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    1. 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 joint...

    2. 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 upstart...

    3. 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 to...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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 uncommon...

    7. 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...

    8. 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 long-awaited...

    9. 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 some...

    10. June 17, 2015

      BT says EE £12.5bn deal will create ‘digital champion’ for UK

      BT has warned that the UK risks falling behind rival countries if its proposed acquisition of mobile group EE is delayed or...

    11. June 17, 2015

      SoftBank: Placed on hold

      When Masayoshi Son, the Japanese telecoms billionaire, stormed into the US in 2013 by snapping up a controlling stake in...

    12. June 17, 2015

      Deutsche Telekom scouts for alternative T-Mobile US bidder

      Deutsche Telekom has approached Comcast to gauge the US cable group’s interest in T-Mobile US, people familiar with the...

    13. June 17, 2015

      Society stands to be winner in the race for digital health

      Digital health looks like an idea whose time has come. The rise of digital technology has coincided with growing cost...

    14. June 17, 2015

      Apps boom but health tech is no cure all

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    15. June 14, 2015

      Founders of ad tech company surf mobile advertising wave

      To fully grasp the prescience of Mihael Mikek, a co-founder of Celtra, the advertising technology company, requires an...

    16. June 14, 2015

      Thousands in UK could miss out of digital banking revolution

      Mobile has overtaken branches and the internet as the most popular way to bank, but thousands of people across the UK are at...

    17. June 11, 2015

      Apple and Google brew up battle over future of mobile devices

      First there was the hyperlink, then the App Store, and then . . .? Finding the right piece of information — or the best way...

    18. June 11, 2015

      Samsung feels the squeeze in China’s smartphone market

      What a difference two years makes. Back in 2013, Samsung was riding high in China’s smartphone market. According to data...

    19. June 11, 2015

      Dunstone says merger wave puts UK mobile and broadband at risk

      Sir Charles Dunstone, one of Britain’s best-known telecoms entrepreneurs, has warned that the wave of mergers in the sector...

    20. June 11, 2015

      Apple to enable iPhone users to block ads

      Apple has paved the way for iPhone users to block online advertising on its Safari web browser, in a move that threatens to...

    21. June 11, 2015

      Ofcom aims to help broadband and mobile users change providers

      Broadband and mobile telecoms providers will be forced to improve customer services, including allowing people to switch...

    22. June 10, 2015

      Qualcomm brings back veteran to head China operations

      Qualcomm is bringing back a veteran executive to lead its operations in China six months after the US chipmaker was fined...

    23. June 9, 2015

      Regulator grants BT fast-track process on £12.5bn deal for EE

      BT’s £12.5bn acquisition of EE, the UK’s largest mobile group, could lead to a “realistic prospect of a substantial...

    24. June 9, 2015

      HTC shares tumble after slashed sales forecast

      Renewed turmoil at HTC is casting a shadow over the once highly regarded Taiwanese smartphone maker, which has fallen victim...

    25. June 8, 2015

      Telefónica’s KPN deal challenged over impact on competition

      The €8.6bn acquisition by Telefónica of KPN’s German business is set to be contested in front of the EU general court after...

    26. June 5, 2015

      Apple’s plan to rethink pricing formula is overdue

      When the PC ruled the computing world, media and entertainment companies feared a Microsoft monopoly would force them to pay...

    27. June 3, 2015

      Smartphones poised for revolution in media access

      Most of the world will be using a smartphone to watch videos and access news in five years’ time and almost two in three...

    28. June 2, 2015

      Lookout steps up software strength to combat smartphone hacking

      Cyber security start-up group Lookout is offering large companies a software platform to tackle the threat from hackers...

    29. May 31, 2015

      Apps spearhead Google’s battle with Apple

      Sebastian Thrun, former head of the Google X — the advanced projects lab set up to make big bets on the future — knows all...

    30. May 29, 2015

      Banks desert high street for the digital superhighway

      Picture the scene: you go for a run, armed with a smartphone app that measures how far you go, your speed and the energy you...

    31. May 26, 2015

      Ofcom warns on holding back spectrum to address competition fears

      Ofcom could address competition concerns caused by the mergers of telecoms groups in the UK by holding back spectrum for...

    32. May 26, 2015

      Vodafone resumes work on potential IPO of India division

      Vodafone has resumed work to assess whether to proceed with an initial public offering of its Indian business after the...

    33. May 26, 2015

      Sajid Javid caught up in seven-hour 02 network failure

      Business secretary Sajid Javid was among the many O2 customers to suffer a seven-hour network failure on Monday, prompting...

    34. May 20, 2015

      Technology helps feed a hungry world

      Until recently, data analytics, apps, web-enabled sensors and robotics had little to do with the world of soil, fertiliser...

    35. May 18, 2015

      Apple damages at risk in Samsung patent case

      More than a third of nearly $1bn in damages awarded to Apple against Samsung is at risk, after the latest chapter of a 2012...

    36. May 17, 2015

      Mobile ad-blocking risks becoming a barrier to innovation

      The shift in online activity from fixed-line to mobile devices has thrown up a host of winners. Advertising-funded services...

    37. May 17, 2015

      Asian component makers take slice of Apple’s iPhone spoils

      As Apple basks in the unprecedented demand for its latest iPhones, suppliers from Tokyo to Taipei are sharing in the spoils....

    38. May 15, 2015

      Tech and media groups draw battle lines for mobile superiority

      Tracking the technology world’s upheavals is like studying the shifting of tectonic plates: the direction of movement may be...

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