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    1. August 24, 2016

      Samsung’s new Galaxy Note outsells supply

      Samsung Electronics has had to delay the launch of its new premium smartphone Galaxy Note7 in some markets with...

    2. August 22, 2016

      Apple chief Tim Cook’s five years in five charts

      Tim Cook was left with one of the hardest acts to follow in the history of business when he succeeded Steve Jobs as...

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    1. August 18, 2016

      Google’s Duo is easier to use than some video-app rivals

      These days, chatting to someone over a video link should be as painless as placing a phone call, though for most...

    2. August 18, 2016

      Samsung stretches smartphone lead over Apple in Q2

      Apple and Xiaomi have lost further ground in the fiercely competitive smartphone market, according to quarterly sales...

    3. August 18, 2016

      Lenovo optimistic it can turn round its smartphone business

      Lenovo, the world’s largest manufacturer of personal computers, is optimistic that it can “completely turn around” its...

    4. August 17, 2016

      Apple to open first R&D centre in China

      Apple plans to open its first research and development centre in China this year, the latest in a series of steps to...

    5. August 16, 2016

      Google launches Duo to challenge Apple’s FaceTime

      Google is set to launch its answer to Apple’s FaceTime video calling app on Tuesday as it tries to make up lost ground...

    6. August 11, 2016

      Mondo becomes the latest UK digital bank to gain a licence

      Mondo is the latest UK digital bank to gain a licence as the number of smartphone lenders gathers pace, paving the way...

    7. August 11, 2016

      Huawei P9’s dual-lens camera is new focus for smartphones

      When it comes to smartphone cameras, the only number that has mattered for the past decade is how many megapixels they...

    8. August 9, 2016

      CMA: swipe right to disrupt banks

      The dating app Tinder allows users to decide whether they fancy one another based on a photo and a short biog. In...

    9. August 3, 2016

      WhatsApp: Let’s chat

      Whether you are in the market for a nicely fattened goat from the United Arab Emirates or freshly caught fish in the...

    10. July 28, 2016

      Alphabet boosted by mobile advertising

      Alphabet, the parent company of Google, shook off recent worries about a slowdown in its advertising business as it...

    11. July 28, 2016

      Samsung looks to components for second-half support

      Samsung Electronics has presented an upbeat outlook for the second half of the year, projecting that stronger demand...

    12. July 27, 2016

      Apple shines as investors take a longer-term view

      With the near-term outlook hazy, Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive, was unusually open on Tuesday’s call with analysts...

    13. July 27, 2016

      Apple supplier LG Display in $1.8bn bet on OLED displays

      South Korea’s LG Display has revealed plans to invest Won1.99tn ($1.75bn) in a fresh bet on flexible organic...

    14. July 26, 2016

      China start-up Mobvoi makes first foray into US smartwatch sector

      Mobvoi, a Beijing-based tech company backed by Google and Sequoia Capital, is launching its first foray into the US...

    15. July 26, 2016

      Apple earnings: what to expect

      Apple is expected to report the worst quarter for iPhone growth since the device first launched nine years ago, with...

    16. July 24, 2016

      Apple iPhone sales set to pass 1bn milestone

      Apple is on the verge of selling its billionth iPhone, a rare achievement for any consumer electronics company and one...

    17. July 22, 2016

      Samsung countersues Huawei over patents

      Samsung Electronics has filed a countersuit against China’s Huawei Technologies, alleging infringement of its mobile...

    18. July 15, 2016

      Pokémon Go powers Nintendo into Japan’s top 20 companies

      Pokémon Go, the smartphone game that has caused grown men to stumble off Californian cliffs and angry residents to hurl...

    19. July 13, 2016

      Tanzania’s fintech and mobile money transform business practice

      Ramadhani Saidi Gereza is a barometer for the way mobile phone technology is changing Tanzania. The engine oil seller...

    20. July 12, 2016

      Help the decile of discontent to help themselves

      One of the messages in the Branko Milanovic’s latest book, Global Inequality , is that nine-tenths of the world’s...

    21. July 12, 2016

      Samsung gets smarter with phones strategy

      Just when smartphones were starting to look like dumb, commoditised devices in the tech industry’s search for a new...

    22. July 8, 2016

      Nintendo surges on ‘Pokémon Go’ fever

      Shares in Nintendo surged on Friday as investors absorbed the implications of a smartphone game that, within 24 hours...

    23. July 6, 2016

      Bendy mobile phones could be the new black bricks

      The designers of mobile phones have become fixated on the black rectangle, with almost identical handsets emerging at...

    24. June 23, 2016

      Fastweb and Iliad lead race to set up new Italian mobile operator

      Fastweb, the Italian broadband provider, and Xavier Niel’s Iliad are vying to create a fourth telecoms operator in...

    25. June 23, 2016

      Smartphone lenses for the thinking Instagrammer

      As venture capitalist Benedict Evans is fond of saying, mobile is eating the world. And smartphones have been feasting...

    26. June 19, 2016

      Micromax rounds on Chinese rivals over India sales

      The co-founder of India’s biggest smartphone maker has accused Chinese rivals of dumping unsold inventory in India at...

    27. June 13, 2016

      India ecommerce growth found in translation

      In a trendy converted factory building on the outskirts of Bangalore, the head of one of India’s top ecommerce sites...

    28. June 9, 2016

      Brutal economics ‘will defeat the hackers’

      If you have used a mobile phone or a credit card, then you should thank Joan Daemen and Pierre-Yvan Liardet for making...

    29. June 9, 2016

      DoJ weighs in on Apple v Samsung patent case

      The US Department of Justice has weighed in on the patent battle between Apple and Samsung Electronics, recommending...

    30. June 9, 2016

      Tesco Mobile in paid to view ad move

      Tesco Mobile is offering customers a discount on their bills if they are willing to view an advertisement on their...

    31. June 2, 2016

      EM internet users fail to warm to free but restricted services

      Just one in 10 mobile phone users in emerging markets has tried a “zero rated” service such as Facebook’s Free Basics,...

    32. June 1, 2016

      Smartphone use forecast to beat feature phones this year

      Smartphone use will outstrip that of more basic feature phones for the first time this year as people increasingly rely...

    33. June 1, 2016

      Xiaomi to buy 1,500 patents from Microsoft

      Xiaomi has sealed a deal to buy some 1,500 patents from Microsoft, a move that will help the Chinese smartphone maker...

    34. June 1, 2016

      Lords of WiFi hotspots beware: you may be leaking valuable data

      I recently noticed a bunch of The Lord of the Rings buffs. They were not dressed in wizard cloaks or sporting fan...

    35. June 1, 2016

      Wearable devices aim to reduce workplace accidents

      Every day, 6,300 people die around the world in occupational accidents or from work-related disease — more than 2.3m...

    36. May 29, 2016

      Apple sets sights on bigger target in India

      As the Gujarat Lions cruised to an easy win over the Kolkata Knight Riders, Tim Cook stood on the edge of the pitch...

    37. May 27, 2016

      Ofcom launches new nuisance call blocker

      Mobile phone users will be able to block unsolicited sales and marketing calls using a free text message service from...

    38. May 25, 2016

      Microsoft to take $950m writedown on smartphone business

      Microsoft will further retreat from its disastrous attempt to crack the global smartphone market, announcing plans to...

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