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      More than 700m people leave ranks of the ‘unbanked’

      New mobile payment platforms have contributed to a surge in bank account holders in the developing world with more than 700m...

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    1. April 13, 2015

      Digital payments on the up but cash is still king

      Spending on mobile devices in UK shops will reach £54bn a year within the next decade, but the rise of digital payments does...

    2. April 8, 2015

      Carmakers hunt for share of the mobile wallet market

      The Visa executive slips into the front seat of a new BMW, wakes up the tablet computer in the dashboard, and orders pizza....

    3. April 7, 2015

      Samsung earnings point to smartphones pick-up

      Samsung Electronics’ earnings beat analyst forecasts in the first quarter, bolstering the South Korean company’s turnround...

    4. April 1, 2015

      BT expects price cuts in mobile market after buying EE

      BT has warned shareholders that increased competition in the mobile telecoms market is expected to lead to further price...

    5. April 1, 2015

      Chipmaker Qualcomm sets out China designs

      Qualcomm is on a mission to minimise fallout after losing the largest antitrust case in China, a verdict that forced the US...

    6. March 25, 2015

      BT returns to mobile market with handset offer

      BT has returned to the British consumer mobile market with low-cost offers for existing broadband customers in its first...

    7. March 24, 2015

      Smartphones v the real world: a tech entrepreneur’s quandary

      In the past month William has started to scream whenever the iPhone or iPad he spots is swiftly removed from view. He is 18...

    8. March 23, 2015

      Optimal Payments strikes €1.1bn digital wallet deal for Skrill

      Optimal Payments has expanded its digital wallet with the €1.1bn reverse takeover of rival Skrill in a move that will propel...

    9. March 22, 2015

      Google delves deeper into health data quest

      Harnessing personal data to improve the health of its users has long ranked among Google’s loftier ambitions. But the...

    10. March 22, 2015

      Apple and Google stake a claim on big pharma’s turf

      Within 24 hours of Apple launching its platform for health research this month, tens of thousands of iPhone users had signed...

    11. March 22, 2015

      India telecoms debt rises on record spectrum spend

      India will net a record Rs1tn ($16bn) windfall from intense bidding for the country’s latest spectrum auctions, but at the...

    12. March 20, 2015

      BT to reveal plans for return to consumer mobile market next week

      BT will reveal its plans to return to the consumer mobile market next week with inexpensive offers designed for existing...

    13. March 20, 2015

      UK mobile phone and broadband complaints soar

      Complaints about mobile phone and broadband providers rose by a fifth in the UK last year, with worries over the hidden...

    14. March 15, 2015

      Smartphone plan to bring students to ballot box

      Westminster is hoping smartphones can help bring younger people to the ballot box with plans to send out targeted messages...

    15. March 12, 2015

      @Muffin man and other nursery rhymes for the times

      What with Apple watches, the internet of things, cloud computing, social media and driverless cars, it is clear we need a...

    16. March 12, 2015

      Ofcom urged to break BT’s grip as telecoms sector faces shake-up

      The UK telecommunications regulator faces renewed calls to break BT’s hold on the national broadband network after the...

    17. March 10, 2015

      Tech gets set for take-off in India

      One of the most lucrative tenants in Blackstone’s new office complex in Bangalore, the Indian Silicon Valley, will be...

    18. March 10, 2015

      Time will tell if Apple Watch was worth the wait

      Apple has already announced its new Watch once. So what did we learn on Monday that we did not find out in September?...

    19. March 3, 2015

      BlackBerry launches touchscreen smartphone

      BlackBerry has launched a touchscreen smartphone without its trademark Qwerty keyboard, the first of four new devices, as...

    20. March 2, 2015

      Microsoft and Sony fight for smartphone middle ground

      Microsoft and Sony are set to fight for the growing middle ground of the rapidly maturing smartphone sector with devices...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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