Communications

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

EU to review internet governance in bid to wrest control from US

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European Commission seeking "multi-stakeholder" management of global internet
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

Crowdsourcing is the answer to cutting energy bills, says ex-Google startup EnergyDeck

Community-based analytics provides the information people need to take action, says CEO Kott
19 Feb 2014

ARM-inside the data centre?

AMD's Andrew Feldman claims that ARM-based designs could take a 25 per cent share of the server market in just five years. Graeme Burton reports
13 Feb 2014

Asda: If one firm misuses customer data it could “kill the whole thing” for all of us

Firms will see a customer backlash if data is used inappropriately, according to Asda's head of insight and pricing, Alex Chruszcz
13 Feb 2014

By restricting crowdfunding, the FCA has thrown the baby out with the bathwater

Edward Griffiths, partner at law firm DLA Piper, argues that new proposals from the FCA are in direct conflict with the democratic nature of crowdfunding
13 Feb 2014

Cisco to spend $655m replacing defective memory chip in enterprise networking kit

Memory chip used in a wide range of products across the industry, claims Cisco
13 Feb 2014

Emerging markets currency crisis no problem for Huawei, says global services SVP

'We pay attention, but we won't stop doing what we're doing' says Blimegger
12 Feb 2014

BT to sue NHS Scotland for £20m in damages after losing out on £110m contract

Telecoms giant was not allowed a second run at SWAN procurement process
12 Feb 2014

Government in talks with web firms to block 'extremist' web content

Move aims to block access to violent videos and would also encompass some types of pornography
10 Feb 2014

EE, Vodafone and O2’s joint venture Weve could cause a privacy stir

Is the joint venture between the UK’s biggest telcos going to cause a customer backlash, and is it against the law?
10 Feb 2014

Weve partners with MasterCard to provide smartphone payments

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

India investigate Huawei for spying on networks

Chinese telecoms firm accused of hacking state-owned systems
06 Feb 2014

Twitter reports 2013 net loss of £396m and limited growth

Discouraging results for company only three months after IPO
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

Orange France hack sees 800,000 customer details compromised

Orange states that the stolen passwords "cannot be used"
04 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

UK regional comms exchanges are not “dark, satanic mills” and are “missed opportunity” says LINX CEO

The UK's shipbuilding days are long gone and digital infrastructure is the future, says the man in charge of 80 per cent of the country’s net data flow
29 Jan 2014