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Report: Wearable devices failed to catch on as quickly as manufacturers had hoped

Report: Wearable devices failed to catch on as quickly as manufacturers had hoped

In a recently released report, eMarketer has revealed that the year 2016 has been a disappointing one for the wearable devices market, even though it had earlier been projected that fitness trackers, smartwatches and other wearable devices will likely make a substantial push in sales during the year.

According to the latest data shared by eMarketer, the sales of wearable devices in 2016 have been not as brisk as the manufacturers had apparently hoped.

Apple Ready to Challenge €13 Billion Tax Demand from European Union

Apple Ready to Challenge €13 Billion Tax Demand from European Union

Apple is ready to launch a legal action against European Union’s record €13 billion tax demand from Cupertino-based hardware and software major. Apple has been supported by Ireland where the company has based its European operations. Ireland has blamed Brussels of infringing on its sovereignty and has contested against massive tax demand from Apple.

Ajit Pai: FCC needs to remove “outdated and unnecessary regulations”

Ajit Pai: FCC needs to remove “outdated and unnecessary regulations”

During the course of a speech before the Free State Foundation in Washington, DC, on Thursday, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) member Ajit Pai said that Net Neutrality’s “days are numbered” under the new US President Donald Trump.

Apple submits letter to NHTSA; sends strongest hint yet about ‘Project Titan’

Apple submits letter to NHTSA; sends strongest hint yet about ‘Project Titan’

In a recent letter submitted to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), tech biggie Apple has, for the first time, publicly addressed the autonomous car industry.

The letter submitted to the NHTSA by Apple underscores the company’s official comment on the federal government’s guidelines for automated vehicles. The guidelines were issued by the federal government last September.

Jolla’s Sailfish OS has been accepted for use by Russia's government

Jolla’s Sailfish OS has been accepted for use by Russia's government

In a Tuesday announcement, Finnish software house Jolla has revealed that its Sailfish smartphone operating system has been certified by Russia for government as well as corporate use.

The announcement implies that Jolla's Sailfish OS will now be used by Russia for its official government business.

BITAG lays down its recommendations for IoT industry

BITAG lays down its recommendations for IoT industry

On Tuesday, the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) put forth its recommendations for the rapidly growing ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) industry, suggesting a few security standards for IoT devices.

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