Launch of Huawei’s 5G compatible flagship Mate 30 smartphone clouded by lack of Android as its OS

In recent years, Huawei has shot up surprising fast into the global smartphone business. A U.S. ban citing theft of intellectual property and being a threat to U.S. national security has however crippled its sales outside China. On September 18 Huawei Technologies plans to launch its new Mate 30 line of smartphones in Munich, said…

Does “Amazon’s Choice” badge deceive consumers: U.S. Senators

Amazon is being pressured into being more transparent with its system of awarding the “Amazon’s Choice” badge onto certain products. In a development pregnant with multiple outcomes the sum of which may not favor Amazon.com Inc, two U.S. senators have questioned Amazon.com Inc’s Chief Executive Jeff Bezos on how it awards the “Amazon’s Choice” badge…

U.S. telecom regulators to announce conditions for approving Sprint-T-Mobile merger

Before they give a go-ahead to the merger, regulators will have to factor in the potential loss of competition which will lead to higher consumer prices against the prospect of a more powerful No. wireless carrier which can work to build a faster, better next generation 5G wireless network. According to sources U.S. regulators are…

Facebook approaches settlement with the FTC over consumer data data breach violations

The focus of the FTC’s investigation into Facebook’s data breach was whether the sharing of personal data of 87 million users with British political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica violated its 2011 agreement with the FTC wherein it had pledged to safeguard user’s privacy. As per a report from the Wall Street Journal citing sources familiar…

Google-backed Deliv breaks off grocery partnership deal with Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart is in the process of fixing the issues due to which it had to cut its ties with the logistics firm. In a significant development that marks a setback against Wal-Mart’s efforts to fight Amazon.com in the groceries segment, logistics firm Deliv and Walmart Inc have discontinued their same-day grocery delivery partnership. In 2018,…

T-Mobile US Inc rules out price increase if allowed to acquire Sprint for $26 billion

T-Mobile’s $26 billion acquisition of Sprint has already gained approval from a national security panel headed by the Treasury Department. An antitrust review by the Justice Department and the FCC remain its only hurdles. In a communication to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, T-Mobile US Inc has disclosed that if it gets the go-ahead to…