Apple expects lower shipments of the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, following a significant production cut at a covid virus-blighted plant in China, dampening its sales outlook for the year-end holiday season.
The Covid-19 pandemic created a potential crisis for the NHS during the winter of 2020-21, as infections began to peak, hospitals were inundated with Covid-19 patients and vaccinations had just been approved for use.
Foxconn has been forced to halt operations in China, including iPhone production, due to the ongoing lockdown caused by a new outbreak of Coronavirus.
As part of its ongoing efforts to support the NHS during the COVID-19 pandemic, nursing apprentices in Kent and Oxfordshire have been supported with £144,000 in training funds from O2 .
Following a request from ministers to UK mobile networks, every mobile phone owner in the UK will be sent a text message on Boxing Day urging them to get a booster jab if they have not already done so,
In an effort to improve COVID-19 pandemic response, Ericsson, Telia, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Sweden are testing the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to create insight models for planning and prediction of healthcare demands and resources.
Cellhire is supporting UK mobile network operator O2 to connect more than 1,500 NHS vaccination sites in England with a range of connectivity solutions across multiple networks.
Cellhire is continuing to work around-the-clock to provide secure, high speed data connections for thousands of vaccination sites in the US, UK and Europe.
Engineers and IT experts from BT have played a vital role in helping the NHS deliver the biggest vaccination programme in its history, by bringing high-speed fibre and Wi-Fi connectivity to more than 110 vaccination centres across England and Wales.
John Bell & Croyden pharmacy – which has remained open through two world wars and the Spanish Flu – has today opened its doors to its first patients as part of the NHS’ vaccination programme rollout.
EE is continuing to offer unlimited data to NHS workers until June 2021, as local lockdowns increase and Covid-19 pressures remain. The offer, originally due to end on 31st January 2021, has now been extended for EE customers into the middle of the Year.
The Android CommonHealth app, which enables users to access and share their health records, such as COVID-19 and lab tests, is now connected to 230 US health systems, with more than 340 health systems due to to be connected by the end of the month.
Apple is extending its partnership with (RED) to not only fight HIV/AIDS but also to fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The NHS has released an update to its official contact tracing app in England and Wales bringing a fix to the issue where a problem with unsupported languages caused some users to be unable to access it.
Three UK will be extending the opening hours of 109 of its retail stores in England today (Wednesday 4 November) to help meet a surge in demand and support
All of Vodafone's 344 retail stores in England are temporarily closing their doors, but three quarters will be operating as Click and Collect points.
EE is continuing to offer unlimited data to NHS workers until 31st January 2021, as local lockdowns increase and Covid-19 pressures remain. The offer, originally due to end on 9th October 2020, has now been extended for EE customers into the New Year.
After months of delays, the NHS has finally launched its official contact tracing app in England and Wales. The NHS Covid-19 app will ask users who have been near someone with a positive coronavirus test result to self-isolate for fourteen days.
Smartphone users across Scotland are being urged to download NHS Scotland’s new contact tracing app - Protect Scotland - to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. Supported by a dedicated Protect Scotland website, the app is an extra tool complementing existing person-to-person contact tracing.
Google and Apple have updated their COVID-19 contact-tracing tool to make it possible to notify users of potential exposures to the novel coronavirus without a dedicated exposure app. Previously, users had to download a dedicated app from their local public health organisation in order for it to work, but now, both companies are integrating the technology more directly into their operating systems.
Research from O2 Business, in partnership with Retail Economics, reveals how the dramatic increase in online shopping has fast-forwarded the way that customers want to shop – signalling an imminent change in the retail sector.
Canada has launched a nation-wide exposure notification app to help inform Canadians when they may have been exposed to COVID-19, part of a broader effort to contain the virus as businesses and public spaces reopen across the country.
Due to internet connection problems, 8.5 million UK households suffered work, schooling or entertainment disruption, or were cut off from their families, during the Covid-19 lockdown.
The Linux Foundation has launched a new initiative to use open source technologies to help public health authorities (PHAs) around the world combat COVID-19 and future epidemics.
O2 is launching a pilot trial of a fully connected COVID-19 testing clinic-on-wheels, supported by O2’s 5G mobile network, which is designed to provide remote testing and tracking of care home residents and workers in Glasgow
Vodafone has teamed up with Skyports and Deloitte to transport medical supplies for NHS Scotland using drones.
While several countries in Europe have already released contact tracing apps using Apple-Google technology, Canada has announced that it has developed a new national contract tracing app that will also use the Apple-Google Exposure Notification API.
Premiership rugby club Wasps has installed the Vodafone Heat Detection Camera at its Broadstreet training facility as part of the club’s efforts to help safeguard players, staff and visitors, and to provide reassurance as they return to training during the coronavirus pandemic.
