Day: March 16, 2018

What is 5G and who are the major players?

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By Eric Auchard and Stephen Nellis LONDON/SAN FRANCISCO: U.S. President Donald Trump has blocked microchip maker Broadcom Ltd’s $117 billion takeover of rival Qualcomm amid concerns that it would give China the upper hand in the next generation of mobile communications, or 5G. Below are some facts about 5G and major players. WHAT […]

Top TV makers closely tracking Xiaomi foray

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KOLKATA: Can Xiaomi replicate its smartphone success in televisions? Its entry into the segment with TVs priced at as much as half that of the top three —LG, Samsungand Sony — has taken the market by surprise over the past few weeks. The leaders don’t yet have a strategy to counter the Chinese company’s disruptive […]

At least four dead in Florida university bridge collapse

  A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge collapsed on the Florida International University campus on Thursday, killing four people. Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott in a tweet said that he spoke with the Miami-Dade County Police Chief and will constantly monitor the situation. He also confirmed that he has left for […]