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Global mobile news round up 20th October

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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…

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Global mobile news round-up, October 13th

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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”.

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Global mobile news round-up, October 6th

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up September 29th

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up September 22nd

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up August 25th

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up, 21st July

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up, 14th July

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up 23rd June

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

This week.. winners and losers in Amazon Whole Food purchase, Estonia creates worlds first “digital embassy”, fighting data costs with social media in South Africa and much more…

Amazon is taking a huge bite out of the fresh food business with its bid for Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. But even though this is a deal between two companies, it’s not just the two of them being touched by it…

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MEF joins the European Trust Foundation

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Today MEF is announcing that it has joined the European Trust Foundation – an independent body working with governments, corporates, trade-associations, SME bodies and others within and outside the EU, to strengthen digital trust throughout Europe.

The European Trust Foundation is co-ordinated by the not for profit think tank EEMA, and focusses on identification, authentication, privacy, risk management, cyber security, the Internet of Things and mobile applications.

Consumer Trust has long-since been a central initiative for MEF. In 2012 MEF’s Consumer Trust Working Group was established and its annual global consumer survey (now in its 5th year) was launched.

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