Free from phones, BlackBerry posts profit, says more to come
After three years of acquisitions, layoffs and trying to convince customers it could do more than build smartphones, the Canadian company’s software revenue and profit margins are growing in the way Chief Executive Officer John Chen wants them to. The stock too: It rose the most in 15 months.
Samsung's assistant Bixby in tough challenge to rivals
The latest personal digital assistant distinguishes itself from competitors by using voice commands rather than touch to control handsets or applications, factoring in location awareness and image recognition.
Samsung faces 'biggest test' with Galaxy S8 launch
The world's biggest smartphone maker Samsung will unveil its latest flagship model, the Galaxy S8, on Wednesday in New York as it seeks to move on from last year's humiliating burning handset recall.
Samsung opens door to re-selling Note 7s as refurbished phones
Samsung Electronics Co. has detailed its plans for the millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones it pulled off shelves when some caught fire last year, including recycling materials and potentially letting customers use them as refurbished devices.
NowNow M-Wallet App Goes Live, targets unbanked
Mr. Sahir Berry, the managing director of NowNow told Nigeria CommunicationsWeek that the m-wallet has been unleashed as an app for doing payments recharges and transfer money electronically.
Smartphone device can test sperm quality
A new smartphone device can analyze a man's sperm quality and let him know in a matter of minutes whether he suffers from infertility, US researchers said Wednesday.
Innjoo disrupts PC market with charging options
Innjoo, maker of world’s slimmest laptop, the Leap, is banking on the superior and charging options that come with its devices to edge out competition.
Firm introduces mobile app to aid financial inclusion
With the app, individuals will be able to send and receive money from the comfort of their phones, without needing any other mobile app or visiting any bank branch.
West Africa Mobile Awards opens entries to discover best in mobile
The West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) , the leading industry awards that celebrate the best in mobile and technology across West Africa, are now accepting entries for their 2017 edition. Following the huge success of the inaugural WAMAS, celebrated last year in Lagos, the awards will once again strive to identify, recognise and celebrate the…