Tag Archive: Losing


Losing access to TSMC would be catastrophic for Huawei

This is a bigger deal than losing Google Mobile Services.

This has not been a great week for Huawei. The U.S. extended the trade ban with the manufacturer for another year, preventing Huawei from doing business with most U.S. entities. Huawei was put on the U.S. Entity List a year ago, cutting off the Chinese manufacturer’s access to U.S. businesses. A direct result of the ban was losing out on Google Mobile Services (GMS), including the Play  [Read More…]

NVIDIA GeForce Now is losing Xbox Game Studios titles later in April

More publishers are pulling out of NVIDIA’s streaming service while others double down.

What you need to know NVIDIA has published a new blog post with multiple updates regarding GeForce Now. Titles from Xbox Game Studios, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Klei Entertainment will be removed on April 24. Ubisoft, Epic Games and Bungie remain committed to the service. NVIDIA is working to bring over 1,500 more games to GeForce Now.

NVIDIA has published a lengthy blog  [Read More…]

Bill Gates calls losing mobile race to Android his ‘greatest mistake ever’

Gates says the non-Apple portion of the mobile space “was a natural thing for Microsoft to win.”

What you need to know Bill Gates says that his biggest mistake at Microsoft was losing the mobile space to Android. Gates saw the non-Apple standard for the mobile market as a “natural thing for Microsoft to win.” While Gates sees Microsoft as a leading company right now, he believes it could be the leading company had it got mobile  [Read More…]

Google Pay in the UK is losing its send/receive money feature

It’s shutting down on September 6.

What you need to know Google Pay in the UK is losing its P2P feature on September 6. P2P allows users to send and receive money from one another. The feature is only available in the UK and the U.S.

Last year, Google Pay received a major overhaul. Not only did it get a new name and UI upgrade, but the functions of Android Pay and Google Wallet were merged under  [Read More…]

Huawei is ‘confident’ it can resolve losing its relationship with ARM

ARM technology is at the foundation of Huawei’s Kirin chipsets.

Updated 10:44 AM ET: Following this news, Huawei reached out to AC with the following statement:

We value our close relationships with our partners, but recognize the pressure some of them are under, as a result of politically motivated decisions. We are confident this regrettable situation can be resolved and our priority remains to continue to deliver world-class technology and products to our customers around the world.

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Losing Google support would ruin Huawei’s global smartphone business

Even a company as big and influential as Huawei doesn’t stand a chance in the open market without Google services.

It took less than two days after the announcement of President Trump’s executive order to increase scrutiny of business dealings between foreign and U.S. technology companies for the first major shoe to drop: Huawei is expected to fully lose access to Google apps and services, as well as future Google-approved Android updates. And unlike previous government intervention  [Read More…]

Huawei losing access to Android updates, Google support, after Trump ban

It’s unclear whether devices already slated for Android Q will receive the update.

What you need to know Huawei won’t receive access to Android updates Future smartphones may not be certified for Google services like Gmail or Maps Move comes after Huawei was added to U.S. trade blacklist following Trump executive order

Reuters reports that Google has put gears in motion to stop working with Huawei on future Android updates and device certifications after an executive order  [Read More…]

In shuttering Spotlight Stories, Google is losing something truly special

The coolest thing I’ve ever done with my phone isn’t happening anymore.

For me, it started with a little red hat. Seven years ago, Motorola sent me a box with instructions to check out something new from its ATAP group. The box contained something that looked like an elaborate pop-up book, a Moto X 2013, and a little red hat with an NFC tag in it. The hat belonged to a mouse named Pepe, and as soon  [Read More…]

Samsung is losing ground in China and India, and it has itself to blame

Samsung’s budget strategy hasn’t worked for a long time, but the brand is unwilling to make changes.

With smartphone sales plateauing in Western countries, phone manufacturers shifted focus to Asian markets, where the addressable userbase is considerably larger. Samsung, in particular, has managed to carve out a healthy lead for itself in both China and India over the last five years thanks to aggressive marketing and an extensive offline distribution network.

However, it lost the top spot  [Read More…]

November Millennial data shows Android losing market share… to RIM?

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Millennial’s monthly MobileMix report has come out today, detailing the marketshare of smartphone operating systems, manufacturers and individual phones for the month of November, 2011, ranked by ad impressions served. There’s some very interesting numbers in all three categories, including a loss of the pie for Android and a gain for BlackBerry and Research In Motion.

According to  [Read More…]