Samsung’s Vietnam investments continue with $220m R&D centre

Samsung has commenced construction of a $220 million R&D centre in Vietnam, providing further evidence of the country’s growing role in smartphone manufacturing and the global supply chain. Vietnamese government statistics suggest the nation’s exports of smartphones and spare parts now value $51.38 billion, with Samsung a major contributor. The Korean mobile giant claims to … Read more

What we know about the new iPad Pro 2020

The new iPad Pro 2020 might only be a month away; Apple is expected to host a new product launch by the end of March 2020, with upgrades to the 2018 iPad Pro 11 and iPad Pro 12.9, as well as the debut of the iPhone SE 2. Apple really needs to refresh its top-end … Read more

Apple blocks Clearview AI facial recognition app for violating App Store policies

Apple has suspended the developer account of Clearview AI for violating its enterprise developer program policies. The company was reportedly sidestepping App Store guidelines to offer various government and private entities, including the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the FBI, as well as consumer-facing customers such as Macy’s, Walmart, and the NBA, a preview … Read more

Nokia CEO Rajeev Suri steps down

Nokia has confirmed its CEO Rajeev Suri is stepping down from his position and will be replaced by Pekka Lundmark from September 1. The Finnish networking giant said Suri had been considering his succession and had been willing to make way should there be a replacement in place. It added that a variety of internal … Read more