IOT

ZTE earns good boy points in Q1 results

ZTE has reported a healthy 27% boost in profits for 2017 Q1, following its removal from the US shit-list for dodgy dealings in the Middle-East.

Rumours emerge over Microsoft rival to Amazon Echo

Microsoft would appear to be prepping itself for a more confrontational launch into the smart home arena, as rumours start to circulate about a Cortana-powered device to rival the Amazon Echo.

Watch out, Google’s about

With operators in the UK continuing to scrap and scrimp to recoup the lost fortunes of yesteryear, search giant Google has sauntered across the pond and is looking to make a play for the smart home gateway.

Huawei gets cozy with the Kiwis

Huawei has formalised its investment plans in New Zealand after a meeting between CEO Ren Zhengfei and the country’s Prime Minister Bill English.

Smartwatch optimism not dampened by harsh reality

Despite wearables industry posting mediocre results over the last couple of quarters, CCS Insight has released new research which anticipates healthy growth over the next couple of years.

Introducing the Internet of McThings

McDonald’s has made its first step towards IoT with the introduction of a mobile ordering app as a means of streamlining the in-store customer experience.

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Polls

With Amazon and Google launching smart home initiatives, have the telcos missed out on their chance to cash in on this market?

  • Yes, Google and Amazon will now dominate this space (65%, 40 Votes)
  • Consumers won't have made up their mind (19%, 12 Votes)
  • No, Google and Amazon will not be able to replace the telcos in the mind of the consumer (16%, 10 Votes)

Total Voters: 62

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