Author: ashan kumar

Hutch Chairman Li Ka-shing retires at 89

Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing announced on Friday that he would be retiring from running CK Hutchison Holdings and CK Asset Holdings, the two…

HUTCH to go 4G in 2018

Hutchison Telecommunications Lanka (Pvt) Ltd, leading mobile broadband operator under the brand “Hutch” has announced that it has received all approvals from the Telecommunications…

Apple HomePod heads to stores after delay

News and Image Source from Telecom. Apple announced its HomePod is finally headed to stores after delays pushed back the smart speaker’s original launch…

Netflix valuation crosses $100B

News and Image Source from Telecom. Netflix earned a market capitalisation of more than $100 billion for the first time as record-high net subscriber…

App downloads crossed 175B in 2017

News and Image Source from Telecom. Users downloaded over 175 billion apps in 2017, a 60 per cent increase from 2015, while the number…

Google consolidates payment services

News and Image Source from Telecom. Google prepared to bring together applications Android Pay and Google Wallet under a single brand – Google Pay…

Facebook shutters virtual assistant M

News and Image Source from Telecom. Facebook M, a virtual assistant using a mix of artificial intelligence (AI) and human input which was introduced…

WhatsApp unconcerned by chat security flaw

News and Image Source from Telecom. WhatsApp dismissed warnings from researchers regarding a flaw which lets anyone in control of the messaging app’s servers…

Netflix app tops revenue ranking

News and Image Source from Telecom. Netflix was the world’s top earning non-game mobile app in 2017, dethroning Spotify which led the way in…