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gadgetYou Probably Have Four to Ten Listening Devices in Your Home

In the old days, it used to be a big deal for listening devices or bugs to be placed into your home. Here is a clip from the movie Charlie Wilson’s War where a CIA agent placed a bug onto …

interneteSports Audience is Over Four Times Bigger than NFL Audience

The eSports audience will grow to 453.8 million globally in 2019. There are 201 million Esports Enthusiasts. 201.2 million with per year growth of 15.7% to nearly 300 million in 2022. The global Occasional Viewers will hit 252.6 million in …

businessOne third of the World Plays Video Games

Market researcher Newzoo expects more than 2.5 billion people to play games in 2019. This is about one-third of the global population. The global gaming market is a $152 billion business in 2019 and should reach $196 billion in 2022. …

5gThe Darker Side of 5G Mobile Networks and Why Enterprises Need to Up their Mobile Security

Greater speed, greater capacity, reduced latency and lower battery consumption are among the many benefits that 5G has to offer. But as the ultra-fast mobile network technology is rolled out, with the promise of 20-gigabit speeds, there’s a darker side …

5gQualcomm and Apple Dismiss All Lawsuits and Have 6 Year License Agreement

Apple will pay Qualcomm license fees that they withheld. They reached a six-year license agreement, effective as of April 1, 2019, including a two-year option to extend, and a multiyear chipset supply agreement.

gadgetSamsung Announces 5G and Foldable Expensive New Phones

Samsung Electronics will launch 5G on the Galaxy S10 5G. It will have much faster streaming and download speeds, powerful mobile hot-spotting and 4K video calling. It will have up to 1 Terabyte of microSD and better cameras. The Galaxy …

5gApple and Samsung Hardest Hit as Smartphone Production Falls But 5G Phones Could Save 2019

Smartphone production in the first quarter of this year is expected to drop 19 percent as China and world markets slow. Credit Suisse indicated that smartphone production forecast for the final three months of 2018 fell 3% quarter-on-quarter to 357 …

chinaHuawei Likely Edged Apple For Number Two in Global Smartphone Sales in 2018

Huawei shipped over 200 million smartphones in 2018. Their top sellers were the P20, Honor 10 and Mate 20 series. In 2017, Huawei shipped 153 million phones. Samsung shipped about 300 million phones. Apple shipped 10 million more phones in …

asiaSoutheast Asian Companies success model is copying from China

Southeast Asian companies are copying business models proven to work in China. A decade ago Chinese companies had success with “Copying to China” what worked elsewhere. Now others have success with “Copy From China”. Chinese companies adopted the business models …