Facebook in talks to buy stake in Jio

Facebook has been in talks to buy a stake in Mukesh Ambani’s digital operation Reliance Jio to try to expand its presence in the Indian digital market with a preliminary deal for a 10 per cent share. Google also has been engaging in talks with Reliance Jio, after Microsoft last year announced plans to work…

Samsung battles Apple and Sony to dominate the world of technology

Samsung the South Korean electronics group dynasty overtook  Apple as the biggest profit generator in the second quarter of 2017 as Economist and Wall Street JOunrl Journalist, Geoffrey Cain highlights part of  genius of Samsung’s  business model” and reveals an explosive expose of one of the biggest and most secretive companies  in the world, as Samsung…

IBM sues Airbnb over infringement of patents

IBM is suing Airbnb over what it claims it the illegal use of four patents in a move that casts doubt over the short-term rental company’s attempts to a proposed listing. IBM patents are homegrown and resulting from our more than $5bn investment a year in R&D. After six years of unsuccessful discussions with Airbnb,…

Facebooks’s Inside story

Facebook only evolved after there was six degrees, Friendster and MySpace, on college campuses like Stanford, people digitising their printed facebooks as early as 1999. Mark Zuckerberg was in high school at Exeter,  a classmate of his name Kris Tillery built a database of student headshots and put it online along with their phone numbers,…

Huawei reveals Mate XS

Huawei has revealed an updated version of it smartphone, which it plans to release outside of China for the first time with a launch price of £2, 100. In Europe. The Huawei Mate XS has better screen than the original Mate X.    

Cambridge’s reputation damaged by battle for technological supremacy

Cambridge world’s second best university by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings , ranked 3rd worldwide by Academic Ranking of world universities, 6th by QS and 7th vt US News. Cambridge’s reputation as global centre for innovation is damaged by the battle for technological supremacy between China and US, Several universities in the UK…

Civil servants recommended Huawei can play a part only on periphery

British Civil servants have recommended Huawei, the Chinese telecom company should be given a limited role in developing 5G mobile networks, highlighting the absence of alternative suppliers, or else we will lag behind. Boris Johnson, the prime minister has been under pressure from the US and other western allies to ban Huawei from the entire…

Google identifies flaws in Safari security

Google has detailed security flaws of Apple’s Safari web browser that enabled users to be tracked via a tool designed specially to protect their privacy. Google’s Cloud team have identified five potential attacks that could have exploited the vulnerabilities, allowing the third party to obtain sensitive private information about the user’s browser habits. Apple rolled…

Way forward for 5G networks

A couple of months ago, the heads from 18 small British telecoms companies met at a London bank to discuss investment, strategy, and mergers. In the meeting, they were asked if they thought the Chinese could eavesdrop through back doors in Huawei equipment all 18 hands went up. One of the bankers then asked, if…