News tagged with global networks

Smartphone sales to top 900 million in 2013

Smartphone sales are expected to extend their strong growth trend in 2013 with some 918 million units worldwide, led by gains in big emerging markets China, Brazil and India, a survey showed Monday.

dateMar 04, 2013 in Business
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Guardian to launch online Australian edition

Britain's Guardian newspaper will launch a new online edition in Australia, where the print media is struggling with the rapidly changing digital landscape, hoping also to expand its reach in Asia.

dateJan 16, 2013 in Internet
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Developing global links in research

Europe has no shortage of potential when it comes to world-leading research, entrepreneurs and companies. But the number of researchers in Europe as a share of the population is well below that of the United ...

dateJan 11, 2013 in Other
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Nielsen taps Twitter for TV show buzz

Nielsen on Monday announced a deal to tap into Twitter to gauge how much online buzz is being generated by television shows instead of simply focusing on numbers of viewers for programs.

dateDec 17, 2012 in Internet
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Low-energy GPS sensing looms large

Location sensing has become ubiquitous—it's present every time you turn on your smartphone or engage your car's navigation system. It's also become critical to a variety of outdoors and remote research ...

dateDec 11, 2012 in Engineering
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UN offers support against 'cyberterrorism'

The United Nations published Monday a report offering guidance and support to countries on tackling "terrorists" who use the Internet to plan attacks, recruit and disseminate propaganda.

dateOct 22, 2012 in Internet
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Cisco elevates 2 execs to president role

(AP)—Cisco Systems Inc. hasn't had a president since CEO John Chambers gave up the title in 2006. Now, as the San Jose, Calif., company thinks about a successor to the long-serving CEO, it's appointing two presidents—twice ...

dateOct 04, 2012 in Business
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