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    1. March 2, 2015

      Privacy woes colour smartphone’s success

      For advertisers, the smartphone is a dream come true. No other medium offers the same targeting capabilities — including the...

    2. March 2, 2015

      SMEs risk falling behind digital curve

      A pop-up shop at the Boxpark mall in London’s Shoreditch is a fashionable starting point for a small business hoping to...

    3. March 2, 2015

      Fears of a spectrum shortage spark networks’ bidding frenzy

      When US telecoms groups spent $44.9bn snapping up airwaves in a record-breaking auction of government-owned spectrum last...

    4. March 2, 2015

      Progress in store for mobile payment systems

      For years, the story has been that mobile is finally about to take flight and fulfil all its potential — in the process...

    5. March 2, 2015

      Developers see the future of games on smaller mobile screens

      When King Digital Entertainment launched its eagerly awaited follow-up to the popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga, it...

    6. March 2, 2015

      Low cost of emerging market apps offers benefits to developed world

      Emerging markets are fuelling growth in the mobile phone market, but for app developers this presents big challenges. Almost...

    7. March 2, 2015

      Will streaming save the music industry?

      Digital downloads — once seen as the salvation of a music industry ravaged by online piracy and falling CD sales — are in...

    8. March 2, 2015

      Venture capitalists bet on mobile start-ups

      An all-pervasive mobile computing platform has been the great hope of tech investors for the better part of the decade: a...

    9. March 2, 2015

      Telcos seek to redefine role as digital competition intensifies

      Telecoms is fast becoming a dirty word for companies that want to become much more than providers of basic connections in a...

    10. March 1, 2015

      Samsung launches latest Galaxy smartphone to reverse sales slide

      Samsung has pressed the reset button on its flagship range of Galaxy smartphones in an attempt to revive its faltering...

    11. February 27, 2015

      Smartphones search to inspire after devices hit upgrade impasse

      Smartphones in Barcelona The world’s biggest smartphone makers are preparing for the most important week of their year as...

    12. February 26, 2015

      Xiaomi Mi Note: Apple lookalike with inspired innovations

      Xiaomi is often dubbed the “Apple of China”. Some take this to mean it is merely a very effective iPhone copycat. Another...

    13. February 23, 2015

      Google in deal to boost mobile payments

      Google on Monday struck a deal with struggling start-up Softcard and several US telecoms companies to beef up its Google...

    14. February 22, 2015

      US telecoms executives turn on Dish’s Charlie Ergen

      The US telecoms industry has rounded on Charlie Ergen after he emerged as one of the biggest bidders in a record-breaking...

    15. February 19, 2015

      Handset makers test Android’s reign

      In the TV series Game of Thrones, seven kingdoms are held together under the Iron Throne. A single king rules them all: but...

    16. February 18, 2015

      Alibaba and Tencent battle over Chinese new year ‘red envelopes’

      The cash-stuffed “red envelopes” that Chinese traditionally exchange during lunar new year have emerged as the latest...

    17. February 17, 2015

      Rise in UK app downloads boosts revenues by a third

      Revenues generated by UK app downloads have jumped almost a third in the past year as the boom in smartphones has led to...

    18. February 16, 2015

      Vodafone aims to power up UK business

      Vodafone will demand tough remedies from the UK’s competition watchdog overseeing BT's £12.bn acquisition of EE as part of a...

    19. February 12, 2015

      Qualcomm faces South Korea antitrust probe

      South Korean competition authorities are investigating Qualcomm in the wake of the US chip designer’s record Rmb6.1bn...

    20. February 9, 2015

      Alibaba invests $590m in Chinese smartphone maker Meizu

      Alibaba has invested $590m in a little-known domestic smartphone maker, the ecommerce group’s latest salvo to extend its...

    21. February 5, 2015

      BT-EE deal sets stage for Europe telecoms reshuffle

      BT’s £12.5bn acquisition of EE, Britain’s largest mobile network, was a deal forged in Bonn, agreed in Paris and delivered...

    22. February 4, 2015

      BT seals £12.5bn deal to buy EE

      BT has finalised the £12.5bn deal to buy EE, Britain’s largest mobile network, from Deutsche Telekom and France’s Orange...

    23. February 4, 2015

      News apps bring readers the next generation paywall

      The music industry has Spotify. The television industry has Netflix. Now the news industry is spawning start-ups that are...

    24. January 29, 2015

      Apple Pay revives mobile wallet drive and triggers deals

      Bankers and technology executives are preparing for deals in the payments industry as Apple, Google, Amazon and traditional...

    25. January 29, 2015

      Samsung’s smartphone unit loses ascendancy

      In conference calls with analysts over recent years, executives of Samsung Electronics have come to expect a barrage of...

    26. January 28, 2015

      Apple demand buoys SK Hynix and LG Display

      Apple’s record results have had a positive knock-on effect on its suppliers, with South Korea’s SK Hynix and LG Display both...

    27. January 28, 2015

      Sony to axe another 1,000 jobs from mobile phone division

      Sony is to lay off another 1,000 staff from its mobile phone unit as part of a wider overhaul of its smartphone strategy,...

    28. January 27, 2015

      Preserve competition in the UK mobile market

      Britain’s mobile business is going through a frenzy of speed dating. In the past month, the UK’s traditional fixed-line...

    29. January 25, 2015

      China predicted to buy more iPhones than US

      Apple is expected to say this week that it has sold more iPhones in China than on its home turf in the US for the first time...

    30. January 23, 2015

      EE to dispose of Orange brand ahead of BT’s £12.5bn takeover

      The future may be bright, but it will not be orange. The Orange and T-Mobile brands in the UK will be phased out ahead of...

    31. January 23, 2015

      China intensifies VPN services crackdown

      Internet users in mainland China are increasingly finding that the technology they use to circumvent the country’s “Great...

    32. January 22, 2015

      Verizon warns on Google mobile plans

      Google’s plan to sell mobile phone packages directly to consumers runs the risk of leaving millions with a substandard...

    33. January 20, 2015

      Sky in tie-up talks with Telefónica over O2

      Sky has approached Telefónica about a possible alliance with the Spanish telecoms group’s British mobile phone business, a...

    34. January 20, 2015

      WorldRemit builds bridges to Africa with MTN partnership

      WorldRemit, a London-based tech start-up, has signed a deal with MTN, a move that will enable its customers to transfer...

    35. January 19, 2015

      O2 and 3: new maths

      In the calculus of European telecoms, less is more. The European Commission’s Digital Agenda depends on investment to...

    36. January 16, 2015

      Smartphones in pipeline that offer more for less

      The smartphone market is set for lots of changes this year, but big, category-changing innovations are unlikely, according...

    37. January 14, 2015

      Digital lender Atom hails ‘seismic shift’ to mobile banking

      The chairman of one of the first digital-only lenders in the UK believes branches are now a “remote” way to bank, despite...

    38. January 14, 2015

      Labour attacks mobile telecoms ‘sweetheart deal’

      A December agreement between government and mobile operators to extend coverage into so-called telecoms “not spots” has been...

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