Huawei has launched its own API to track the COVID-19 virus. While Apple and Google cover the majority of phones in the world, there are still users whose mobiles do not have access to the services of Google or Apple. This is why Huawei has been working on its own API, HMS Core Contact Shield.
Samsung has launched a dedicated hand washing app for the Galaxy Watch, designed to remind people to wash their hands regularly and also to remind you to wash them for 20 seconds.
The UK government has joined the US Covid-19 high performance computing HPC consortium, a consortium of 40 companies and research institutes sharing supercomputing resources to tackle the Covid-19 outbre
Vodafone has extended its free unlimited mobile data offer to NHS staff and care workers that are using its flexible Pay As You Go services.
Apple has released iOS 13.5, which includes improved Face ID recognition of protective masks and support for the Exposure Notification API that it co-created with Google to support public health authorities in their contact-tracing efforts to combat COVID-19.
Apple and Google have started the release of their COVID-19 Exposure Notifications system that could allow governments across the globe to help track the spread of COVID-19 with smartphone apps
Italian companies Partitalia and SensorID have launched "Close-to-me" and "Vita", two wearable personal safety devices in the time of Covid-19.
Vodafone UK has boosted the capacity of its internal network at the temporary NHSScotland Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow’s Scottish Events Campus (SEC), which opened in April to treat coronavirus (COVID-19) patients.
Ofcom’s Home Broadband Performance Report has revealed how broadband speeds changed before and after the COVID-19 lockdown measures came in – when there was a surge in broadband use.
A recent study reveals how the spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent surge in remote work has affected businesses of all sizes. The current lockdown has led to an influx of employees working from home.
IMImobile’s cloud contact centre software is enabling public sector and healthcare organisations shift online in reaction to COVID-19.
Schools struggling with staff working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic, while their IT systems remain on site, are being offered a free lifeline from a UK IT company.
The UK Government has announced the infrastructure for a contract tracing app has been put in place, and has been undergoing testing with a view to rolling it out on a large scale "within weeks".
Healthcare Communications, the healthcare division of IMImobile, has launched its eClinic software to NHS trusts for free for a year.
Zencargo and DHL have announced a collaboration with doctor-founded crowdfunding campaign Masks For NHS Heroes, creating a brand new supply chain for procuring life-saving Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for frontline NHS staff.
Apple and Google are teaming up to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of the virus, with user privacy and security central to the design.
Mobile networks continue to provide important connectivity in uncertain times, and a quick call to check in can make all the difference.
All major network providers in the UK have agreed to implement a set of common measures designed to support and protect customers' access to the internet for the duration of the COViD-19 pandemic.
The UK Government has teamed up with WhatsApp to provide a 'coronavirus chatbot' to offer official guidance to the British public for free.
As the global impact of the Covid-19 outbreak becomes more widespread, the vast majority of companies are providing updates on what steps they are taking to support staff, partners and customers through this unprecedented period and beyond.
O2 is giving its Pay monthly and Pay as you go mobile customers free access to NHS UK online, including the web sites of NHS England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, so that they can get the latest health information at no additional cost.
Recently, HUAWEI CLOUD worked with Huazhong University of Science & Technology and Lanwon Technology to develop and launch an AI-assisted quantitative medical image analysis service for COVID-19.
Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Reddit, Twitter and YouTube have taken the unusual step of issuing a joint statement promising to disinfect their platforms of contagiously incorrect COVID-19 content.
AirConsole has announced that they will provide everyone with free access to all of their video games during the Covid-19 lockdowns.
Apple is closing all stores outside Greater China until March 27 to reduce the risk of coronavirus. Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company had learnt lessons from the outbreak in China and that is why it is taking these steps.
Vodafone is giving its mobile customers, including VOXI and TalkMobile customers, free access to NHS UK online, including the web sites of NHS England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Apple will host its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June and due to the recent coronavirus outbreak, it will be an online event.
Huawei has donated its Telemedicine Video Conference Solution to Thailand hospitals and Disease Control Department, to support Thailand people's fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Huawei were due to unveil the P40 series of phones at an event in Paris on March 26. However, the company has now confirmed that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the P40 series of phones will now be unveiled at an online-only event on March 26.
Microsoft is making its collaboration platform Teams available to all for free for six months to help people connect with their companies, schools, and colleges using the Internet.
AT&T, Cisco, Facebook and Sprint have become the latest companies to withdraw from the MWC 2020 trade show due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
Intel, Vivo, and NTT Docomo have become the latest companies to withdraw from the MWC 2020 trade show due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
TCL has become the latest company to reduce its presence for the MWC 2020 trade show due to concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.
Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus Ericsson has taken the decision to withdraw from Mobile World Congress 2020 (MWC2020) as the company says that the health and safety of employees and customers cannot be ensured.
Huawei has postponed the annual Huawei Developer Conference (Cloud) (HDC.Cloud) due to safety measures for guests’ due to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China.