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Global Mobile news round-up, April 20th

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Facebook to exclude billions from European privacy laws, Smartphone usage set to overtake time spent watching TV in China, social media use increasing despite privacy fears and much more.

Facebook has changed its terms of service, meaning 1.5 billion members will not be protected under tough new privacy protections coming to Europe.

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Global mobile news, March 30th

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Facebook privacy settings revamped after scandal, security flaw in Grindr, Majority of firms fear mobile workers have been hacked, why mobile is at the heart of Industry 4.0 and much more.

Facebook says an overhaul of its privacy tools will make it easier for people to find and edit the personal information the company holds. Details of the changes were announced in a blog. They follow intense criticism of the firm after it emerged that data about 50 million users had been harvested and passed on to a political consultancy.

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Global mobile news round-up March 23rd

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Cambridge Analytica leak a “breach of trust” with users, taken to court over data storage, Snapchat’s new feature turns Snap Map into a next-gen newsfeed, Singtel to link mobile wallets across Asia and much more.

After days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has responded to the controversy over the 2014 leak of private Facebook user data to a firm that went on to do political consulting work for the Donald Trump campaign in 2016.

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Global mobile news round-up, March 16th

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Weekly update on the top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Google changes the name of Android Wear, Snapchat users 300 per cent more likely to shop on mobile, the shady world of mobile app tracking and much more…

The Android Wear brand introduced in 2014 is going away and being replaced with a new name: Wear OS. A new area of Google’s website has officially confirmed the change. Wear OS even has a new slogan: “Make every minute matter.” For now, that’s really all the news there is; since it works on both Android and iOS, Google’s smartwatch platform is being given a more flexible moniker that doesn’t tie it to a specific mobile operating system. Apple’s software platform on the Apple Watch is called watchOS.

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Global mobile news round-up, March 9th

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. China and India lead the charge for big-ticket mobile shopping in Asia, Netflix exploring vertical video to entice viewers on mobile, Android beats iOS in smartphone loyalty, will Brexit bring the return of mobile roaming charges and much more.

New research from Worldpay has shown that shoppers in emerging markets such as China and India are seeking a more luxurious, personalized shopping experience via their mobile devices.

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Global mobile news roundup: MWC Special

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With Mobile World Congress behind us for another year, here’s a roundup of the week’s news you may have missed – from the biggest announcements on the latest phones and 5G, to intelligent cars and other highlights spotted on the showfloor.

Like CES, this week’s Mobile World Congress feels like a bit of a down year, now that the smoke has cleared. Perhaps it was fact that Samsung’s big news stole the show before it even began.

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Global mobile news round-up, February 23rd

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Google says 40+ carriers and device manufacturers now use its platform for RCS, The low-cost mini satellites bringing mobile to the world, Zimbabwe and Kenya lead the way in Africa’s dash from cash + what to expect from all the biggest tech companies at Mobile World Congress this year…

Rich Communication Services (RCS) is basically the standard for the next generation of text messaging, with apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, LINE and others now offering features that go far beyond the standard SMS-based messaging apps that tend to ship with your phone — unless, of course, you are an Apple and iMessage user.

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Global Mobile news round-up, February 16th

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

This week.. Snapchat rollback petition attracts one million signatures, Telegram fix flaw attacked to install malware, mobile payments expected to grow 13% globally, Google plans Snapchat-esque stories for mobile search results and much more…

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Global mobile news round-up, February 9th

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

This week.. Twitter posts its first quarterly profit, mobile biometrics set to be game-changer in APAC, mobile health apps may not ensure user privacy, buying an iPhone in India just became even more expensive and much more…

Twitter has reported its first quarterly net profit helped by a rise in video advertising sales.The news sent the price of Twitter shares surging 26% in pre-market trading in New York.

That was despite the number of people using the social network coming in below expectations.

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Global Mobile news round-up, February 2nd

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

This week.. Facebook revenue jumps on soaring mobile ad sales, SoftBank picks controlling stake in LINE’s mobile subsidiary in Japan, WhatsApp hits 1.5 billion monthly users, Apple Pulls Telegram Messenger From App Store for ‘Inappropriate Content’ and much more. Facebook Inc reported a 47 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Wednesday, as the social media company’s mobile ad business got a boost from its focus on videos and improved targeting.

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