Comments: 0Tuesday, October 11th 2016 - 11:35 CEST
The Netherlands has first nationwide LoRa network for Internet of Things - As from today the KPN LoRa network is available throughout the Netherlands. This makes the Netherlands the first country in the world to have a nationwide LoRa network for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Over the past eight months a lot of hard work has gone into the rollout of the network, so it is now available outdoors throughout the Netherlands. KPN’s LoRa went live at the beginning of November 2015 in Rotterdam and The Hague. Because of substantial customer interest the rollout of the network was speeded up at the beginning of the year.
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Comments: 0Friday, July 22nd 2016 - 10:00 CEST
Thermal Waters and Roulette: Kurhaus Wiesbaden - Europe is famous for its thermal springs, many though to have miraculous effects on the visitors' health. The healing properties of their waters have attracted many visitors through history, turning them into famous - and popular - tourist destinations. One of the most famous such resorts in Europe is the Kurhaus in Wiesbaden, which is one of the most beautiful thermal resorts in the world.
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Comments: 0Thursday, July 7th 2016 - 10:00 CEST
Entertainment on the Smartphone - The smartphone, as we know it today, didn't exist a decade ago. The first true smartphone, Apple's iPhone, was launched in 2007, less than 10 years ago. But its effect on the world of online entertainment is comparable to the invention of the steam engine on industry: it started a revolution. Smartphones have changed the way we communicate, the way we keep in touch with our friends and relatives, but the biggest impact it had was on the world of entertainment.
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Comments: 0Saturday, November 30th 2013 - 09:55 CET
Adobe released its Adobe Digital Index 2013 online shopping data. Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday saw record online sales with 1.062 billion and 1.93 billion, respectively. For the first time more than 24 percent of online sales occurred on smartphones and tablets, a record increase of 118 percent year-over-year. iOS-based devices drove more than $543 million dollars in online sales, with iPad taking a 77 percent share. Android-based devices were responsible for $148 million in online sales, a 4.9 percent share of mobile driven online sales. Adobe’s data is based on the analysis of nearly 400 million visits to more than 2000 U.S. retailers’ websites on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, October 2nd 2013 - 08:22 CEST
Apple announced it has sold a record-breaking nine million new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c models, just three days after the launch of the new iPhones on September 20. In addition, more than 200 million iOS devices are now running the completely redesigned iOS 7, making it the fastest software upgrade in history. Both iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c are available in the US, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK. Demand for Apple iPhone 5s has exceeded the initial supply, and many online orders are scheduled to be shipped in the coming weeks.
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Comments: 0Monday, July 8th 2013 - 10:50 CEST
Samsung Electronics announced that global channel sales of its Galaxy S4, a life companion for a richer, fuller, simpler life, has surpassed 10 million units sold in less than one month after its commercial debut. Launched globally on April 27, the phone is estimated to be selling at a rate of four units per second. The Samsung Galaxy S4 sets a new record, generating sales quicker than any of its predecessors. Sales of the Galaxy S III reached the 10-million mark 50 days after its launch in 2012, while the Galaxy S II took five months and the Galaxy S seven months to reach the same milestone.
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Comments: 0Thursday, May 16th 2013 - 19:50 CEST
Samsung Electronics develops 5G network technology - Samsung developed the core technology of 5G for the first time to transmit data, which is hundreds of times faster than the current 4G and allows future users to enjoy 3D movies, mobile games, UHD contents with their Android smartphones and tablets. The maximum speed of 5G networks is expected to be up to tens of gigabits per second (Gbps), meaning that the entire high-resolution movie file can be downloaded in less than a second! Samsung’s latest innovation is expected to invigorate research into 5G cellular communications across the world; the company believes it will trigger the creation of international alliances and the timely commercialization of related mobile broadband services.
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Comments: 0Thursday, May 16th 2013 - 19:42 CEST
Samsung Electronics won ‘TCO Certified’ label from TCO (The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees), a representative safety regulation organization in Europe. It is the first time that the TCO certification is granted to a mobile phone, which is expected to boost the sales of innovative high quality green phone. TCO certification is a series of product certifications and the mark is issued based on user friendliness, safety, and products’ eco-friendliness.
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Comments: 0Sunday, March 10th 2013 - 12:48 CET
Apple announced it has sold over 2 million of its new I Phone 5 in China, just three days after its launch. The I Phone 5 is the thinnest and lightest I Phone ever, completely redesigned to feature a stunning new 4-inch Retina display; an Apple-designed A6 chip for blazing fast performance; and ultrafast wireless technology (speeds are dependent on carrier networks) all while delivering even better battery life. The new I Phone 5 comes with Apple iOS 6, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system with over 200 new features including: Shared Photo Streams, all-new Maps app, Passbook organization and even more Siri features and languages including Mandarin.
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Comments: 0Thursday, December 20th 2012 - 12:15 CET
Harman Kardon Beautiful Sound brand campaign - Harman announced that Miri Ben-Ari, the Grammy Award-winning violinist known for her pioneering fusion of classical, jazz and hip-hop styles, is the next musician named as a Beautiful Sound artist for the Harman Kardon brand. The Israeli-bred Ms. Ben-Ari will be featured globally in advertisements and in special appearances as an ambassador for the Harman Kardon “Beautiful Sound” brand campaign. Additionally, Ms. Ben-Ari will launch the Miri Ben-Ari Beautiful Sound Tour at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre on February 20. Ms. Ben-Ari will compose a beautiful-sound song to debut on the tour.
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