Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones vulnerable to hacking, say researchers

Samsung Galaxy S7

Researchers have claimed that Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphones are vulnerable to hacking due to a microchip security flaw uncovered earlier this year, which puts tens of millions of devices at risk to hackers looking to spy on their users. Researchers from Austria’s Graz Technical University told Reuters, the Galaxy 7 and other smartphones by the […]

Scandinavian countries lead European telecoms industry

European Telecoms Industry,

Scandinavian countries have emerged market leaders in the European telecoms industry, according to the latest BuddeComm’s Telecoms Maturity Index (TMI). The BuddeComm’s Telecoms Maturity Index (TMI) analyses the broadband, mobile and fixed line markets of a country as well as a range of economic parameters to rank it on a scale of 1 to 100 […]

Chinese Huawei beats Apple to become second biggest smartphone seller


Chinese smartphone maker, Huawei Technologies, overtook Apple Inc. to become the world’s second-biggest smartphone seller as at Q2 2018, data from market research firms have shown. Huawei grabbed more than 15 percent of the global smartphone market over April-June, overtaking Apple’s roughly 12 percent and just behind Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s nearly 20 percent share, […]

AT&T, Verizon to release first holographic smartphone later this year

Sure, you have a fancy iPhone X or Pixel 2 that can take amazing photographs and handle even the most graphics-heavy games. But does it have holograms? AT&T and Verizon announced this week they would start selling a holographic smartphone later this year. The Red Hydrogen One smartphone is the first phone from video equipment […]

Emerging technologies paving way for wearables in workplace

Developments in emerging technology market are paving ways for wearables, from virtual assistants to stress-busting and real-time translation devices, to gain integration into and redefine workplaces, according to Ronald Ravel, B2B director for Toshiba South Africa. He said 2018 could be the year for wearables to finally take off in the enterprise space, adding that […]

Nigeria’s active mobile phone users hit 146m in January 2018 – NCC

The number of active mobile phone lines in Nigeria rose to 146 million in January 2018, the country’s communications commission (NCC) said, recording an increase of 2,233,467 lines from 144,631 in December 2017. According to the subscribers operator data posted on NCC’s website, the number of fixed wired/wireless in January 2018 was 137,262 as against 139,344 in December […]

Africa’s Mara corp. partners Google to release Android one phone, Mara X

Mara Corporation Limited has announced the plan to release Mara X, a one-of-a-kind high-quality, smartphone. The company is partnering Google on the smart phone, which is set to be released for the African market in the second quarter of 2018. According to a statement via email, the Mara X will be launched as part of […]

Tech leaders at MWC2018 highlight mobile’s role in transforming lives

Executives of mobile industry took to the floor on Monday, at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, to highlight the leading role that the mobile communications industry is taking, and must take, in improving the lives of people all over the world, and how collaboration, partnership, and leadership during this current period of digital […]