Mobile

BlackBerry tells customers: We're not going out of business – honest!

Blackberry Z30 with 5in display and Blackberry 10.2 OS
Smartphone maker writes to customers to tell them everything's just fine in another PR-fail by BlackBerry
15 Oct 2013

Home Office working with Google, Apple, Samsung to tackle growing number of mobile thefts

Home Office in London
Government wants new security features to make handsets less attractive to thieves
14 Oct 2013

Vodafone, EE and Three left outraged as Ofcom bumps up price of mobile spectrum

Mobile spectrum antenna
Mobile operators claim that proposed prices are 'excessive'
11 Oct 2013

BlackBerry's ousted co-CEO and co-founders considering bid for company

Mike Lazaridis, the co-CEO ousted by Thorsten Heins, is weighing up a bid for BlackBerry with co-founder Douglas Fregin
11 Oct 2013

Vodafone hits 100,000 4G customer mark, one month after launch

Vodafone to extend service to Liverpool, Glasgow and Manchester
09 Oct 2013

O2 outage only affected “one per cent of customers”

Outage affecting phone, text and data has left customers wanting compensation
04 Oct 2013

Apple's new iPad Mini Retina displays are 'not ready'

Delays may force Apple to postpone launch until next year, or sell a limited supply in 2013
02 Oct 2013

IBM to acquire Dublin-based analytics firm The Now Factory

The Now Factory's software allows communications service providers to analyse customers' usage of 3G and 4G
02 Oct 2013

Splunk 2013: Mobile matters for WorldPay in big data boom

WorldPay's Darren Dance tells Computing how being able to crunch data generated by mobile is a big part of the payment company's future
01 Oct 2013

BlackBerry accepts $4.7bn bid from consortium led by largest shareholder

As expected, Toronto-based Fairfax leads bid to take struggling smartphone maker private
24 Sep 2013

Tesco launches Android-powered 7-inch Hudl tablet

Tablet built from the ground up targets those who might not usually consider buying such a device
23 Sep 2013

Privacy concerns over Highways Agency mobile data tracking

Highways Agency claims that using mobile data to monitor traffic is part of scheme to improve traffic flow
23 Sep 2013

Ballmer sees Microsoft's 'almost no share' of mobile as an opportunity

Microsoft CEO tells analysts of regret for focusing on Windows Vista when he should have been focusing on mobile
20 Sep 2013

Open source Android alternative CyanogenMod hatches plan to take on Google

CyanogenMod's $7m in venture funding sees hobbyists go full-time
19 Sep 2013

BlackBerry reportedly cutting 40 per cent of workforce

Job cuts reportedly set to come in waves as the company looks to cut costs
19 Sep 2013

BlackBerry unveils flagship Z30 five-inch screen device with stereo speakers

New antenna will offer better reception, a bigger battery and 4G - in addition to the large screen
18 Sep 2013

BlackBerry bidders only interested in part, not all, of company - report

Tepid interest from private equity and other firms
16 Sep 2013

Apple makes enterprise case for iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C with iOS 7

Apple's new iOS 7 operating system is designed to attract business users to iPhone
11 Sep 2013

Apple unveils first-ever 64-bit smartphone - but no new budget iPhone

Apple iPhone 5 retired early, while 64-bit iPhone 5S becomes Apple's flagship iPhone.
10 Sep 2013

Kroes: ‘Roaming will go’

European Commissioner for Digital Agenda Neelie Kroes talks exclusively to Peter Gothard about roaming charges, transparency in the cloud, online privacy and her dismay over the ongoing Prism scandal
10 Sep 2013

BlackBerry's biggest shareholder, and one other bidder, in the running to buy the company

Fairfax and one other unnamed potential buyer considering bids for BlackBerry
10 Sep 2013

EE reaches one million 4G customer milestone

Mobile firm reaches figure 10 months after launch of 4G and four months ahead of schedule
09 Sep 2013

Apple iPhones, Android and even BlackBerry smartphones all compromised by NSA

Latest newspaper claims encompass contact list, SMS traffic and location data
09 Sep 2013

Android will soon have 90 per cent of smartphone market, says Jon ‘Maddog’ Hall

Linux advocate claims Apple is making the same mistake it did with desktops
06 Sep 2013