Tag Archives: Mobile

Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Results on Mobile Ads, YouTube, Other Bets

Google’s parent company Alphabet on Thursday reported profit in the recently-ended quarter leapt as money poured in from ads delivered to mobile devices and returns improved on “other bets.” Alphabet profit was up 32.4 percent to $6.7 billion (roughly Rs. 43,555 crores) on in the quarter on revenue that increased 24 percent to $27.8 billion (roughly Rs. 1,80,724 crores), up 24 percent from the ... Read More »

Alphabet Sees Boost in Mobile Ads as It Takes Hit From Record EU Fine on Google

Google parent Alphabet on Monday saw shares slide as the market reacted to a massive fine by the European Commission and word that success in mobile, cloud and YouTube is coming with higher costs. Alphabet reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion (roughly Rs. 22,532 crores), in a sharp decline from a year ago, with a $2.74 billion antitrust fine in Europe biting into earnings. The technology giant reported ... Read More »

Immersv raises $10.5M to shake up mobile advertising with some VR flair

While VR has shown consumers a great deal of what’s possible when it comes to immersive experiences, the world of potential that VR opens to advertisers has not been explored so heavily, Immersv, a mobile 360 VR ad network, wants to use the strengths of VR to improve mobile advertising, not only on headset but smartphones as well. For now, the ... Read More »

Sony’s new PlayLink brings mobile and console gaming together

Update: We’ve had a chance to try four of the five games Sony is releasing for PlayLink out for ourselves on the show-floor at this year’s show. Check out our impressions of That’s You!, Hidden Agenda, Frantics, and Knowledge is Power down below.  Article continues… At its E3 conference this year, Sony has announced a new collection of smartphone-controlled games ... Read More »

Sony Mobile Xperia L1: a beautiful handful

The Sony Mobile Xperia L1 is a must-have for anyone looking for a low priced smartphone with a big display screen size. With so many smartphone’s out on the market, it can be difficult to choose the right device for you, but if you’re looking for a cost-effective smartphone with an impressively big display then you’ll want to check out ... Read More »

Sony Mobile Xperia XA1: small but spectacular

The Sony Mobile Xperia XA1 is the smallest of the recently released lineup of Xperia smartphones that includes the Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia L1, yet it comes with some particularly powerful features, namely the 23MP rear camera. It boasts an Exmor RS for mobile sensor, resulting in brighter and more vivid images and professional quality smartphone pictures, while ... Read More »

Internet Trends report underscores India’s mobile obsession, Jio disruption

The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply—from less than 200 million GB a month in June 2016 to around 1.3 billion GB a month in March 2017, according to the Internet Trends 2017 report by Kleiner Perkins. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: The volume of wireless broadband data consumed by Indians has risen sharply, from less ... Read More »

Three Mobile network DOWN Customers calls and texts not working across the UK

Three Mobile customers are experiencing an afternoon of misery as the popular network appears to be down. Users across the UK are complaining that they can’t make calls or send texts via the service. It seems Three hit troubles at around 12pm today with the issues continuing to affect customers. Service monitoring website, Down Detector, is showing thousands of reports ... Read More »

Arasu Cable’s mobile App

Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami launched Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable Corporation Ltd’s mobile app that will enable subscribers to pay their monthly cable TV subscription. Subscribers can download the app, TACTV, which will be available for Android phones on the Google Play store, and pay their monthly bill of Rs. 70 through it. Of this, TACTV will receive 20 towards ... Read More »

Budget 2017: Mobile Phones Prices Likely to See 1-2 Percent Hike, Says Counterpoint

With the Union Budget 2017-18, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley levied a 2 percent Special Additional Duty (SAD) on imported populated PCBs for use in the manufacturing of mobile phones. The new customs duty is likely to affect the pricing of the ‘Make in India’ mobile phones considering price of the PCBs make up a significant part of a phone’s cost. ... Read More »