Qualcomm – Industry must ride out ‘data tsunami’

first_img Tags Technology Vodafone ups diversity efforts Tim Ferguson Previous ArticleActing FCC chief touts innovation, competition; promises to better support rural opsNext ArticleMobile industry urged to encourage diversity Related Home Qualcomm – Industry must ride out ‘data tsunami’ CTA, Trump push for tech skills training IFA Berlin to get fresh format Author LIVE FROM CTIA 13, LAS VEGAS: Mobile networks will need to carry 1,000 times more data in 10 years’ time than they do today, meaning new approaches will be needed to tackle a ‘data tsunami’, according to Peggy Johnson, EVP and President of Global Market Development at Qualcomm.Johnson (pictured second from left) added that an estimated 25 billion connected devices will be in circulation in five years’ time: “We have to stay ahead of it and it’s going to be tough – many devices talking to many people and many objects,” she noted.“Obviously we can use more spectrum but we have to solve the bigger equation of how do we handle all this data?” she said, adding that optimisation of hardware will soon be unable to provide sufficient increases in data capacity.Johnson said Qualcomm is currently working on small cells and “using the best radios at the best time as you’re going through your environment”, allowing devices to seamlessly switch between networks.She added that the standardised version of LTE broadcast technology, eMBMS, will also be helpful in offloading data. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInLinkedInShare to TwitterTwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookFacebookShare to MoreAddThisMore 21 MAY 2013 Tim joined Mobile World Live in August 2011 and works across all channels, with a particular focus on apps. He came to the GSMA with five years of tech journalism experience, having started his career as a reporter… More Read more last_img read more

Gambian president swears in female vice Jallow-Tambajang

first_imgGambia new vice president, Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang (center) [Photo – Reuters] Gambia’c new vice president, Fatoumata Jallow Tambajang (center) [Photo – Reuters]President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has officially appointed Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang as his vice-president. The president announced it via his Twitter handle on Thursday, November 9, 2017.Barrow had named her his vice in January this year after beating long-serving Yahya Jammeh in elections last December. The appointment was, however, mired in controversy as the nominee was said to have exceeded the age limit to hold the office.Local media reports indicate that the necessary legal rectifications were done in order to properly allow her to occupy the post. The president described her as ‘a woman with wealth of experience highly required for rebuilding the New Gambia.’Photos from the presidency showed Barrow handing her a legal document after which she is seen appending her signature to a register. Barrow himself took two oaths of office, first in Senegal where he was based at the height of the political crisis with Jammeh’s refusal to leave. The second was post-Jammeh, on a date that coincided with the country’s independence.https://twitter.com/BarrowPresident/status/928699389140504578Fatoumatta Jallow-Tambajang is a prominent pro-democracy activist was part of the opposition coalition that unseated Yahya Jammeh. She is touted as one of the main brains behind the formation of a coalition going into the December 1, 2016 polls.last_img read more

Hamilton broke Spa record, new failure for Ferrari – Motor –…

first_imgWorld champion Lewis Hamilton with a Mercedes won the qualification for the Grand Prix of Belgium with a time of 1: 41.252. He was followed by his teammate Valteri Botas at 0.511 and Max Verstappen with Red Bull at 0.526 from the Briton.In the final minutes of Q2, the drivers of Racing Point improved their times and found a place in the top 10, and the riders of Alpha Tauri and Ferrari failed to qualify for Q3. In the end, Daniel Kwiat, Pierre Gasley, Charles Leclerc, Sebastian Vettel and George Russell dropped out. Hamilton again had the fastest tour in Q2.At the beginning of Q3, all riders were on the track with soft tires. The Mercedes drivers again recorded the best laps, followed by Daniel Ricardo and Red Bull drivers Max Verstappen and Alex Albon. At the same time, Hamilton broke the Spa track record.In the last minutes of the session Verstappen regained third place, and Hamilton improved the track record once again and won his pole position number 93. Ricardo was fourth, and Albon added the top 5. Follow us anywhere and anytime with the mobile application of Gong.bg. You can download it from Google Play, App Store and AppGallery.last_img read more

