Tag Archives: Plans

Baidu Competitor Says to Focus on AI as It Plans US IPO

China’s second-largest mobile search engine Sogou, controlled by Sohu.com and 45 percent owned by Tencent Holdings, said it will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) as it aims to build a next-generation search engine. Chinese internet and gaming company Sohu on Monday announced the plan to float Sogou in the United States “as early as market conditions permit”, saying the search unit would make ... Read More »

Reliance Jio plans to sell 200 million units of the 4G VoLTE feature phone

A recent report by PTI claims that the company might sell over 200 million units of the Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone in two years. The report goes on stating that Reliance has not decided on the final pricing of the feature phone, but it will be within Rs.1,500. Also, the feature phone will be smart with pre-loaded apps such ... Read More »

Germany approves plans to fine social media firms up to €50m

 German justice minister Heiko Maas, the driving force behind the new bill. Photograph: Michael Sohn/AP Social media companies face fines of up to €50m (£43m) if they persistently fail to remove illegal content from their sites under a new law passed in Germany The German parliament on Friday approved the bill aimed at cracking down on hate speech, criminal material and ... Read More »

LeEco Unit Leshi Scraps Plans to Issue Bonds

HIGHLIGHTS LeEco’s Leshi has scrapped plans to issue CNY 2 billion worth of bonds No reason given for the cancellation by the Leshi Internet In May, LeEco said it will cut over 300 jobs at its US business Leshi Internet Information & Technology, a listed unit of Chinese conglomerate LeEco, has scrapped plans to issue CNY 2 billion ($294 million) ... Read More »

Amazon job advert reveals plans to create ‘science fiction’ gadgets of the future in secretive British research base

An official picture of the Amazon drone, which was completed its first delivery It’s where the famous Amazon delivery drones were designed, created and tested late last year. It’s also home to Alexa, the voice assistant which powers the £149 Echo and Echo dot gadgets. The Echo can be used to order items and control music and home settings and even ... Read More »

StraightTalk: Are Prepaid Cell Phone Plans Good For Small Business?

Cell phones have practically become part of our anatomies. We show off our newest cell phone like it was a new baby. We carry them everywhere. We cannot live without them, as consumers, but especially as business owners. Mobile phones are mission critical. The Pew Internet project reports that 29 percent of cell owners describe their cell phone as “something they can’t ... Read More »

Microsoft Partners Intel for Project Evo; Outlines Hardware Plans to Complete With Amazon Echo, Google Home

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft partners with Intel to help device makers incorporate Home Hub Device makers can use Home Hub in a laptop or even a tablet Home Hub is not expected to debut until late next year Microsoft is reportedly working on a “Home Hub” feature for Windows 10 to allow users to perform various functions using voice commands. This feature ... Read More »

Mukesh Ambani Plans to Make Reliance Jio-Related Announcement Today

HIGHLIGHTS RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani is making an announcement about Jio It will be streamed live online so you can watch as it unfolds Speculation that he will announce an extension of the Jio Welcome offer The launch of Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Jio in India earlier this year brought huge disruption to the industry, as its rock-bottom ... Read More »

Here’s the Truth on Unlimited Data Plans

Cell phone carriers are going all in on unlimited data. T-Mobile ditched its data packages in favor of a single unlimited plan. Sprint slashed the price of its own unlimited plan, making it one of the carrier’s cheapest options. And Cricket Wireless, Boost Mobile and MetroPCS now offer prepaid unlimited data at bargain prices. But most smartphone users would be ... Read More »

Vodafone To Join Data War, Announce Plans Shortly

New Delhi: With mobile services market hotting up ahead of Reliance Jio’s launch, Vodafone India on Tuesday said it will announce revised plans for data pack in a day or two to keep its promise of offering “competitive” rates to customers. “We always believe in giving value to customers. We will shortly be coming out with our plans,” Vodafone India ... Read More »