Sony, Ericsson Pump Cash Into Joint Venture
Jan 29, 2003, 10:53 AM by (staff)
Sony and Ericsson said today they will invest an additional 150 million euros ($162 million) each into their mobile phone joint venture, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications (SEMC). Sony said it expects the group to turn profitable in 2003. Since its creation in October 2001, SEMC has been steadily losing market share to competitors, partly because it has been unable to deliver its phones in volumes to shops in time.
WhatsApp Improves Group Chat Tools
May 15, 2018
WhatsApp today added a handful of features to its group chat function that should improve the experience. For example, a new group description provides a short blurb that explains the purpose, topic, and guidelines behind each group.
Huawei Drops the Nova and Nova Plus Mid-Rangers
Sep 1, 2016
Huawei today announced the Nova and Nova Plus handsets, two mid-range smartphones that feature curved metal designs, diamond-cut bezels, and 2.5D glass for a seamless in-hand experience. The devices share almost all features, expect for the screen, battery, and camera.
Facebook Messenger Adds Group Payments
Apr 11, 2017
Facebook today made it possible to pay groups of people within Messenger. The app has supporter peer-to-peer payments since 2015, but they were limited to single people.
MediaTek's Pump Express 3.0 to Challenge Quick Charge
May 31, 2016
MediaTek recently announced Pump Express 3.0, advanced rapid charging technology for smartphone batteries. MediaTek claims Pump Express 3.0 can charge a battery from 0% to 70% in 20 minutes, or provide four hours of talk time after charging for five minutes.