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    1. May 19, 2016

      FireChat to launch natural disaster alerts

      FireChat, an app that connects phones without the internet, is launching alerts to be sent in the event of natural...

    2. May 17, 2016

      UK rural landowners criticise mobile mast reforms

      Rural landowners and businesses have warned that proposals to encourage new mobile masts and improve signal coverage...

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    1. May 10, 2016

      Liberty Global open to takeover of Telefónica’s O2 unit

      Liberty Global would consider a takeover of Telefónica’s O2 in the UK as a long-running deal to sell the business to...

    2. May 5, 2016

      Apple ramps up business push for iPhones and iPads

      Apple has made another attempt to push its iPhones and iPads deeper into business life, announcing a partnership with...

    3. May 3, 2016

      How consoles survived the rise of the smartphone

      In 1925, John Logie Baird wanted to convince the public that his latest invention would be a great success....

    4. April 28, 2016

      Galaxy 7 brightens Samsung’s outlook

      Samsung Electronics has given an optimistic outlook for the second quarter after reporting solid first-quarter profit...

    5. April 27, 2016

      The end of iPhone’s glory days?

      Investors in Apple had been braced this year for a sharp, one-quarter decline that would bring the first fall in sales...

    6. April 26, 2016

      FBI considers revealing how it hacked Apple

      The FBI will soon decide whether to tell White House officials how it broke into an iPhone used by one of the San...

    7. April 26, 2016

      Apple first-quarter earnings: five things to watch today

      1. Nearly nine years after it shook the communications and computing worlds, the iPhone is facing the prospect of first...

    8. April 22, 2016

      Vodafone invites bankers to pitch on potential IPO of India unit

      Vodafone has asked investment banks to submit their proposals to handle a potential initial public offering of its...

    9. April 21, 2016

      FBI paid more than $1.4m for iPhone hack

      The FBI paid more than $1.4m to hackers who developed a way to gain access to the iPhone used by one of the San...

    10. April 20, 2016

      Google’s Android tactics are Microsoft light

      Matt Brittin, president of Google’s European operations, complained this week that EU officials “could be better...

    11. April 20, 2016

      Parallels, and differences, between EU’s Google and Microsoft cases

      As Margrethe Vestager signalled her intent to ramp up Europe’s regulatory onslaught against Google this week, she...

    12. April 19, 2016

      Google and the art of monopoly maintenance

      European antitrust cases against Google seem to be like London buses. You wait ages for one to arrive and then they all...

    13. April 18, 2016

      EU prepares for Android crackdown

      The EU has given its strongest signal to date of its intent to crack down hard on Google’s mobile operating system,...

    14. April 10, 2016

      How far can a smartphone’s gimmicks go?

      Imagine you make cars and come to work one day to discover that everyone in the world has a vehicle that does...

    15. April 7, 2016

      Samsung earnings guidance buoys smartphone hopes

      Samsung Electronics reported first-quarter earnings that surpassed analysts’ expectations, defying slowing growth in...

    16. April 5, 2016

      WhatsApp extends encryption to 1bn users

      WhatsApp has joined Apple in defying the US government’s efforts to gain access to mobile phone users’ private messages...

    17. April 1, 2016

      Smartphones ring up best Huawei revenue growth in 7 years

      Chinese telecoms company Huawei had its best year since 2008 as strong smartphone phone sales helped drive revenue and...

    18. April 1, 2016

      Regulators scrutinise safety of mobile healthcare apps

      From taxicabs to hotels, some of the oldest areas of economic activity in the world have been upended by mobile apps...

    19. April 1, 2016

      Healthcare apps battle to be taken seriously

      If the vibrancy of an industry is judged by its output, digital health apps are thriving. When assessed instead by...

    20. March 30, 2016

      Race to discover how FBI cracked San Bernardino killer’s iPhone

      In the week since the FBI surprised Apple by saying it may have found its own way into the San Bernardino gunman’s...

    21. March 18, 2016

      Facebook, Google and the race to sign up India

      With a tentative wobble, a young woman in a sari is trying out her new bicycle for the first time, cycling around a...

    22. March 16, 2016

      Budget outlines plans for UK to be ‘world leader’ in mobile services

      Plans to make the UK a “world leader” in next generation mobile services and help fund ultra-fast broadband networks...

    23. March 14, 2016

      BuzzFeed boss finds natural fit for social content on mobile

      Jonah Peretti is an hour late, slowed down by the traffic that is clogging the roads at Mobile World Congress, the...

    24. March 9, 2016

      Growth of mobile phone apps threatens UK bank branches

      Mobile phone apps are helping to kill off the British bank branch network as customers move online. The number of times...

    25. March 2, 2016

      What has the FBI ordered Apple to do and why is it refusing?

      What has Apple been ordered to do? The US court has told Apple to write a piece of software that lowers an iPhone’s...

    26. February 26, 2016

      Facebook at Work and Slack learn from email’s productivity flaws

      “Electronic mail has become a vital business tool for many companies . . . when used effectively it can improve a...

    27. February 25, 2016

      MWC: smartphone makers’ quest for virtual reality

      You have to feel a little sorry for the global smartphone makers. Almost everyone has one now and those who don’t are...

    28. February 25, 2016

      Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus dials into India

      Premium Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is planning an aggressive expansion in India, in the latest sign that upscale...

    29. February 25, 2016

      The return of the ‘dumb phone’ — readers respond

      Ironically, in the week that the world’s Technorati gathered at Mobile World Congress to celebrate the latest advances...

    30. February 24, 2016

      Bouygues ultimatum over Orange talks

      Bouygues is prepared to walk away from talks with Orange over the sale of its telecoms unit unless it receives a stake...

    31. February 23, 2016

      Gates breaks ranks over FBI Apple request

      Bill Gates has broken ranks with Silicon Valley in the stand-off between Apple and the US government, saying technology...

    32. February 23, 2016

      Telegram hits 100m users and commits to remaining ad-free

      Telegram, the messaging platform that has found favour with millennials, political activists and terrorist groups for...

    33. February 22, 2016

      Mark Zuckerberg defends Free Basics push

      Mark Zuckerberg has launched a passionate defence of Free Basics, Facebook’s limited free mobile internet service that...

    34. February 22, 2016

      Mobile World Congress shows handset design running out of steam

      Tens of thousands of technology experts will gather on Monday at the Mobile World Congress trade show to see companies...

    35. February 22, 2016

      Europe and Asia in race to set 5G mobile standard

      An intense rivalry is developing between Europe and Asia to be the first to develop the next generation of mobile...

    36. February 22, 2016

      Pharma companies looking at using video games for healthcare

      Every year in the US, about $13bn is spent on treatments for many of the estimated one in 10 children with attention...

    37. February 22, 2016

      Safe drivers offered pizza and films by insurers

      Pizza, films and music downloads are just some of the rewards that Carrot, a car insurer, offers to responsible...

    38. February 22, 2016

      Mobiles could be the secret to ‘smart’ cities

      The phrase “connected cities” conjures images of sensor-laden highways, live maps of underground systems and a mission...

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