Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

Facebook suspends app pre-installs on Huawei phones

Facebook is no longer allowing pre-installation of its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese tech giant as it struggles to keep its business afloat in the face of a U.S. ban on its purchase of American parts and software. Customers who already have Huawei phones will still be able to use […]

AdVoice rolls out audio advertising for Nigerian mobile network operators

AdVoice rolls out audio advertising for Nigerian mobile network operators

AdVoice, the Nigerian-based mobile advertising provider, is rolling out an audio ad channel for operators in the country. The company provides real-time audience targeting for mobile advertisers, but also audio advertising solutions for mobile carriers. AdVoice’s MNO Ad Network has been built specifically for mobile network operators to get a share of the mobile ad […]

Rio 2016 Will Be the First Virtual Reality Olympics

Rio 2016 Will Be the First Virtual Reality Olympics

Hundreds of millions of people are expected to watch the summer Olympics in August, but only users of Samsung phones with a paid TV subscription will have the chance to watch the tournament in virtual reality for the first time, NBC Sports announced on Thursday. The London summer Olympics in 2012 attracted 217 million viewers, […]

Microsoft Sells Off Nokia for $350m

Microsoft Sells Off Nokia for $350m

Microsoft has sold off the Nokia brand and its feature phone business to FIH Mobile, a subsidiary of Hon Hai/Foxconn Technology Group, for $350m (£243m). The deal also includes the company’s Hanoi manufacturing facility, Microsoft Mobile Vietnam. A further deal with Nokia will give FIH the exclusive rights to the Nokia brand until 2024, which […]