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Global mobile news round-up 16th June

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. The EU introduces new roaming charge rules, Apple undercuts Facebook in augmented reality platform war, are smartphone apps bad for your finances? mobile subscribers hit 5BN globally and much more…

Waiting for one’s smartphone to find a signal after landing has become a familiar part of flying. Travellers gaze at their devices, anxious for a connection and the adrenaline rush that accompanies receiving a few hours’ worth of notifications in one blast. Meanwhile, a complex process is occurring.

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Global mobile news round-up 9th June

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

This week.. Apple launches P2P payments, mobile ad yield improves with location data, Facebook knows what you are doing in ad-breaks and much more.

Engineers building the popular Snapchat app have recently added the PayPal software development kit (SDK) to both their iOS and Android apps, according to mobile intelligence service MightySignal.

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Global mobile news round-up 26th May

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

This week.. Microsoft adds mobile streaming to re-branded Twitch competitor, China mobile chief warns unlimited data plans unhealthy for industry,Mobile fraud is a blind-spot for eCommerce merchants, Korea rank #1 in mobile finance and much more.

Microsoft on Thursday is announcing a new name for Beam, the live streaming app that it acquired last year. Mixer, as it will be called now, is getting features that are available from other apps people use to stream games and other content.

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Global mobile news round-up 19 May

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

This week.. Google shifts mobile focus to apps and digital assistants, EU fines Facebook over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp data claim, Samsung Pay launches in UK, Why Android is likely safe from a WannaCry-like attack and much more…

Mobile phone apps took centre stage at Google’s annual developer conference on Wednesday as the search giant announced new features for its digital assistant and its popular photo app while devoting little time to the Android mobile operating system.

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Global mobile news round-up 12th May

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

This week.. The world’s most successful mobile money market is introducing cross-network transfer systems, Xiaomi feels at home in India, making mobile video VR a reality, why mobile data use is exploding but revenue is shrinking and much more…

Kenya is an undisputed global leader when it comes to mobile money services. In 2007, the telecom operator Safaricom launched its mobile money service M-Pesa as a simple way to text small payments between users. A decade later, M-Pesa has become the world’s most successful money transfer service.

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Global mobile news round-up May 5th

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. ‘China’s greatest angel investor’ has made his first Southeast Asian investment, Imagination Technologies opens formal dispute with Apple, Mobile drives Facebook’s Wall Street-beating Q1 results and much more.

Silot, an ambitious fintech startup, has just launched in Southeast Asia and bagged a US$800,000 seed round from China’s ZhenFund to get started. It’s the sole investor in this round, and it’s ZhenFund’s first bet in Southeast Asia.

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Global mobile news round-up 28th April

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

This week.. Apple wants to stop mining and start making everything from recycled materials, Rural Indian women lag far behind urban counterparts in mobile phone usage, WeChat sees bigger spenders as China goes cashless and much more.

Apple wants to stop mining and start making everything from recycled materials

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Global mobile news round-up April 21

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Facebook predicts smartphones will be replaced by AR glasses in 2022, Credit card with a fingerprint sensor revealed by Mastercard, man accuses Bose of invasion of privacy, why Africa is the ‘final frontier’ for global brands and much more.

Set your calendars for April 2022. That’s when futuristic, “augmented reality” glasses could replace your smartphone and become your new everyday computing device. So says Michael Abrash, the chief scientist of Facebook-owned Oculus Research, which is hard at work on both virtual reality headsets and augmented reality glasses.

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Global mobile news round-up: 14th April

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Samsung’s new voice assistant won’t understand English when Galaxy S8 launches, Facebook Messenger now supports group payments, Telstra shares slump as TPG Telecom plans own mobile network and much more.

Reports indicate that Samsung will delay the English-language version of its first voice-assistant app instead of launching it simultaneously with the Galaxy S8 smartphone on April 21. The app is named Bixby.

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