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Global mobile news round-up Jan 5th 2018

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world.
This week.. predictions for the mobile world in 2018, Uber sued for “fraudulent” mobile ads, mobile health app numbers are up, Samsung’s new smart glasses help vision loss… and much more.

A British mobile advertising agency has sued Uber to force the ride-hailing company to pay millions of dollars of bills that Uber had refused to pay after claiming that ads being generated were fraudulent.

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Global Mobile News roundup, December 15th

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Billionaire Mikitani’s Mobile Plan Shakes Up Japan Carriers, Economic recovery spurs Africa smartphone market, Nintendo in talks to make more mobile games and much more.

Japan’s mobile carriers are bracing for what may be the biggest industry shakeup in a decade after billionaire Hiroshi Mikitani’s Rakuten Inc.unveiled plans to become the country’s fourth major mobile-phone operator.

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Global mobile news roundup, December 8th

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This week.. Instagram experiments with a standalone messaging apps, Pinterest integrates deeper with Facebook, Google makes a play for mobile Internet market in India and much more…

It happened to Facebook, and now it’s happening to Instagram. Today, the Zuckerberg empire is launching a standalone messaging app for Instagram called Direct. As The Verge reports, it’s technically a test and will only be available in six markets — Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey and Uruguay.

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Global mobile news round-up December 1st

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Google faces mass legal action in UK over data snooping, WeChat’s entertainment empire, Black Friday & mobile, China to Become World Leader in 5G… and much more.

Google is being taken to court, accused of collecting the personal data of millions of users, in the first mass legal action of its kind in the UK.

It focuses on allegations that Google unlawfully harvested information from 5.4 million UK users by bypassing privacy settings on their iPhones.

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Global Mobile news roundup November 24th

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week..  Net Neutrality & mobile in Portugal, Black Friday to App Friday shopping trends, Google collecting Android user location data, Wechat’s domination in China + mobile banking and much more…

A few weeks ago, as it seemed more and more likely that FCC chairman Ajit Pai would successfully dismantle US net neutrality rules, California Congressional representative Ro Khanna tweeted an alarming-looking screenshot from Portuguese mobile carrier Meo. “In Portugal, with no net neutrality, internet providers are starting to split the net into packages,” he wrote.

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Global mobile news round-up, November 17th

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Black Friday set to be the biggest mobile shopping day ever, Android Pay launches in Brazil, Honda’s connected cars will communicate over 5G and much much more…

A new report from App Annie predicts that time spent doing mobile shopping via apps will grow 45 percent in the U.S. during the week of Black Friday, compared to the same time two years ago. The firm also expects revenue generated through apps to break new records this season, and says consumers will spend over 6 million hours shopping in the top 5 digital-first apps on Black Friday alone.

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Global Mobile news round-up, 10th November

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up, 3rd November

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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.

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Global mobile news round-up 27th October

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This weeks mobile news round-up.. WhatsApp and Facebook to face EU data taskforce, Target Adds AR Tech To Mobile Shopping, CEO of ARM says Cybersecurity is a mess and much more…

WhatsApp and Facebook will be scrutinised by a data protection taskforce, after they were accused of “non-compliance” with EU laws.

The regulators took issue with the messaging app’s plan to share user data with parent company Facebook.

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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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