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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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,...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. January 14, 2015

      Samsung targets India with smartphone in bid to cut Android ties

      Samsung Electronics has launched its first smartphone powered by its Tizen operating system, in a major move to break away...

    15. January 7, 2015

      Acer chief wants to make his company ‘respected’

      Jason Chen, chief executive of Acer, the Taiwanese device maker, says a technology company’s brand needs to scale three...

    16. January 6, 2015

      Samsung focuses on future after tough year

      Samsung Electronics attempted to put a difficult year behind it and bring forward a futuristic vision of the “internet of...

    17. January 2, 2015

      Lei Jun, China’s smartphone billionaire

      They call him the Steve Jobs of China, and at first glance it seems a fitting tribute for the man behind the smartphone...

    18. January 2, 2015

      My mobile, the parasite

      While western governments worry over the threat of Ebola, a more pervasive but far less malign epidemic is spreading through...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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,...

    38. 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...

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