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Telecoms

The telecom industry is engaged in the the transmission of messages over significant distances for the purpose of communication. 

In the modern age of electricity and electronics, telecommunications has typically involved the use of electric means such as the telegraph, the telephone, and the teletype, developed in fiber optics, and/or the Internet.  

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Asian stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 14, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian market started the week's trade in positive territory after the US and European markets closed higher on Friday. The All Ordinaries opened up 16pts higher at the beginning of the session and by lunchtime the markets had added 28.6pts to 5,503pts. (Jul 14)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, SOUTH AFRICA, WOOLWORTHS, RIO TINTO

Dual-Sim Variant Samsung Galaxy S5 Duos LTE Available For $899
Samsung's Profits Decline

By IBTimes AU

Samsung Electronics reveals its operating profit is expected to drop 25 per cent in the April to June months, the lowest in the last 2 years. This drop in profits is attributed to a slowdown in the smartphone market and a strong Korean currency. (Jul 08)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, APPLE INC., SAMSUNG, SMARTPHONE

BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen holds up the unreleased Blackberry Passport device during the company's annual general meeting for shareholders in Waterloo June 19, 2014
BlackBerry U.S. Market Now 0%, Canadian Tech Firm Rolls Out Fact Check Portal

By IBTimes AU

Blackberry CEO John Chen wants to believe that the Canadian technology company is not yet dead, despite all signs pointing to an imminent for the once number 1 technology firm in the world. (Jul 01)

MORE TOPICS: IPHONE, DUBAI, BLACKBERRY, SMARTPHONE, ANDROID

Viral Video: Internet Baby Advert Gets Almost 25 Million Hits in YouTube in 3 Months

By IBTimes AU

A viral video baby video in the Internet has gone viral and generated 24.8 million hits in just three months. The video, the most viral advertisements in India for MTS Telecom's 4GPlus Network, features a tech-savvy baby the moment he comes out of his mum's womb, reports Business Insider. (Jun 16)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 5/29/14

By Comsec

Sellers returned to the ASX on Thursday having been absent in any meaningful fashion for 7 sessions. Bulk miners were the weak spot after the price of iron ore continued to fall in the last day to the lowest levels seen in 2 years;around $US 97.00 per tonne levels. (May 29)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RETAIL, TELSTRA, WESTFIELD GROUP, INVESTMENT

Google Chromecast Finally Available in Australia

By IBTimes AU

Google Chromecast is finally available in Australia. The long-awaited plug-and-play device sells for $49 in JB HiFi, Dick Smith Electronics, and via Google Play Store. (May 28)

MORE TOPICS: NETFLIX, AUSTRALIA, MANAGEMENT, TELSTRA, ANDROID

A woman uses her mobile phone to take a selfie picture at the Trocadero Square near the Eiffel Tower in Paris, May 16, 2014. French telecoms market leader Orange is in talks about a tie-up with smaller Bouygues Telecom, France's economy minister confirmed
Canada Won't be Able to Support 4 National Telecoms Carriers – Rogers CEO

By IBTimes AU

Guy Lawrence, new chief executive of Rogers Communications Inc., strongly believed Canada won't be able to support a fourth national wireless carrier because of the gigantic costs involved in maintaining and operating all of them. (May 26)

MORE TOPICS: GERMANY

David Beckham Unveils New Plans for Miami Stadium

By IBTimes AU

David Beckham has unveiled plans to build a Major League Soccer stadium in downtown Miami to become the home of his MLS team. Beckham and his investors suffered a setback when earlier plans for a stadium were scrapped after environmental issues were raised. (May 23)

MORE TOPICS: AMERICAN AIRLINES, FLORIDA

Protests in Bangkok, Thailand
Thai Court Orders PM to Step Down, Prolongs Political Crisis

By Reuters

A Thai court ordered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down on Wednesday after finding her guilty of abuse of power, prolonging a political crisis that has led to violent protests and brought the economy close to recession. (May 08)

MORE TOPICS: DUBAI, COURT, THAILAND, ELECTIONS

Bill Gates
Bill Gates Could Become World's First Trillionaire

By IBTimes IN

Other contenders, who hold the potential to be the world's first trillionaire, include Mexican telecoms mogul Carlos Slim and legendary US investor Warren Buffett. (May 08)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, WARREN BUFFETT, BILL GATES, INDIA, EMERGING MARKETS, LONDON