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IBM inventors received a record 9,262 U.S. patents in 2019, a 2 per cent increase from 2018, making it the company to secure the most patents annually for the 27th consecutive year, according to the 2019 IFI Top 50. Australian IBM inventors received 167 patents and almost half of the

Samsung payment service, Samsung Pay has updated its platform allowing users to tap on to Opal terminals throughout NSW. It allows users to set a default payment card to tap on and off Opal terminals with their phone while still locked. The new feature will be available to Australian users

The four biggest smartwatch vendors, Apple, Fossil, Fitbit and Samsung, will have their market share for connected watch shipments fall to 47 per cent by 2023, down from an estimated 58 per cent in 2018, according to a new study from Juniper Research. The decline is linked to the growth

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The growth in smartphone prices is causing a drop in sales, according to research from Telsyte which showed sales decreased 3 per cent in 2018 compared to the year prior. The research, Telsyte Australian Smartphone & Wearable Devices Market Study 2019, said 4.6 million smartphones were sold in the second

BlackBerry has announced a multi-year strategic relationship with Samsung to collaboratively develop and bring to market integrated solutions to accelerate the digital transformation and Enterprise of Things initiatives of their shared business customers. The companies will focus on applying Samsung’s extensive device solutions and BlackBerry’s capabilities in endpoint security and

Apple appears to be bracing itself for a turf-war with the ad-tech community, stepping in to protect its users from Facebook’s increasingly nefarious privacy practices via an upgrade to its Safari browser across mobile and desktop. At this week’s annual WWDC conference, Apple’s SVP of software, Craig Federighi announced that

Global sales of smartphones to end users totaled nearly 408 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, that’s a 5.6 per cent decline over the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Gartner. This is the first year-on-year decline since Gartner started tracking the global smartphone market in 2004. Huawei

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Revenues from smart home hardware and services will reach $83 billion this year, rising to $195 billion by 2021. This will be generated through entertainment, automation, healthcare and connected devices. The figures are contained in new research from Juniper Research. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Called Smart Home

VR was officially born this week, but an older sibling quietly stole its milk and cookies. Virtual Reality has enjoyed a bunch of birthdays this year. Google and Samsung both announced cheap headsets. Sony released an expensive one for the Playstation 4. Even the venerable old kid’s toy ViewMaster released

Samsung buys a seat at the IOT table Obviously not content to put a smartphone into the pocket of everyone on Earth, Samsung is now casting its net wider and looking to extend into every device you might conceivably imagine. The company bought US Internet of Things startup SmartThings over