Xiaomi’s latest flagship, the Mi4, will sport a Snapdragon 800 processor and a 5.5 inch display, based on what has been widely circulating in the technology grapevine. Speculation is also high that the device could be launched before the end of this year in about 10 different countries. Earlier announcement made by Xiaomi said its flagsip product will be available in countries such as the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Russia, Brazil, Vietnam, Turkey, Thailand, and India.
Tata Docomo is soon going to turn all of Connaught Place in Delhi into a WiFi Hotspot. With promised seamless coverage of the entire 4km area, including inner and outer circles, visitors (and more importantly, tourists) in the area will be able to enjoy instant access to information on any smart device they own. In the next few years, we should see a large number of public Wi-Fi hotspots coming up in the country.
MediaTek and Acer will cooperate in the Internet of Things sector to promote cloud applications, wearable devices, and the Internet of Things technologies. The news was announced during Computex Taipei 2014. The cooperation between MediaTek and Acer will focus on open platforms and it will be based on the Acer Open Platform. Stan Shih, chairman of Acer, and Ming-Kai Tsai, chairman of MediaTek, announced that with the cooperation, MediaTek will join Acer’s Build Your Own Cloud project.
Walmart (NYSE:WMT) will launch a business-to-business (B2B) ecommerce site in Lucknow and Hyderabad in the first week of July, Reuters reports today. Krish Iyer, India Walmart president, told Reuters that sales through the firm’s ecommerce service will be available only to its trader members, who are owners of small businesses that purchase from the company’s Best Price Modern Wholesale stores across India. That could change later once India relaxes regulations on foreign firms involved in ecommerce, allowing Walmart to open its estore to all consumers.
The US-based Microsoft Corporation has agreed to work with Myanmar Computer Company to train some 100,000 young people for cloud computing and related information technologies. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding becoming partners in the training programme. Microsoft Corporation will work together with a Myanmar local company to train at least 100,000 young people in Microsoft’s cloud computing and other latest technologies in the country, according to sources.