Mobile

Canonical to ship Ubuntu smartphones this year

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Three, Vodafone and EE line up as potential backers for the Linux-based smartphones
19 Feb 2014

EAT trials Weve and Proxama mobile loyalty service

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Weve's mobile app Pouch will enable consumers to store loyalty cards for use in retail stores
19 Feb 2014

Weve partners with MasterCard to provide smartphone payments

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Joint venture from O2, Vodafone and EE will allow users to make mobile payments without battery or the internet
06 Feb 2014

Samsung teams up with Phones 4u to launch 15 retail stores across UK

Stores will stock Samsung phones, computing accessories and wearable technology
05 Feb 2014

H4cked off: Welcome to the real world, Apple

The last 15 years at Apple have been nothing short of sensational, from the launch of the iPod music player to the popularity of the iPad. But what will happen to the company if the blockbuster products dry up?
03 Feb 2014

Enterprise mobility – which platform should you choose?

Who is winning the race for dominance of the increasingly cut-throat mobile market? Can Windows Phone catch up? Is BlackBerry dead? What about Xiaomi? Stuart Sumner investigates
31 Jan 2014

Cloud conundrum at Deloitte: An interview with CIO Matt Peers

Deloitte’s CIO tells Sooraj Shah of his hope that clients will fully trust the cloud in the next three years
31 Jan 2014

End of an affair: why Google flogged problem child Motorola to Lenovo

When Google splashed $12.5bn on Motorola Mobility less than two years ago, many observers wondered what exactly it was going to do with it. It's a question that Google never did manage to answer
30 Jan 2014

Mobile ads help boost Facebook revenue 63 per cent

53 per cent of advertising revenue comes from mobile compared with nothing two years ago
30 Jan 2014

Lenovo buys Motorola from Google for $2.3bn – and just $660m in cash

Google sells Motorola Mobility for just $2.9bn compared with the $12.5bn it paid for it
30 Jan 2014

Tesco first to trial Weve, the mobile display service from EE, Vodafone and O2

Weve aims to deliver targeted ads using opted-in customers' anonymised data
29 Jan 2014

Google and Samsung reach 10-year patent cross-license agreement

Google and Samsung reach 'self-protection agreement' over patents
27 Jan 2014

Verizon transparency report reveals increase in US government data requests

But telecoms firm prohibited from revealing data it submits to NSA
23 Jan 2014

Nokia mobile phone sales fall by one-third as Windows Phone devices struggle

Company refuses to break out sales figures for mobile phones ahead of sale to Microsoft
23 Jan 2014

Deloitte's CIO on BYOD and collaboration

Matt Peers explains how mobility can aid productivity and flexibility in the workplace
22 Jan 2014

NHS 'struggling' to adapt to digital tech, says Spectralink

Budget cuts hampering move towards a paperless NHS
21 Jan 2014

Vodafone and Sky could team up to battle BT broadband dominance

BT has invested millions in TV and broadband, and rivals could merge to combat growing threat
20 Jan 2014

NSA collected 200 million texts a day, including those of Britons

Latest Snowden revelations show that GCHQ was allowed to see SMS information collected by the US
17 Jan 2014

Brent Council picks Xirrus Wi-Fi for its 'cost-effectiveness and flexibility'

Wi-Fi will be used by 2,600 council staff, a third of whom use iPads every day
16 Jan 2014

How Rocco Forte Hotels accommodates mobile needs of staff and guests

Rocco Forte Hotels group IT director Emmanuel Clave tells Danny Palmer how mobile devices and mobile solutions are improving day-to-day activities for both staff and guests
16 Jan 2014

'BYOD revolution happening and we can't stop it,' says Camden Council

John Jackson, CIO at the London Borough of Camden, told Government ICT 2014 how Camden has embraced agile working
15 Jan 2014

HSBC, Nationwide, Santander to offer Zapp mobile payments

Zapp users can pay by asking the retailer for a six-digit code, or using NFC or QR technology
15 Jan 2014

Samsung S5 could come armed with Iris eye-scanning technology

New smartphone will come paired with an upgraded Galaxy Gear smartwatch, Samsung confirms
09 Jan 2014

Vodafone and EE to provide 2G and 3G services in the Channel Tunnel

Mobile operators to offer 4G services in the future
09 Jan 2014