four 5G phones, the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G, Samsung Galaxy A90 5G and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G.
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BlackBerry has integrated CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS with Chronicle's Backstory security analytics platform, starting this quarter. BlackBerry Cylance predictive endpoint protection will contribute valuable threat intelligence used in Backstory's enterprise security telemetry.
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Huawei has launched a new generation of 5G mobile antennae, anticipating an acceleration in the pace of network upgrades led by the three operators in the Chinese home market. Huawei has pioneered the development of Massive MIMO - or multiple input and multiple output - antennae that feature arrays of transmitters and receivers to run fifth-generation mobile services.