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    1. December 23, 2014

      Amazon missteps fail to dent optimism

      Amazon marked the start of the holiday shopping season with its busiest Black Friday yet, and its own Kindle Fire HDX tablet...

    2. December 18, 2014

      Mobile phone deal will give UK 90% geographical coverage

      Mobile phone operators have struck a deal with the government to fill in partial gaps in mobile coverage in a move intended...

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    1. December 11, 2014

      Emergency call transfer to 4G raises concern in UK

      The UK is pushing ahead with an experiment to move emergency service communications on to mobile phone networks in 2016 even...

    2. December 11, 2014

      Best podcast apps for listening to Serial and other hot downloads

      The Serial phenomenon has thrown podcasting back into the headlines in the past couple of months, spearheading a revival in...

    3. December 11, 2014

      India ban threatens Xiaomi’s overseas expansion

      A patent dispute has dealt a blow to Xiaomi’s international expansion, leaving the fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker...

    4. December 3, 2014

      YotaPhone seeks $100m smartphone boost

      YotaPhone, the Russian device maker, is in talks to raise $100m to accelerate the global rollout of a smartphone that...

    5. November 30, 2014

      Ministers seek deal on UK mobile coverage

      Cabinet ministers will meet telecommunications industry bosses to thrash out a deal to fill in partial gaps in mobile...

    6. November 30, 2014

      Coutts and Barclays launch video banking services

      British banks are entering the age of mobile video. Barclays and Coutts have both announced plans for video banking services...

    7. November 28, 2014

      Vodafone looks at options as market shifts to ‘quadplay’

      Vodafone is looking at options for the future of its British mobile business including combining with a rival group, as it...

    8. November 26, 2014

      How the smart went out of the Samsung phone

      It was in 2010 that Lee Kun-hee, chairman of the Samsung group, warned that South Korea’s most famous company risked...

    9. November 25, 2014

      Apple’s market value hits $700bn on iPhone 6 sales

      Apple’s market capitalisation touched a record-breaking $700bn on Tuesday, as strong iPhone sales and anticipation of new...

    10. November 24, 2014

      BT in £10bn move to reclaim dominant position

      BT eyes mobile purchase BT is in talks to acquire either the EE or O2 wireless operators in a £10bn bet to become a fixed...

    11. November 20, 2014

      Samsung Gear S: a smartwatch that is really a smartphone

      When Samsung launched its first smartwatch just over a year ago, its main objective seemed to be bragging rights that it...

    12. November 19, 2014

      Vodafone chief admits to feeling forced to bid for TV rights

      The chief executive of Vodafone warned of a “prisoner’s dilemma” as rivals’ moves to offer bundled television and broadband...

    13. November 18, 2014

      Samsung to reduce smartphone range

      Samsung Electronics will cut the number of its smartphone models next year in an effort to pare back costs, amid increasing...

    14. November 17, 2014

      UK military switch to smartphones and iPads

      British troops are to be permitted to use their own smartphones in the line of duty for the first time, while pilots will...

    15. November 7, 2014

      Xiaomi to be valued above $40bn in fund raising

      Xiaomi, the fast-rising Chinese smartphone maker, is in talks to raise close to $1.5bn in new capital at a valuation set to...

    16. November 6, 2014

      King: candy, not crushed

      Candy Crush can only be played for so long before inducing boredom. It’s encouraging for King Digital, then, that players...

    17. November 6, 2014

      ‘WireLurker’ virus hits iPhones and iPads

      An internet security researcher has warned of a new computer virus targeting Apple’s iPhones, iPads and Macintosh computers,...

    18. November 5, 2014

      Mobile phone groups oppose ‘national roaming’ proposals

      Plans to improve patchy mobile coverage across Britain through “national roaming” have been criticised by industry and...

    19. November 5, 2014

      Sajid Javid outlines plans to boost rural mobile phone coverage

      Poor mobile phone reception in the British countryside is to be tackled under government plans that could force telecoms...

    20. November 4, 2014

      Mobile security breaches hit more than 40% of UK businesses

      More than 40 per cent of UK businesses have suffered a security breach from work mobile phones in the past 12 months,...

    21. November 4, 2014

      Vodafone to offer Sky channels to mobile customers

      Vodafone has struck a deal to offer BSkyB’s NowTV services to its mobile customers, in the latest sign of a strengthening...

    22. October 31, 2014

      Donald Pels, telecoms entrepreneur and benefactor, 1928-2014

      On spotting John McCaw in the lobby of the George V hotel in Paris, Donald Pels cracked a smile. The pair had lately grown...

    23. October 31, 2014

      Sony to pull back from Chinese mobile market

      Sony is to pull back significantly from the Chinese mobile market and appoint a new executive to head its mobile division as...

    24. October 30, 2014

      Samsung to shift focus as handset profit collapses

      Samsung Electronics has pledged to pursue a new strategy to regain share at the lower end of the smartphone market, after a...

    25. October 30, 2014

      Mobile sector faces spectrum shortfall

      Governments have 12 months to secure the future of the mobile internet. In November 2015, a global UN treaty conference –...

    26. October 29, 2014

      Record smartphone sales fuel LG Electronics

      LG Electronics, the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, has reported a solid rise in operating profit for the third...

    27. October 28, 2014

      Apple boosts R&D spending in new product hunt

      Apple’s spending on research and development leapt by a third in the past year, reaching its highest level relative to...

    28. October 23, 2014

      China’s Xiaomi moves some customer data overseas

      Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has begun to move some of its services and customer data to overseas servers, citing...

    29. October 22, 2014

      EE gets set for new competition by going beyond mobile

      EE has become the largest 4G mobile operator in Europe after adding a further 1.4m customers to its high speed network in...

    30. October 21, 2014

      Yahoo trounces forecasts on mobile growth

      Yahoo beat expectations with its third-quarter earnings on Tuesday on the back of the sale of part of its stake in Alibaba...

    31. October 20, 2014

      The Silver Economy: Start-ups reinvent smartphone for the elderly

      A British start-up backed by some of the world’s largest technology groups is aiming to reinvent the smartphone for elderly...

    32. October 17, 2014

      Apple: into thin air

      Few things get thinner as they hit middle age. Apple’s iPad does. The latest Air version, announced on Thursday, is a svelte...

    33. October 17, 2014

      Apple plan to embed iPad Sim cards challenges mobile networks

      Apple’s plans to embed its own Sim cards in the latest line of iPads will move the company nearer to a long-held ambition to...

    34. October 16, 2014

      Apple’s iPad woes will be a bitter tablet to swallow

      For the first three years of its life, the iPad mirrored the runaway success of the iPhone. Yet as Apple unveils...

    35. October 14, 2014

      EE agrees to acquire final part of Phones 4U

      EE has agreed a deal to acquire the Phones 4U mobile business, which has continued to operate across the UK after the demise...

    36. October 13, 2014

      Xiaomi hires ex-Google executive to lead push into India

      Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has hired a former Google executive to help drive its push into India, as the company ramps...

    37. October 9, 2014

      British youngsters switching from TVs to tablets

      British children are turning away from bedroom television sets and switching to watching their favourite shows on tablet...

    38. October 7, 2014

      Nokia to mothball India plant in tax row

      Nokia plans to shut down production at its Indian factory following a long-running battle with the country’s government over...

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