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Google v Huawei hits millions of smartphone users
Hundreds of millions of smartphone users will be affected by Google's decision to sever its Android operating system ties with Chinese handset maker Huawei.


AIS dials up future in offering video services
WITH Thais spending so much time watching video on-demand streaming services, mostly on mobile devices, Advanced Info Service (AIS) has focused to offer video services under its AIS Play service. 

NBTC briefs PM on progress with spectrum sale 
THE National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has updated Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha on the progress of its plan to sell slots of the 700MHz spectrum, the commission’s secretary-general Takorn Tantasith said.

5G to make first appearance in late 2020 
According to a report from IoT analysis company Berg Insight, 5G will make its first appearance in the market in late 2020. 

MFEC to transform itself to better serve S-curve industries 
The IT services company MFEC expects to generate double-digit revenue growth by the end of this year. The firm will also expand its business to support S-curve industries.

NBTC finalises 700MHz slots sale
THE NATIONAL Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will put on sale three 700MHz spectrum slots, each priced at Bt17.584 billion, according to the completed draft of the 700MHz spectrum allocation.

Market for digital signage promising ahead of Games in Japan
TOKYO - The market for digital signage is rapidly expanding. With the spread of high-speed internet and a reduction in installation costs, the electronic devices can be set up at various places consumers can easily spot.

Computing on the edge of tomorrow
IBM is seeking thai partners to explore practical uses of its quantum computers 

Researchers take the leap for quantum-led gains
THE National Electronics and Computer Technology Centre (Nectec) is focusing on research into quantum computing technology, especially for quantum communication and quantum engineering.

iflix gives starring role in growth bid to free content with ads
iflix aims to grow strongly in Thailand after offering a so-called freemium model since late last year under an expansion plan.

Digital technology is key to cut costs, survey finds
AS DIGITAL technologies continue to reinvent how businesses grow and operate, the associated risks and opportunities are prompting companies to expand their cost management strategies, according to Deloitte’s second biennial global cost survey released yesterday. 

Shoppers’ online snarls hurt businesses
Friction during consumers’ online purchases is costing Thai businesses US$14 billion (Bt448 billion) in lost revenue opportunities every year, according to a business study released by Facebook. 

Teaching the teachers pays dividends
Microsoft has partnered with the Institute for Innovative Learning at Mahidol University and Change Fusion has organised an operational training session for over 50 teachers titled “How to Educate Secondary and High School Students on Python Programming for Project Development”, as part of a “train the trainers” initiative. 

Anticipating the NEXT WAVE 
HP’s new products aimed at propelling business into new era of innovation, productivity and opportunity

Bangkok among top  Asian e-commerce cities 
Bangkok is among the leading commerce cities in Asia, according to the latest white paper on the top such cities, YCP Solidiance announced yesterday.

Communications market to continue mild growth 
THAILAND’S communications market (including that of the internet) is continuing in a positive direction with a forecast market value of Bt629.673 billion, up 2.57 per cent from last year, according to a study from the Centre for International Research and Information (CIRI).

Picking up speed in the STREAM 
Tencent is bulking up its streaming services in thailand in bid to replicate china success

Venture touts clean energy as way to help firms
A CLEAN-ENERGY development company has been formed by Pea Encom International, a subsidiary of the Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), and BCPG Plc with the aim of helping companies to innovate in a changing world.

Thai startups get chance to hitch a ride with Grab
Grab is inviting applications from startups across Thailand to join the second intake of Grab Ventures Velocity (GVV), the technology company’s main scale-up programme for post-seed startups.

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