LG pulls plug on mobile business unit
The company says the decision to exit the sector will enable it to focus resources in growth areas such as AI, electric vehicle components and connected devices.
Apple Pay finally comes to SA
Absa, Discovery Bank and Nedbank clients are the first to get the digital wallet service in the country.
Apple supply chain blow as iPhone 12 shortage hits SA
Local telcos confirm global demand and supply chain constraints have resulted in severe shortages of the iPhone 12 Pro and Pro Max.
Digital monopolies among tech giants expected to intensify
The rising tide of digital monopoly requires adequate regulation and approaches to address anti-competitive practices by tech giants, says Global Data.
Apple tops list of OEMs, semiconductor buyers in 2020
Apple’s spending increased by 24% year-on-year.
iPhone 12 sales bolster Apple’s revenue growth
The new iPhone 12 range helps Apple beat Wall Street expectations, with its latest financial results showing it breached the $100 billion revenue mark.
Grim forecast for Huawei’s global smartphone ranking
TrendForce expects Huawei to slip to seventh place in smartphone rankings.
Middle East, Africa wearables market rebounds
The easing of supply disruptions helps the Middle East and Africa wearables market to rebound in Q3 2020, recording a year-on-year unit growth of 15.8%.
Vodacom, MTN in 5G supremacy confrontation over devices
South Africa’s leading telcos Vodacom and MTN clash over fifth-generation wireless network devices, with both claiming market superiority.
MTN to offer 5G-enabled iPhone 12 exclusively in SA
Through rigorous 5G testing with Apple, MTN announces that on launch, the Apple iPhone 12 will be enabled for 5G on the MTN network.
COVID-19, economic uncertainty hit SA smartphone market
Smartphone shipments to SA suffered a double-digit decline during the third quarter of this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic eroded economic gains, says IDC.