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5 Ways Drones Could Help In A Disaster Like The Boston Marathon Bombing Plus three robots that are already saving lives.

Yesterday, the President of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Michael Toscano told U.S. News: “Whether it is in response to a natural disaster or a tragedy like we saw in Boston, [unmanned aerial systems] can be quickly deployed to provide first responders with critical situational awareness in areas too dangerous or difficult for manned aircraft to reach.” read more

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“Africa is the second largest continent in the world, yet it is the least computerised.”

Exclusive interview with Gideon van Niekerk, MaraMedia CEO.  MaraMedia is a gold sponsor at the upcoming African Education Week. read more

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“Merchants are the key to drive increased consumer transactions.”

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Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference

Doran Davies, Director of Products, HTC, Middle East and Africa is speaking on the subject of evolving data consumption habits at the Broadband MEA conference, taking place on the 19 – 20, March 2013 at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE. We catch up with him ahead of the show to find out more about his thoughts regarding the handset market. read more

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New Study from Tech Archival Explores Australian Smartphone Market Right Through 2018

Samsung Outstrips Apple and RIM in Australia’s US$ 4 Billion Smartphone Market in 2012, Says Tech Archival.

 

Portland, OR –(PR.com)– Smartphone, invented at the rise of a new technological era has quickly become a consumer necessity in today’s world. One cannot just define this device as a communication medium, for the reason that it’s a versatile gadget with ability to manage everything including internet browsing, emailing, locating a place with GPS, high definition photography, managing personal and business information, and almost everything a computer is capable of with the help of numerous built in apps and their incredible functionality. 

Following the rising worldwide demand for smartphones, Australia too has witnessed greater than ever popularity of smartphones due to its versatile functionality. According to “Australia Smartphone Market Assessment & Future Opportunities 2008-2018,” a recent focused study published by Tech Archival, the smartphone demand in Australia is estimated to grow at a CAGR of nearly 10% over the five year period from 2013 to 2018. The Australian smartphone market grew almost triple fold between 2008 and 2012, reaching annualised smartphone sales volume to more than 10 Million units in 2012. read more

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Mobile industry faces $9.2 billion shortfall in backhaul investment, Tellabs study finds

Strategy Analytics report commissioned by Tellabs highlights risks of a new ‘capacity crunch’ posed by lack of backhaul investment read more

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MTN Uganda launches the Nokia Lumia Powered by Windows 8

MTN Uganda today announced the availability of the Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 smartphones, adding its name to the growing list of operators globally selling these flagship Windows 8 Phone devices. read more

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Microsoft Introduces the 4Afrika Initiative to Help Improve the Continent’s Global Competitiveness

 

Efforts focus on accelerating adoption of smart devices, empowering small and medium businesses, and up-leveling skills development to ignite African innovation for the Continent and for the world read more

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Orange and Baidu partner exclusively on an enhanced mobile browser for customers in Africa and the Middle East

Exclusive partnership to help drive mobile data adoption in markets where Orange is seeing an increased demand for mobile data and smartphones read more

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Orange et Baidu signent un partenariat exclusif pour codévelopper un navigateur mobile amélioré en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient

 

Ce partenariat exclusif est destiné à développer l’usage de la data sur mobile dans les pays où la demande pour les smartphones et l’internet mobile est en croissance read more

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Marvell and Global Consumer Electronics Leader Hisense Introduce New Generation of Smart TVs and Set-top Boxes with Google TV

Marvell is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. (PRNewsFoto/Marvell)

Marvell’s award-winning ARMADA 1500 series SoC platform continues to lead the way for global OEMs to deliver high-performance, low-power and affordable Smart TV devices for the mass market

LAS VEGAS and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced that the award-winning Marvell® ARMADA®1500 series System-on-Chip (SoC) platform (88DE3100) is at the core of new Google TV products from Hisense, including the Hisense Pulse and the XT780 Smart TV series. Hisense’s expanding U.S. footprint underscores Marvell’s role in a growing global ecosystem for Google TV-enabled entertainment. Marvell and Hisense will demonstrate the new products – including the XT780, which has been recognized as a CES Innovations 2013 Design and Engineering Award Honoree – at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Booth Nos. 31423 (South Hall 3) and 7243 (Central Hall), respectively. read more

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Survey: With 90% of Publishers Producing Mobile Content, Digital Publishing is Now Status Quo

Alliance for Audited Media Releases Fourth Annual Survey Results read more

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Japan’s Business Know-How “BISCUE App” for Global Businesspersons Released

Shubiki Corporation, Japan’s leading business content provider, has begun marketing their business training applications named “BISCUE App” in 3 languages (English, Spanish, and Japanese) for smartphones and tablets in the global market. read more

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Smarter infrastructure needed to handle exploding data traffic

 

By Peter Karaszi

 

Mobile operators across the globe are being squeezed by decreasing revenues per user, and a seemingly insatiable demand by users for more data. To efficiently manage the rapidly growing increase in data traffic in their networks, mobile operators need to build and improve their infrastructure in a much smarter way than they have hitherto done. Telecoms expert Peter Karaszi takes a look at some new infrastructural solutions that can help mobile operators do just that. read more

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