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TOKYO - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation’s (TOKYO:6502) Semiconductor & Storage Products Company today announced the launch of a new dedicated partner site for overseas distribution partners.

One of Toshiba’s strategies for increasing sales of semiconductor and storage products is to enhance cooperation with distribution partners: in fiscal year 2015, sales by distribution accounted for 24% of overall overseas sales, and Toshiba targets to boost that to over 45% in 2018. The launch of the partner site is one of a series of measures Toshiba is taking to boost its market effectiveness and improve contact with distribution partners.

This new site offers distribution partners a wide range of essential content for promoting business on a single site, including access to product specifications and interactive functions for efficient and effective execution of promotion activities, such as requests for sa ... Read more »

Views: 60 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) today announced a new global wireless roaming service called Lenovo Connect. A long-time mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), Lenovo will now offer Lenovo Connect, a seamless communication service that works across devices, networks and borders for customers in China and EMEA. Lenovo Connect eliminates having to buy a separate SIM card and offers benefits such as low-priced global roaming and enhanced customer engagement by leveraging Lenovo’s Big Data and cloud services. It provides a simple, fast and cost-effective connectivity solution for companies of all sizes and mobile professionals to stay always connected.

In China, Lenovo is bringing service via the Lenovo Connect app on select Lenovo smartphones and laptops. With just one click, users can access Lenovo Connect to enjoy local pricing on Internet access when they travel to more than 5 ... Read more »

Views: 62 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016 | Comments (0)

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just this fall, audiences at the trend-setting Sundance film festival were handed 20,000 Google Cardboards, while 1.3 million units were mailed to New York Times subscribers to accompany the media giant’s innovative 3D film, The Displaced, on refugee children.

There is no doubt that the mind-blowing Virtual Reality media age has arrived and it seems seductively accessible.

Except that it isn’t.

The need for sophisticated equipment and expensive production teams currently puts the creation of 360° content far beyond the reach of everyday consumers, nearly 3 billion of whom have smart phones. In fact, the development of virtual reality content could stagnate as a result because of the lack real consumer lifestyle friendly solutions much like 3D TV.

Convinced that the future for VR depends on accessibility, ImmerVision is working to equip everyday device ... Read more »

Views: 64 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016

New YOGA 710, 510 and ideapad™ MIIX 310 feature marked improvements in weight, connectivity and battery length

BARCELONA, Spain - Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

    New YOGA 710 and 5101 convertible laptops boost high performance and long battery life2 so mobile multitaskers can leave their cords at home for longer
    Affordable ideapad MIIX 310 designed for on-the-go webaholics with up to 10 hours2 of battery life, a detachable keyboard and optional 4G LTE at under €2693

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today at Mobile World Congress®, Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) introduced two new consumer Windows 10 PCs: YOGA 710 and 5101 convertible laptops and the ideapad MIIX 310 2-in-1 detachable tablet. We recognize consumers’ need to work on multiple devices for different tasks. For example, they may text on a smartphone, work on a laptop, and read on a tablet. That’s why we designed each of our n ... Read more »

Views: 90 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016 | Comments (0)

New Blade V7 features octa-core chip, PDAF 13-megapixel camera and Smart Sense intelligent gesture control

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE, a leading global mobile device maker, today launched the latest iterations in its popular Blade series, the Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite, at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. Designed to meet the needs of today’s smartphone users, the two devices are on display at ZTE’s conference booth in Hall 3, 3F30, along with the company’s other pioneering technology for the smart lifestyle of the future.

“We’re proud to show off the Blade V7 and Blade V7 Lite to the world, and we’re starting here in Barcelona,” said Jacky Zhang, CEO of EMEA and APAC, ZTE Mobile Devices. “We know how important smartphones are to our daily lives, especially for capturing those significant moments. Hence, we’ve designed the Blade V7 and Blade V7 ... Read more »

Views: 70 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016

 Available on Amazon Fire TV, Nexus Player, Philips Android TV, Roku streaming players, Roku TV models, Sony Android TV and Xbox 360 

LONDON - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Love Nature, creators of the world’s largest library of 4K (Ultra-HD) wildlife and nature documentaries and series, has launched today a new video streaming service in 32 countries worldwide, including UK, Australia, Germany, Mexico, New Zealand and Switzerland. 4K content is the next revolution in crystal clear viewing that offers four times the resolution of HD and Love Nature is producing the most 4K natural history programming in the world.

