11 Feb

Smartphones unleash the next biometric revolution

The mobile biometrics market will surge as smartphone owners increasingly use fingerprint, facial, speech and iris recognition for authentication.


The Linux Foundation brings order to the edge

A new organisation, LF Edge, aims to develop an open, interoperable framework for IOT and edge computing.

30 Jan

How Apple is losing its mojo

The company's poor results are blamed on lack of innovation and stiff competition.

29 Jan

Smartphone production to take a knock in Q1

TrendForce projections show a decline in the global smartphone market for the first quarter of 2019, with smartphone makers setting modest production targets.

23 Jan

LG brings five-camera flagship to SA

The South Korean electronics company unveils its premium LG V40 ThinQ smartphone, which will be available in SA for R12 499 in early February.

Jan 15, 2019

TrendForce predicts smartphone production decline

The decline in global smartphone production may reach 5% in 2019 if impacts from the US-China trade war worsen.

Jan 11, 2019

CES 2019: First commercial quantum computer

ITWeb highlights announcements from the Consumer Electronics Show that set the tone for tech trends to follow in 2019.


Semiconductor revenue hits $476.7bn

In 2018, memory strengthened its position as the largest semiconductor category, accounting for 34.8% of total revenue, says Gartner.

Jan 7, 2019

iTunes shows, movies to become available on Samsung TVs

Samsung and Apple have announced a surprise deal to distribute iTunes shows and movies on Samsung TVs.

Dec 13, 2018

Samsung to shut mobile phone plant in China's Tianjin

The South Korean company plans to cease operations at one of its Chinese manufacturing plants by the end of the year.

Dec 5, 2018

Qualcomm unveils chip to power 5G smartphones

The chip supplier has unveiled Snapdragon 855, expected to be released in the US in the first half of 2019.

Dec 4, 2018

Samsung to release 5G smartphones in US in 2019

Verizon and Samsung will seek to steal a march on Apple by launching US 5G smartphones in the first half of 2019.

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