mobile OS

South Korea Slaps Google With $177m Fine

Antitrust regulator in South Korea has fined Google $177m for blocking customised versions of the Android operating system

2 days ago

Three UK Reinstates European Roaming Charges

Disappointing decision. Three UK becomes the latest British mobile operator to controversially rejoin the European roaming charge bandwagon

1 week ago

Apple Delays Plans To Scan iPhone Images

Apple delays plans to roll out image-scanning technology on iPhones to search for child-abuse images before material is uploaded to…

2 weeks ago

Tim Cook Lands $750m Bonanza In Share Award

CEO Tim Cook is awarded more than three quarters of a billion dollars in Apple shares after ten years in…

3 weeks ago

Apple Urged To Drop CSAM Scanning Plans By Campaigners

More than 90 privacy groups urge Apple to abandon plans to scan children's messages, and the iPhone's of adults for…

3 weeks ago

Nvidia’s ARM Purchase Raises ‘Significant Competition Concerns’ – CMA

UK competition watchdog says there are “significant competition concerns” with the deal, as Nvidia could restrict access to ARM IP

3 weeks ago

Huawei Will Return To Smartphone ‘Throne’, Despite US Sanctions

Huawei chairman makes a bold prediction that Chinese firm will return to a leading position in the smartphone market in…

4 weeks ago

Apple Files Appeal In Corellium Copyright Lawsuit

And so it continues. Despite settlement of one lawsuit, Apple has filed an appeal in another lawsuit against Corellium

4 weeks ago

Apple Acknowledges ‘Confusion’ Over ‘iPhone Scanning’ System

iCloud uploads from iPhones and iPads to be scanned only for known CSAM images, with local database providing more accountability,…

1 month ago

Apple Drops Corellium Lawsuit

Apple has dropped its copyright lawsuit against Corellium at the last minute, before the two sides were due to go…

1 month ago

Apple Defends Photo Checking On iPhones

Apple promises to reject any government demands to use, or alter, its controversial detection system of child abuse images

1 month ago

Huawei Reports Biggest-Ever Revenue Drop

Huawei reports largest-ever decline in revenues in first half of 2021, after selling off Honor smartphone brand and grappling with…

1 month ago

Google To Tempt iOS Users With Android Switch App

Google is developing a 'Switch to Android' app so that iOS users can port their data and apps from their…

2 months ago

LG To Sell Apple iPhones In Stores, After Phone Exit

Two months after it made its last ever smartphone, LG Electronics will begin selling Apple iPhones in its South Korean…

2 months ago

Google Reveals ‘New Chapter’ For Bug Bounty Program

Google's 'vulnerability reward program' has found over 11,000 bugs and paid out $29m over past ten years, but now has…

2 months ago

Mobile World Congress Returns To Barcelona With ‘Hybrid’ Event

Mobile World Congress returns to Barcelona for Europe's first major tech conference since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic, with talks from…

3 months ago

Google Opens Doors Of First Ever Retail Store

Google retail store in a trendy New York neighbourhood open doors for businesses, to showcase hardware devices and online services…

3 months ago

Apple, Google Face Mobile Ecosystem Investigation By CMA

UK watchdog the CMA launches investigation of smartphone giants Apple and Google, over their respective mobile ecosystems

3 months ago

Google To Halt Charges For Alternative Search Engines On Android

Google is to allow other search engines to be offered on Android for free, after cancelling the default search preference…

3 months ago

Apple FaceTime To Open Up To Android, Windows Users

Apple WWDC announcement reveals Android and Windows users will be able to join FaceTime calls in the Autumn, but only…

3 months ago

Huawei To Launch Harmony 2.0 Operating System Next Week

Huawei's Android replacement operating system for mobile handsets and devices, Harmony OS 2.0, will be officially launched next week

4 months ago

Apple Executive Admits Mac Malware Problem

Software boss Craig Federighi admits Apple Mac computers have an unacceptable amount of malware, unlike the iPhone platform

4 months ago

Google I/O: Android 12 Boasts Major Redesign

Google I/O: With few hardware (Pixel etc) announcements, Google confirms massive redesign for Android 12, including new look and feel

4 months ago

IFA 2021: Berlin Show Cancelled Amid Coronavirus Vaccine Worry

IFA consumer trade show to be held in Berlin in September has been cancelled, with organisers citing concern about the…

4 months ago

Android ‘Exposes’ Covid-19 Contact Tracing Data

Android devices expose contact tracing data to hundreds of third-party apps, finds analysis of 'privacy-first' Apple-Google framework

5 months ago

EU Charges Apple Over App Store ‘Monopoly’

European Commission says Apple breaches EU competition law by levelling 'high' fees on music streaming services while promoting its own…

5 months ago

One In Six Android Phones In Developing Markets Infected

Mobile specialist Upstream warns large percentage of Android phones in developing markets infected with malware, due to a number of…

5 months ago

Apple App Store Security ‘Like Bringing Butter Knife To Gunfight’

Apple senior engineer compared App Store security to 'butter knife in a gunfight', says Epic Games as companies square off…

5 months ago

Google Wins Over Oracle In Decade-Long Case

US Supreme Court hands victory to Google in decade-long spat with Oracle over search giant's use of Java SE API…

5 months ago

Microsoft Kills Cortana iOS, Android App

Protracted death of digital assistant continues, as Redmond officially pulls support for the Cortana apps on the Android and iOS…

6 months ago