Posts tagged “Telecommunications and Wireless”
Which digital assistant is best at answering questions from users? The AP puts Google Now and Apple's Siri to the test.
"Today, with the launch of Google Now on iPhone and iPad, your smartphone will become even smarter," Google proclaims in a blog.
Through a new initiative announced last week with Internet2, the Smithsonian now will be able to share historical and cultural collections, access remote instruments, and promote interactivity with its treasures all over the world.
As smartphone sales surpass those of regular mobile phones for the first time, Samsung continues to grow rapidly but Apple iPhone shipments are slowing, two research firms report.
The patchwork of hardware, software and databases used across various state agencies makes it hard, if not impossible, for state government to get things done, Chris Estes, the state's Chief Information Officer, says. A new testing center may help solve the problem.
Review: The keys are comfortably spaced and nicely sculpted, with a solid feel that will be familiar to the faithful. I haven't been a regular BlackBerry user for several years, but once the old muscle memory kicked in, I was able to rattle along as I did when Bill Clinton was still president.
Analysis: Despite Apple's decreasing gross margin and slowing growth, Technology Business Research expects Apple's margin performance to stabilize over the next couple quarters as it balances improved component and manufacturing cost efficiencies with slower revenue growth.
Analysis: The continued decline of the overall PC market and increasing trends of cloud and mobility in both the enterprise and consumer spaces has negatively impacted the consistency of Microsoft's core Business and Windows Divisions in recent quarters. But unifying its capabilities should deliver growth.
High-speed connectivity and new data center capabilities at the Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute near Asheville are allowing people all over the world to access some the best scientific instruments available today for research and education in one of the most remote locations found in North Carolina.
Even though Raleigh, Durham and the rest of the Triangle are not listed on the latest 4G LTE rollout announcement by Sprint, the service is here in some spots and growing more pervasive. But no official announcement is set - yet.
Verizon Communications, the second-largest U.S. phone company, reported first-quarter profit that beat estimates after attracting more wireless customers and getting them to sign up for lucrative data contracts.
Samsung Electronics Co.'s Galaxy S4 smartphone, the main challenger to Apple's iPhone, will go on sale next week at U.S. carriers, including T-Mobile USA and Sprint Nextel.
Durham-based Appia, a fast-growing firm that works with mobile service providers, publishers and advertisers to attract new customers, secures $5 million in debt financing and will use the capital for expansion efforts.