On Love Nature, subscribers will enjoy a robust library of documentaries, series, featured themes and exclusive natural history scenes updated weekly. The service is available in 4K on Amazon Fire TV, Sony Android TV, Philips Android TV, Nexus Player, Roku streaming players and Roku TV models and in HD on ... Read more »

Views: 56 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016

 - Two companies have agreed to settle the licensing disputes -

TOKYO & AUSTIN, Texas - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Toshiba Corporation (“Toshiba”) and BaySand, Inc. (“BaySand”) today announced that the two companies have agreed to settle the disputes between the parties with respect to the terms of the license for BaySand’s Metal Only Programmable Technology granted by BaySand to Toshiba, including the lawsuit pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California and the arbitration pending before the ICC International Court of Arbitration. Along with this settlement, Toshiba and BaySand have signed an amended and restated technology license agreement (“Amended and Restated TLA”).

Metal Only Programmable Technology enables Toshiba to develop integrated circuits with much lower development costs and much shorter development turn-around times by redu ... Read more »

Views: 58 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016 | Comments (0)

ZTE strengthens ties and commitment in Europe through sponsorship, community programs and experience tours

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Mobile Devices today announced the signing of a sponsorship deal with Sevilla Football Club to serve as the club’s “Official Technology Partner.” This sponsorship seals the deal for ZTE to be the official smartphone of the team. ZTE’s support of sporting activities across the world is already scoring great results and becoming a definitive part of the ZTE brand.

Apart from sharing a love of football, ZTE and Sevilla FC also embrace similar values. They draw strength from their fans and provide a community base centred on that fan dedication. Sevilla FC are also historic champions in their fields, record holders and reigning champions of the UEFA Europa League for the second year running and current finalists in the Copa Del Rey against FC Barcelona. ... Read more »

Views: 44 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At Mobile World Congress 2016, ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, signed a strategic agreement to jointly expand IOT market with TeliaSonera, the largest carrier in Nordic countries. The two parties will cooperate on IOT areas, beginning with telematics. ZTEWelink, a subsidiary of ZTE, is dedicated to the development of wireless communication modules, telematics terminals and solutions, will undertake a major part of the telematics R&D process.

Hans Dahlberg, Head of TeliaSonera Global M2M Services, Jacky Zhang, Senior Vice President, ZTE Corporation, and Wang Zhijun, VP of ZTEWelink attended the signing ceremony.

“The combination of ZTE’s 4G technology and the innovative Telia Sense’s service will enable users to have full control of ... Read more »

Views: 55 | Added by: africa-live | Date: 02.23.2016

BARCELONA, Spain - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The metro and bus workers from TMB, the main public transport operator in the metropolitan area of Barcelona, have announced plans to strike during Mobile World Congress, which will be held 22-25 February 2016. The metro strike is currently expected on Monday, 22 and Wednesday, 24 February, and the bus strike on Tuesday, 23 and Thursday, 25 February; during this time, service would be operated at minimum required levels.

We are immediately activating a contingency plan to ensure that attendees can safely travel to and from the Fira Gran Via venue and can enter the facility as quickly as possible. The contingency plan addresses several areas including transportation, registration and venue access.

TRANSPORTATION

Metro Service: Public officials have assured us that metro service will operate at minimum required levels on 22 and 24 February.

Municipal Bus Service: We an ... Read more »

Views: 49 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016

SHENZHEN, China - Monday, February 22nd 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet and China Mobile, today jointly show their 5G-oriented future network architecture design concept, and network slice prototype system. With the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® processor, the demonstration actively explores and promotes key designs for future 5G network architecture.

This 5G network slice prototype system is based upon 5G network function componentisation, requirements-based orchestration and customisation. It creates dynamic 5G application scenario network slices via a visible orchestration environment, including mobile broadband (xMBB), internet of things (IoT), mobile edge computing (MEC) and more. At Mobile World Congress, the technology demonstrates the Intel RSA-based access node/edge node/core node h ... Read more »

Views: 60 | Added by: uaeonlinenews | Date: 02.23.2016