Ericsson Mobility Report: 5G Uptake Outpacing 4G

Ericsson has released the June 2021 Ericsson Mobility Report, and it’s good news for 5G adoption.

Satya Nadella Replacing John Thomson as Microsoft Board Chairman

Satya Nadella is replacing John Thompson as chairman of Microsoft’s board, in addition to his role as CEO.

Antitrust Bill Would Prevent Apple From Preinstalling Its Own Apps

A bill introduced by the US House would prohibit Apple and Google from preinstalling their own apps, in an effort to reign in Big Tech.

Facebook Poised for Slowest US Growth Ever in 2021

Facebook is poised to experience its slowest US growth ever in 2021, dropping to a mere 1%.

Advocacy Group Aims To Take On Distracted Drivers

U.S Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and National Safety Council President Janet Froetscher today announced the creation of FocusDriven, a national nonprofit organization designed to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.

The group will be led by Jennifer Smith, who has been an advocate against distracted driving since her mother was killed by someone talking on a cell phone while driving in 2008.

Google Docs Delves Into File Storage

An announcement related to data storage and the cloud has come out of Mountain View today, and people who’ve never heard the word "GDrive" may be very impressed by it.  It’s possible that consumers who are familiar with the term will be extremely disappointed, however.

Twitter Sees an Increase in Tweeting Frequency

Each month we’ve been looking at Twitter’s growth in terms of new user registration and number of Tweets. Last month we saw a decline in the number of new Twitterers in November continuing a trend that began in July.

In December, however, new Twitter user registrations leveled out. Number of tweets grew significantly, and the number of tweets from new users grew as well, possibly indicating that people aren’t just signing up for Twitter and not using it.

IT Spending Set For Global Rebound In 2010

After a challenging 2009, the technology sector will see a recovery in 2010 as businesses and governments in the U.S. and around the globe begin spending again on information technology, according to a new report by Forrester Research.

After declining 8.2 percent in 2009, U.S. IT spending will grow 6.6 percent in 2010 to $568 billion. Global IT spending, which fell 8.9 percent last year, will increase 8.1 percent in 2010 to more than $1.6 trillion. Software and computer hardware will see the most growth.

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