US is looking at ways to divert funds to Huawei’s European rivals

The US is looking at ways to channel money to Huawei’s European rivals, as officials warn that the Chinese company is becoming dangerously dominant in the race for the next generation of mobile communications. The US official have suggested issuing credit to companies such as Nokia and Ericsson to enable them to match financing terms…

Are you one of the two million people who uses emoji every hour

  Gretchen McCulloch, a Canadian linguist, making sense of  the ways we communicate online “ how internet is making us  more nuanced and inventive writers”,  in her latest book she writes “ because of internet, through a revolutionary period in linguistic history, where writing quickly, within character limits and deploying ever-changing internet slang, is enriching…

Juniper and Telefonica prepare for 5G roll out

Juniper Networks a leader in AI driven networks announced first phase of Telefonica UK’s successful services migration to the Telefonica UK Fusion Network, a brand new infrastructure for which Juniper Networks  is the strategic IP network provider. both designed the Fusion Network to transform the customer experience for mobile, residential and business services globally. This…

Sundar Pichai urges regulators not to rush into AI crackdown

Google’s CEO, has warned politicians against a thoughtless regulation of artificial Intelligence arguing that existing rules may still be sufficient to govern the new technology. Sundar Pichai want “ smart regulation”  that balanced innovation with protecting citizens, while many regulators are more interested in tackling Google over antitrust than AI, as Google is keen to…

WEWork valued at $20bn

WeWork is expected to be valued at about $20bn in its IPO, less than half the $47bn figure reached in its most recent round of funding from Japan’s SoftBank, after investors raised doubts about the ability of the lossmaking shared office provider to become profitable in the near future. The lower valuation is a blow…

“Wake-up Moment” as YouTube drops Paywall for shows

YouTube is abandoning its plan to lure more paying subscribers and stepping back from the Netflix-led ware on streaming. Google-owned platform is reverting back its original programming free to watch on its website. YouTube is focusing on its ad-supported model, rather than chasing content providers such as Amazon and Netflix as Apple and Disney are…

Shanghai Starboard to rival Nasdaq on Wall Street

China’s launch of  a new technology focused stock exchange  to rival Nasdaq on Wall Street has underlined the significance of state funding to the country’s fastest growing tech sector. Of the first 25 companies listed on Shanghai’s Starboard, 14 report state-owned investors  among their top three shareholders . The first 25 listing, which raised $5.3bn,…

Global Watchdogs wants closer scrutiny of Facebook on Libra

Facebook’s dreams of launching a  new virtual currency have hit the buffers  as two more financial regulators including International Financial Stability Board and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority said yesterday they were paying close attention to the social media company’s plans. The regulators would not allow the world’s largest social network to launch its planned…

5G is finally here in the UK across six cities

Better-on-the-internet experience is here with the %G launch by EE promising downloads faster than 4G ( 1000megabits per second) less lag. You can stream favourite TV program on the go, Facetime or Facebook on demand with an entire box set of our choice all from the comfort of 4G smartphone. 5G is superfast with the…

Amazon better watch out

Alibaba, the Chinese ecommerce group, is overhauling its business model of a fast-growing subsidiary in an attempt to offer a complete international service which can challenge Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer. Trudy Dai, President of Alibaba’s wholesale marketplaces division AliExpress, which sells goods from Chinese retailers to customers in more than 150 countries –…