Partnerships

5 things to know about Apple-IBM partnership

Apple-IBM partnership

You’ve probably heard that Apple and IBM announced a global partnership to “transform enterprise mobility.” This isn’t something consumers will notice, but certain enterprises (IBM clients) will definitely “feel” the impact of this deal. Here are five things to know about it: 1. IBM sill sell the iPhone and iPad Under the deal, IBM will…

Samsung secures product placement deal for the next Avengers movie, brings Marvel content to its users

Marvel

Samsung is teaming-up with Marvel to bring some superhero love to its army of users all around the world. Under the global multi-medium partnership, we’ll see the Korean company preloading Marvel’s content and services on its devices, and getting product placements deals in some of the upcoming blockbusters based on Marvel’s heroes. The press release…

37 new companies join Tizen Association

Tizen Association

Tizen Association is welcoming 37 new companies to its eco-system bringing the total number of partners to 88. Many of the newest members, including Fleksy and Left Lane Network, will be demoing and participating at the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco, June 2-4, 2014. “The Tizen Association continues to attract interest and support from…

NTT DoCoMo, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Fujitsu, NEC, Nokia and Samsung all lining up to make 5G a reality in Japan

NTT DoCoMo

NTT DoCoMo announced that it is working with leading telecommunications companies to make 5G reality in Japan. As part of the effort, the operator is teaming-up with Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Fujitsu, NEC, Nokia and Samsung to conduct experimental trials of emerging 5G mobile communications technologies. Specifically, the firms will explore the potential to exploit frequency bands…

Samsung getting custom Kindle store for its users

Samsung getting custom Kindle store for its users

With its vast user base, Samsung is able to get special deals from a number of companies, Amazon being one of them. And guess what, the online retail giant turned infrastructure provider has agreed to create a custom Kindle store for Samsung Galaxy owners. The Kindle for Samsung app should already be available (I haven’t…

Ericsson, Philips team-up to cram mobile base stations inside street lighting poles

Ericsson, Philips team-up to cram mobile base stations inside street lighting poles

Ericsson and Philips have teamed-up to launch new connected LED street light that includes a mobile base station within the design. The two companies said that the product combines the benefits of mobile connectivity and LED lighting in a ”lighting-as-a-service” model for cities. This in turn allows city authorities to offer space within their connected…

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