Category

News

Global Mobile news round-up, 10th November

By | News, News Roundup | No Comments

Global Mobile News round-up – This week.. Mobile phone tracking data ‘could replace census questions’ in the UK, how retail has the edge on mobile payments, Uber and rival apps join forces in Brazil to stem tide of regulation, Tencent could play a role redesigning Snapchat following $2B investment and much more.

Thousands of people have had their movements tracked by the Office for National Statistics to see if they can find out where they live and work.

Read More

Global mobile news round-up, 3rd November

By | News, News Roundup | No Comments

In this week’s global mobile news roundup.. Malaysia probes massive data leak, Razer phone is a gaming powerhouse, ad fraud challenges China market and much more…

The Malaysian authorities are probing a mobile data breach involving more than 46 million users after attempts to sell the information surfaced online nearly two weeks ago.

Customer data of major Malaysian mobile telecommunications service providers, including Maxis, Celcom and Digi, as well as mobile virtual network operators, are believed to have been stolen between 2014 and 2015, according to an update by Lowyat.net, a local technology news website that first alerted the authorities to the security breach on Oct. 19.

Read More

Global mobile news round up 20th October

By | News, News Roundup | No Comments

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.

This week.. the ‘First 5G mobile net connection’ has been claimed by Qualcomm, 5G is set to give a boost to European mobile business, are telcos providing your number, wearables add security to voice activated devices and much more…

Qualcomm has demonstrated mobile internet speeds of 1Gbps using a 5G smartphone chip…

Read More

Global mobile news round-up, October 13th

By | News, News Roundup | No Comments

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.

This week.. Mobile OS no longer a focus for Microsoft, T-Mobile customer data plundered, rising phone prices leads to boom in second hand market, Puerto Rico phone services to be restored by Google balloons and much more…

Microsoft appears to have abandoned its smartphone operating system ambitions. The company’s Windows 10 chief has tweeted that developing new features and hardware for the Mobile version of the OS was no longer a “focus”.

Read More

Global mobile news round-up, October 6th

By | News, News Roundup | No Comments

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. The biggest announcements from Google’s event, Brazil sees drop in mobile lines, UK punishes WhatsApp over e2e, mobile ad spend set to grow by double digits in India and much more…

Google’s Pixel event today confirmed a lot of leaks and rumors, but it also held some surprises and software upgrades developed with machine learning. Marking its second year making hardware, Google announced the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL; an interesting new camera called Google Clips; a new Google Home Mini and Max; a Pixelbook, and an updated Google Daydream.

Read More

Global mobile news round-up September 29th

By | News, News Roundup | No Comments

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.This week.. Indian Mobile Congress underway in New Delhi, Tinder may know more about you thank you think, Delta adds free messaging to its WiFi-enabled flights, Uber’s London woes boost rival taxi apps and much more…

Indian Mobile Congress, country’s first Mobile, Internet and Technology expo kicked off on September 27 at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The event started off from 27 September to 29 September and will be attended by over 500 startups and over 2,000 delegates from India and other countries.

Read More

Global mobile news round-up September 22nd

By | News, News Roundup | No Comments

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.This week.. Google signs $1.1bn HTC smartphone deal, Face ID’s Ripple Effects Already Appearing in Mobile Industry, Vodafone preparing bid for Zambia mobile license, WhatsApp refused access to UK Government and much more…

Alphabet’s Google has struck a $1.1bn (£822m) deal with Taiwan’s HTC to expand its smartphone business.
Google will not take a stake in the firm, but some HTC staff will join the Silicon Valley giant.
The Taiwanese company was once a major player in the smartphone market but has struggled to compete with the likes of Apple and Samsung.

Read More

Global mobile news round-up August 25th

By | News, News Roundup

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Users abandon iPhone app over location data controversy, PayPal plans full-on mobile payment App , Japanese cellphone maker calls it quits, NHS trials new mobile app to treat paranoia and much more…

AccuWeather’s iOS app may be up to something fishy. Security researcher Will Strafach published a warning about the popular weather app’s behavior on Medium and users appear to be paying attention.

Read More

Global mobile news round-up, 21st July

By | News

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.

This week.. ECJ rule on whether ‘right to be forgotten’ can stretch beyond EU, Google Glass returns, WhatsApp messages are being blocked in China… and much more.

The European court of justice (ECJ) is set to rule on a landmark case over whether or not the so-called “right to be forgotten” can and should stretch beyond EU borders.

Read More

Global mobile news round-up, 14th July

By | News

Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Amazon and WhatsApp ‘falling short over privacy’, Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants, Apple Opens Data Center in China, Amazon may be giving access to Alexa audio recordings to app developers and much more…

Amazon and WhatsApp have been scolded by the privacy campaigning group the Electronic Frontier Foundation over their “disappointing” privacy practices, and told that they can and should be doing better in its yearly review.

Read More

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required