Tag Archive: Sell

Facebook is reportedly planning to sell personalized ads in WhatsApp

However, it could take a while before ads start appearing in WhatsApp.

What you need to know A new report claims Facebook plans to start selling ads in WhatsApp eventually. Facebook could implement targeted ads on the encrypted messaging app by matching users’ WhatsApp phone numbers with their Facebook account. The social networking giant will be able to begin showing ads in WhatsApp only after it finishes linking all its social platforms.

In late 2018, Facebook had  [Read More…]

Verizon reportedly has no plans to sell the Google Pixel 4a or Pixel 5

It could be a massive setback for Google’s hardware division.

What you need to know A new report claims Verizon will not be selling any Pixel smartphone this year. Verizon has so far been Google’s closest carrier partner in the United States. The limited commercial success of Pixel phones is said to be the main reason behind the Big Red’s decision.

When Google introduced its Pixel line of smartphones in 2016, it partnered with Verizon Wireless to  [Read More…]

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order now aiming to sell 10 million copies by March

Respawn Entertainment’s new Star Wars adventure is busting predictions.

What you need to know Electronic Arts held its Q3 earnings call with investors. During the call, Electronic Arts confirmed that Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order has sold around 8 million units. The company’s predictions have been beaten and revised, now expecting to see the game to sell 10 million copies by March. You can grab Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on PlayStation 4 for $ 45 at  [Read More…]

Facebook abandons plan to sell ads in WhatsApp

But it is still hoping to monetize the app through the Status feature…

What you need to know Facebook is “backing away” from plans to sell ads inside of WhatsApp. The Wall Street Journal reports that the team working on the feature has been disbanded in recent months. The code they’d written into to WhatsApp has also been deleted.

Facebook has reportedly abandoned efforts to sell ads inside WhatsApp, plans that resulted in co-founder Jan Koum leaving  [Read More…]

Huawei trduges along despite U.S. pressure, will sell 230M phones this year

That’s 30 million more units than last year.

What you need to know Huawei’s consumer group CEO estimates his company will have sold a total of 230 million mobile devices this year. That’s 30 million more than last year, despite the onset of U.S. sanctions and restrictions on the company earlier this year. Slowly but surely, the company is gaining on Samsung to become the largest smartphone company by market share.

2019 has been a tough year  [Read More…]

Samsung probably didn’t sell a million Galaxy Folds after all

Reports of its sales have been greatly exaggerated

What you need to know Samsung’s Galaxy Fold probably didn’t sell a million units as earlier stated. The erroneous statement was made by a Samsung exec at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier this week. A Samsung spokesperson said the exec had confused sales targets with actual units sold.

Samsung probably didn’t sell a million Galaxy Fold smartphones, contradicting an earlier statement that it did. The statement was made earlier this week  [Read More…]

Huawei can sell its 5G wares in the country, rules German goverment

The country will not be banning any 5G equipment vendors.

What you need to know Germany’s Interior Ministry has ruled that it will not ban Huawei from providing 5G equipment to telecom operators in the country. The U.S. government has previously stated that the company’s Chinese origins could represent a national security risk to countries that employ its equipment in their networking infrastructure. Huawei already has 60 contracts with global carriers for its 5G equipment and has  [Read More…]

Verizon expected to sell OnePlus phones starting next year

What you need to know Verizon reported to begin selling OnePlus phones as early as next year. At this point it’s unclear if the carrier will have an exclusive OnePlus model. Also unknown whether the phone will support Verizon’s 5G network.

Verizon has worked out a deal to begin selling OnePlus phones, possibly as early as next year, according to reporting from Android Police. Indications are that the partnership is locked in, though specifics such as whether Verizon  [Read More…]

T-Mobile confirms that it isn’t going to sell the Galaxy Fold

AT&T hasn’t said what its plans for the Fold are.

What you need to know The new and improved Galaxy Fold will relaunch in September. T-Mobile recently confirmed that it will no longer sell the device when it relaunches. AT&T has yet to say one way or the other if it’ll carry the Fold.

We have some good news and bad news for all the Samsung Galaxy Fold fans. The good news is that Samsung has finally  [Read More…]

T-Mobile and Sprint to sell Boost Mobile, spectrum holdings for merger

Dish Network, Charter and Altice rumored to buy the assets.

What you need to know T-Mobile and Sprint close to agreeing to divest Boost Mobile and some spectrum. Dish Network, Charter and Altice rumored to buy the assets to create new fourth carrier. Deal between DOJ, carriers and asset buyer could be made as early as next week.

T-Mobile and Sprint are edging ever-closer to merger approval by working with the Department of Justice to divest assets  [Read More…]