Power outages in various parts of Luzon caused mobile service disruptions in the wake of Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) on Wednesday, according to the country’s major telcos.
With telecommunications, BPO and manufacturing industries rapidly developing in the Philippines, Asia’s new “Rising Tiger” appears to be looking at a lot of business growth in the coming years.
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry, under new leadership, announced a small profit in a surprising turnaround on Thursday, despite a huge drop in revenues.
Samsung announced Monday the launch of a new smartphone based on its own operating system, in a step towards independence from the Google Android platform that dominates its popular handsets.
BlackBerry on Tuesday launched a new budget handset in Indonesia, one of its last bastions, in the hope it will take off in emerging markets and stem a decline in the smartphone maker’s fortunes.