Nokia 9 FCC Listing Hints at HMD Global US Expansion Plans

  Nokia 9, which has previously been spotted with the codename ‘HMD Global TA-1004’ on benchmark websites as well as on a leaked official teaser video, has now made an appearance on the FCC website. The FCC listing is a significant development since this means HMD Global – the custodians of the Nokia mobile phoneRead More

Ransomware attack needs global solution

WannaCry is a computer worm, which locks up computers until a ransom is paid. OPINION: Last weekend’s global ransomware attack, “WannaCry”, has raised many questions – from quirky economics questions such as “Is $300 just the right amount for a ransom?” to “Should we pay the ransom?” What we do know is that the maliciousRead More

Lenovo’s Global PC Shipments Fall 1 Percent, Slower Than Market Decline

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue from PC and smart device business fell 2 percent to $30.1 billion Lenovo blamed a 4 percent drop in revenue on difficult macro environment Lenovo said its worldwide PC market share rose to 21.4 percent China’s Lenovo Group, the world’s largest personal computer maker, said its global PC unit shipments fell 1 percentRead More

More people are buying diamonds for themselves as global sales bounce back

Shoppers are increasingly treating themselves to diamond jewellery, rather than buying it for others – helping push the global market back into growth. Worldwide diamond sales hit $80bn (£62bn) in 2016, according to industry leader De Beers, reversing a dip the year before when demand from China and India slumped. Global sales were bolstered byRead More

Global platinum supply likely to fall 2% this year

Overall platinum supply is projected to fall by two per cent year-on-year to 7,330 kilo ounces (koz) in 2017, with both primary and secondary supply expected to decline. According to the World Platinum Investment Council’s (WPIC)’s publication Platinum Quarterly for the March quarter of 2017, the global demand for platinum is projected six per centRead More