‘Disciplining’ of son lands father in court

first_imgA father of three on Friday appeared before Magistrate Christel Lambert at the Vreed-en-Hoop Magistrate’s Court charged with unlawfully wounding one of his sons.Terrence Hopkinson, 51, of Lot 67 Uitvlugt, West Coast Demerara, pleaded not guilty to the charge which stated that on August 5, 2016, at Uitvlugt, he unlawfully and maliciously wounded Trevor Hopkinson with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.The prosecution contended that on the day of the incident, both the defendant and the virtual complainant (VC) the son, were involved in a heated argument.Reports are that the defendant picked up a piece of wood and dealt the VC several blows about his body. The VC reportedly fell after which the defendant continued to hit him until several persons came to his assistance.He was taken to the West Demerara Regional Hospital where he was admitted.The matter was reported to the Leonora Police Station and the defendant was arrested and charged.Hopkinson told the Magistrate that his son was being unruly and as such he had to “discipline” him.However, Magistrate Lambert explained to the defendant that there is a difference between discipline and abuse.Hopkinson was granted bail in the sum of ,000 and is scheduled to make a next court appearance on September 16, 2016.last_img read more

Mongolian sumo wrestler retires over assault

first_imgPalace: Robredo back to ‘groping with a blind vision’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next Jazz shut down Rockets for 118-91 victory Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Jordan delivers on promise: 2 Cobra choppers now in PH Sumo wrestler Takanoiwa, center, leaves his sumo stable master’s building in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. The Mongolian wrestler has decided to retire after assaulting a younger wrestler during the ongoing regional tour in the latest blow to Japan’s national sport.(Kyodo News via AP)TOKYO — Mongolian sumo wrestler Takanoiwa has decided to retire after assaulting a younger wrestler during the ongoing regional tour in the latest blow to Japan’s national sport.Takanoiwa, 28, who last year was a victim of assault that led to the resignation of compatriot and grand champion Harumafuji, hit a lower-ranked wrestler at a hotel in Fukuoka on Tuesday, the Japan Sumo Association said.ADVERTISEMENT Australia appoints 76ers coach Brett Brown for Tokyo Olympics In spite of Washington’s sanctions, Huawei sells more smartphones than ever LATEST STORIES The wrestler did not sustain a major injury but has swelling on his face after being hit four or five times with an open hand and fist, the JSA said.Takanoiwa, whose real name is Adiyagiin Baasandorj, was hit with a remote control device in a bar by fellow Mongolian Harumafuji on Oct. 26 last year, which led to the grand champion’s retirement the following month.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSumo has been rocked by a series of scandals in recent years as it attempts to maintain its popularity. Hotel management clarifies SEA Games footballers’ kikiam breakfast controversy ‘A complete lie:’ Drilon refutes ‘blabbermouth’ Salo’s claims MOST READ You can now mix and match your Bitmoji’s clothing Hotel says PH coach apologized for ‘kikiam for breakfast’ claim View commentslast_img read more

Two fuel tankers collide off northern Newfoundland minor damage reported

first_imgLEWISPORTE, N.L. – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating a collision between two coastal fuel tankers along Newfoundland’s north coast.The board says the tanker Travestern collided with the anchored tanker Havelstern on Sunday, resulting in minor damage to both vessels.Pierre Murray, the board’s manager of regional operations in Halifax, says no one was injured and nothing spilled from either ship.The vessels, each about 150 metres long, were carrying diesel and jet fuel, he said.“It’s a small coastal vessel,” said Murray. “There was no pollution or anything like that.”The two vessels were coming alongside each other to transfer fuel near Lewisporte, N.L., when the wind picked up, he said.Their sterns collided and there was subsequent damage to both vessels — all of it above the waterline.“Both vessels were pretty much stopped when that happened,” Murray said.Both vessels are operated by Coastal Shipping Ltd., a division of the Woodward Group of Companies, based in Labrador. The firm supplies fuel to Arctic and Labrador coastal ports.last_img read more