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  • Some Tech Spending Rolls On, Despite COVID-19
    Cuts in spending are expected for traditional technologies like PCs and mobile devices, but new tech including AI is projected to grow. ...
  • Wi-Fi Calling Up 78%, Voice Calls 29%
    At-home consumers continue to drive up mobile usage, with wireless voice minutes increasing 22% yesterday compared to an average Tuesday, according to the latest network tracking stats from AT&T. Wi-Fi ...
  • Softbank Projects $17 Billion Loss In Vison Fund
    Following the COVID-19 fallout from around the world, Softbank is warning that the pandemic could cause a $17 billion loss in its investment unit. ...
  • 5G Launch Set For This Year
    The wireless carrier Nex-Tech Wireless remains on track to turn on 5G services in the third quarter of this year. ...
  • Verizon Adds Remote Tech Support
    Verizon is partnering with TechSee to add new tools to its Fios tech support options. ...
  • Consumer Confidence Seen As Great Unknown Post COVID-19
    While COVID-19 is disrupting some supply chains, the great unknown for the future is consumer confidence, according to a new study. In addition to development and the introduction of 5G ...
  • Kroger Taps Tracking Tech To Limit In-Store Traffic
    Walmart recently enabled shoppers to use the Walmart Pay app at self-checkout, so consumers don't have to touch the screen or interact with associates. ...
  • Fitbit Consortium Formed To Research Early COVID-19 Detection By Wearables
    The Stanford Healthcare Innovation lab already had launched a study intended to establish whether data from wearables, can be used to predict onset of infectious diseases. ...
  • Nuro Driverless Delivery Stalled By COVID-19
    While it received a permit from California to use its driverless delivery vehicles on California roads, Nuro’s testing is on hold during the state’s shelter-in-place order. ...
  • Smart Ring Taps AI To Spot COVID-19 Early
    A team of doctors and scientists is working on a smart ring to detect COVID-19 before noticeable symptoms occur. ...
  • Samsung Ending S Voice Assistant
    The Samsung S. Voice assistant, the attempted Siri competitor that never caught on, is being discontinued. ...
  • Universal Movie Campaign Adds AR Snapchat Lens
    To promote Trolls World Tour, Universal Pictures turned to Snapchat to create a Lens for consumers to turn their selfies into characters from the movie. ...
  • Apple Plans 5G iPhone For Fall: Report
    Apple plans to introduce a redesign of its top-tier iPhones, including the addition of 5G, according to reports. ...
  • PC Shipments Drop 10% Due To Supply Reduced By COVID-19
    Shipments of PCs globally dropped 10% in the first quarter, according to the latest tracking study from the International Data Corporation (IDC). The stark decline following a year of growth ...
  • Some Smart Tech Grows During Pandemic
    Voice is likely to stay on a strong growth path, as businesses turn to voice agents and bots for at-distance customer interactions. ...
  • Coach Parent Company Taps 3D Printers For COVID-19
    In an employee-led initiative at the parent company of Kate Spade and Coach, 3D printers will be used to create parts needed for COVID-19 projects.     ...
  • Standards Body Tweaks 5G Approach For COVID-19
    The main body that prepares specifications for new wireless technologies including 5G is modifying its approach due to COVID-19. ...
  • Automaker Opens 'Gigafactory' For Self-Driving Cars
    Autonomous driving startup AutoX launched a giant factory in Shangai to build a fleet of self-driving cars. ...
  • Comcast Launches Voice-Based Easter Eggs
    Comcast is introducing a series of hidden Easter eggs via its Xfinity Voice Remote targeted to consumers spending more time at home. Certain words spoken can trigger serving up movies ...
  • Walmart Grocery Tops Amazon In App Downloads, Shopping Apps Hit 106 Million
    Downloads of Walmart Grocery increased 460% in average daily downloads compared to its January performance. ...
  • Walgreens Adds COVID-19 Bot To Telehealth Service
    The assessment enables users to check their risks based on CDC guidelines and learn about COVID-19 clinical trials. ...
  • QR Codes Used To Track Consumers During Pandemic
    Authorities in Moscow are using a QR code system to track city residents whenever they leave their home. ...
  • Retailers Tap Robots To Help During COVID-19
    Large and small retailers are deploying robots to help stock shelves, clean floors and deliver groceries. ...
  • Samsung Launching More 5G Phones
    Samsung us updating its Galaxy-A series, including six new phones at a range of prices. ...
  • Wi-Fi Calling Up 101%, Voice Calls 36%: Study
    Consumers at home due to COVID-19 continue to push the boundaries of wireless service, according to the latest tally by AT&T. Wi-Wi calling minutes were up 101% yesterday compared to ...
  • 32% Of Mobile Users In China Delay Buying 5G Phones: Study
    While Chinese consumers are more optimistic than those in the U.S. or Europe in a post-pandemic environment, smartphone replacement and 5G adoption have slowed. ...
  • Consumers Turn To Video Streaming, Buying More Tech During Pandemic
    With consumers homebound, 56% of U.S. households using tech services are using streaming video services, nearly a third (32%) are streaming music and 22% are streaming live TV. ...
  • Regal Intros AR Game For Homebound Consumers
    Regal Entertainment has added an augmented reality feature to its app for consumers spending time at home due to COVID-19.       ...
  • YouTube Bans 5G Conspiracy Talk
    YouTube has modified its guidelines so that any conspiracy theories suggesting 5G is the cause of COVID-19 are removed. ...
  • Wearable Devices Tapped During COVID-19
    There are a number of wearable devices that can be tapped to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...