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Global mobile news round-up 11th August

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

This week.. Facebook takes on TV & YouTube, Tencent is testing social credit scores, video ads are generating revenue for games and other apps, Disney sued for allegedly collecting children’s personal data and much more.

Facebook has revamped its video offering, creating a new, TV-like rival to YouTube and dabbling in original content in a bid to get people to spend even more time on the social network.

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Global mobile news round-up 4th August

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This week.. Apple defends complying with China over VPNs, Facebook shuts down chatbots after they invent their own language, PayPal partners with Skype for P2P payments in the Skype app, 96% of mobile phones sold in India will be Made in India by 2020 and much more.

Apple boss Tim Cook has defended his company’s decision to comply with the Chinese government’s demand it remove VPN software from the App Store.

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Global mobile news round-up 28th July

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Find out the week’s top mobile stories from around the world. This week.. Facebook shares hit record high as mobile ad sales soar, Netflix is getting a big boost in subscribers from mobile, China’s new play to dominate Africa is cheap smartphones and much more…

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) mobile advertising business grew by more than 50 percent in the second quarter, the company said in its earnings report on Wednesday, as the social network continued to establish itself as the venue of choice for an ever-growing array of online advertisers.

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Global mobile news round-up, July 7th

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Find out the week’s top mobile tech stories from around the world. This week.. Dish & Amazon discuss wireless partnership, Googles new mobile data experiment, Tencent’s success with mobile gaming , Jay Z’s digital only album goes platinum… and much more.

Dish Network Corp Chief Executive Charlie Ergen and Amazon.com head Jeff Bezos have discussed a partnership to enter the wireless business, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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Global mobile news round-up 30th June

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This week.. the iPhone is 10! How it became the everything machine, Telegram registers with Russian regulator, Instagram implements new AI system, why the Google fine is small change and much more…

Today, Cupertino’s most famous device turns 10 years old. From its original release, the story of the iPhone has always been one about pushing the boundaries of what you could do with the power of a tiny computer in your pocket.

But the story of the iPhone decade isn’t really one story at all. Instead, it’s a tangle of narratives about how this device would forever change the way people make and use technology.

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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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