Month: March 2021

Nokia expands Mobily partnership with enterprise IoT network in Saudi Arabia

Nokia expands Mobily partnership with enterprise IoT network in Saudi Arabia

Nokia announced the completion of a narrowband ‘Internet of Things’ (NB-IoT) network deployment in L 800 band as part of its strategic partnership with Mobily. As a result of this deployment, Mobily and Nokia have connected more than 4,000 sites and facilitated NB-IoT cell radius coverage averaging 20 km per cell, which is much wider than…

Huawei releases its 2020 Annual Report

Huawei releases its 2020 Annual Report

Huawei released its 2020 Annual Report today. Growth slowed, but the company’s business performance was largely in line with forecast. Huawei’s sales revenue in 2020 rounded off at CNY891.4 billion, up 3.8% year-on-year, and its net profit reached CNY64.6 billion, up 3.2% year-on-year, Huawei said in its news release on Wednesday. “Despite operational difficulties brought…

Conway attains career-best fourth place in MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings

Conway attains career-best fourth place in MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings

New Zealand batsman Devon Conway has attained a career-best fourth position in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s T20I Player Rankings, thanks to his match-winning knock in the series opener against Bangladesh in Hamilton on Sunday, ICC said in its media release. “The left-hander, who has been keeping wickets in the series, smashed a superb 92…

Samsung initiates KDDI’s 5G network rollout on 700MHz

Samsung initiates KDDI’s 5G network rollout on 700MHz

Samsung Electronics successfully brings its advanced 700MHz solutions on air for KDDI’s commercial launch of 5G. The use of 700MHz spectrum in this rollout will enhance KDDI’s 5G network coverage, improving indoor and outdoor mobile experiences, and provide reliable 5G connectivity to users, said a press release on Tuesday. “This low-band 5G network is a…

Xiaomi announces to commence its smart electric vehicle business

Xiaomi announces to commence its smart electric vehicle business

Xiaomi Corporation is commencing its smart electric vehicle business with an official notice to Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX). Lei Jun, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Xiaomi, stated during its March 2021 launch event that the business will be operated under a Xiaomi wholly-owned subsidiary with an initial investment of RMB 10 billion., Xiaomi said…

ITT issued for official Apparel Partner of the ICC

ITT issued for official Apparel Partner of the ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) to partner with a world-class and well-established brand to be its Official Apparel Partner and to provide clothing at upcoming ICC events, said a media release on Tuesday. “The ICC is offering exclusive partner rights at all global events including a suite of…

Toshiba offers on-premises Simulated Bifurcation Machine for trials in Japan

Toshiba offers on-premises Simulated Bifurcation Machine for trials in Japan

Toshiba Corporation today announced that its Simulated Bifurcation Machine™ is now available for on-premises trial and testing in Japan. Developers, researchers, and businesses in Japan can now experience the world’s fastest, high accuracy optimization computer for complex problem-solving in real-time by requesting a trial from Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation, Toshiba said in its news release….

Schlumberger, Microsoft expand partnership to help energy industry’s digital transformation

Schlumberger, Microsoft expand partnership to help energy industry’s digital transformation

Schlumberger and Microsoft announced an expanded strategic partnership to accelerate new technologies for the energy industry. The first offering, the Schlumberger Enterprise Data Management Solution for the OSDU Data Platform – a new industry standard for energy data – is available today, Microsoft said in its news release. “Energy companies will now benefit from an OSDU-compliant solution, and the…

Xiaomi expands Mi 11 series lineup in global mega launch

Xiaomi expands Mi 11 series lineup in global mega launch

Xiaomi today announced the release of three breathtaking smartphones in its Mi 11 series: Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11i, and Mi 11 Lite 5G and Mi 11 Lite (4G), the company said on Monday. “Mi 11 Ultra marks a major milestone in professional smartphone photography and videography continuing the pioneering legacy of Mi 10 Ultra….

Woven Capital makes its first investment, backing Nuro

Woven Capital makes its first investment, backing Nuro

Woven Capital, L.P. (Woven Capital), an $800 million global investment fund that supports growth-stage companies in mobility, made an equity investment in Nuro, Inc. (Nuro), a leading robotics company providing autonomous delivery. The investment is part of Nuro’s Series C round of funding, advancing its work in designing and engineering self-driving road vehicles to transform…