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    1. August 27, 2015

      Apple schedules annual iPhone debut for September 9

      Apple has scheduled its annual iPhone debut for Wednesday September 9, a year to the day after 2014’s launch of its...

    2. August 24, 2015

      Start-up trumps Facebook in connecting EM customers to internet

      A start-up is quietly challenging Facebook’s efforts to connect emerging market consumers to the internet, signing up...

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    1. August 20, 2015

      Lacklustre Xiaomi launch reflects unease atop smartphone market

      Fans of upstart Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi have come to expect bold vision and swashbuckling steps from founder...

    2. August 18, 2015

      Social alienation: there’s an app for that

      It’s hard for me to imagine going for a jog without being chased by zombies. For more than a year, I’ve been obsessed...

    3. August 14, 2015

      HTC’s star falls in Android universe

      For almost a year, as Google prepared the Android smartphone operating system for launch, it relied on the help of...

    4. August 13, 2015

      Smartphone maker HTC to cut 15% of staff

      The ailing Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has revealed plans to cut 15 per cent of its workforce soon after warning of...

    5. August 13, 2015

      Lenovo to axe 5% of workforce to cut costs

      China’s Lenovo, the world’s largest PC maker, is to axe 5 per cent of its workforce as it seeks to reduce costs...

    6. August 12, 2015

      Cumberbatch on the digerati’s existential dilemma

      In fairness, the soliloquy was impromptu. After a tough night playing Hamlet at London’s Barbican theatre, Benedict...

    7. August 7, 2015

      HTC sinks 10% as loss projections balloon

      Shares in HTC fell by a tenth to their lowest level in a decade on Friday after the Taiwanese smartphone maker forecast...

    8. August 6, 2015

      Vacation gadgets: the pick of what to pack for a fortnight away

      As I prepare for a couple of weeks of summer travels, I am considering which gadgets to take with me, and which to...

    9. August 6, 2015

      Telecom watchdog says smartphones are now UK’s preferred device

      Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the UK’s preferred device for accessing the internet, according to an Ofcom...

    10. August 4, 2015

      Marshall’s leap from amps to phones is not as odd as it seems

      Iconic is an overused word, but it is perhaps excusable in the case of Marshall guitar amplifiers, with their...

    11. August 2, 2015

      Banks must ‘adapt or die’ in the digital world, study warns

      Banks must “adapt or die” in the digital world to meet the surging demand for mobile banking with the number of mobile...

    12. July 30, 2015

      Samsung’s results show stark divergence of fortunes for units

      Even as the mobile business of Samsung Electronics has battled to reverse falling sales in a fiercely competitive...

    13. July 30, 2015

      Samsung confirms smartphone drag on profits

      A painful reversal in fortunes for Samsung Electronics’ smartphone business continued in the second quarter, the...

    14. July 29, 2015

      Nintendo swings to first-quarter profit

      Nintendo unexpectedly returned to profit for the first quarter, boosted by cost controls and the strong performance of...

    15. July 28, 2015

      Orange revenue revival signals hope for end of French price war

      Orange signalled that the worst of a three-year price war might be over as revenues for France’s biggest mobile...

    16. July 27, 2015

      EE returns to sales growth for first time in more than 4 years

      EE has returned to growth in sales for the first time in more than four years in its last set of half-year results...

    17. July 23, 2015

      Marketers tricked into wasting $1bn on invisible app ads

      Thousands of mobile applications in Google and Apple’s app stores mislead marketers by loading “invisible” adverts that...

    18. July 22, 2015

      Smartphones: hold the line

      Chinese telecoms group Huawei likes to build up the tension slowly. Earlier this week, it revealed strong numbers. And...

    19. July 22, 2015

      Huawei smartphone revenues leap 87% as it ships 48.2m devices

      Huawei, the Chinese telecoms hardware maker, has unveiled an 87 per cent surge in handset sales revenues in the first...

    20. July 21, 2015

      Sky warns £12.5bn takeover of EE is ‘highly damaging’

      Sky has warned that the £12.5bn takeover of mobile group EE by BT would be “highly damaging” to the telecoms market by...

    21. July 17, 2015

      Apple seen as leading the field in phone payments race

      The barista at the well-known coffee shop chain looked blankly at the phone being brandished in front of the till to...

    22. July 16, 2015

      Apple, Samsung in talks with telecom groups to launch e-Sim card

      Apple and Samsung are in advanced talks to join the rest of the telecoms industry to launch electronic Sim cards, in a...

    23. July 14, 2015

      Verizon signs on Vice for mobile video

      Verizon has struck a deal with Vice Media, the youth-focused media brand, as the telecoms group readies a mobile video...

    24. July 9, 2015

      T-Mobile US gives customers free calls in Mexico and Canada

      T-Mobile US is to let its customers make calls and use mobile data when travelling in Mexico and Canada without...

    25. July 8, 2015

      Microsoft takes $7.6bn Nokia writedown and cuts 7,800 jobs

      Microsoft on Wednesday threw in the towel in its attempt to become a leading player in the smartphone world, writing...

    26. July 8, 2015

      India’s Flipkart to go app-only

      Flipkart, India’s largest ecommerce group by sales, will close its website later this year, becoming the most prominent...

    27. July 7, 2015

      Samsung profit falls for seventh consecutive quarter

      Samsung Electronics reported a seventh straight year-on-year fall in quarterly operating profit, reinforcing worries...

    28. July 7, 2015

      UK banks seek to Zapp Apple with digital payment services

      Britain’s largest high street banks are launching digital payment services in an attempt to retain customers and fend...

    29. July 6, 2015

      Monitise issues fresh revenue warning as model evolves

      Monitise has issued a fresh revenue warning, its fourth since last year, as the company once considered a high flyer of...

    30. July 2, 2015

      Dixons Carphone to open US stores in deal with Sprint

      Dixons Carphone is setting its sights across the Atlantic, with plans for a chain of up to 500 stores after signing a...

    31. July 2, 2015

      Xiaomi sales put full-year goal in doubt

      Slowing mobile phone sales in China look to be complicating plans by Xiaomi to nearly double sales this year, as the...

    32. July 1, 2015

      South Africa sells Vodacom stake to bail out Eskom

      South Africa has sold its $2.3bn stake in Vodacom, the mobile phone operator, to its state-owned pension fund manager...

    33. June 30, 2015

      Xiaomi targets Brazil for first smartphone launch outside of Asia

      Xiaomi is targeting Brazil for its first smartphone launch outside Asia, amid signs of a slowdown in its home market of...

    34. June 30, 2015

      EU net neutrality to allow fast streaming

      European lawmakers have agreed a final proposal to scrap mobile phone roaming charges and adopt new rules on “net...

    35. June 25, 2015

      South Korean game makers go mobile

      The daily commute can be an epic battle for many South Koreans. In the most wired country in the world, it is not...

    36. June 24, 2015

      Atom Bank approved as UK’s first digital-only lender

      Atom Bank has been given the green light by the Bank of England to launch as a digital-only lender and is considering a...

    37. June 24, 2015

      Sage shakes off conservative image with digital push

      Sage, the British accountancy software company, is promising to “shed the shackles of conservatism” through a...

    38. June 23, 2015

      BlackBerry improves software growth as earnings fall short

      BlackBerry’s attempts to move away from sales of its unpopular handsets to become a software company appeared to gain...

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