Smartphones

Smartphone news on TechWeekEurope

Coronavirus: Silicon Shortage Slows Car Production

Supply chain squeeze. Worldwide shortage of CPUs is slowing the manufacturing of new cars from a number of the world's…

3 hours ago

US States Investigating Google App Store Practices

Group of US states may hit Google with fourth government antitrust lawsuit, this time focusing on allegedly anti-competitive practices in…

1 day ago

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra Flagship Gets Stylus Support

New Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphone gets support for S Pen for the first time, as Samsung introduces smart earbuds and…

1 day ago

US Adds Xiaomi To Military Blacklist

Xiaomi and eight other Chinese companies added to US military blacklist, as outgoing US administration throws final punches

1 day ago

WhatsApp Delays Deadline For New Privacy Terms

WhatsApp delays deadline for users to agree to new privacy policy by three weeks as notice triggers backlash over Facebook…

1 day ago

Fortnite Maker Expands Apple Dispute To UK

Fortnite developer Epic Games launches legal action against Apple and Google in the UK, as it seeks changes to 'unfair'…

1 day ago

US Administration Revokes Huawei Export Licences

Outgoing US administration revokes some tech export licences to Huawei and plans to deny others, in final moves against Chinese…

1 day ago

Swedish Court Rejects Huawei Appeal Over 5G Ban

Appeal by Huawei against Swedish regulator's decision to exclude it from 5G networks dismissed, with 5G auction slated to begin…

4 days ago

Intel Chips Already Being Made By TSMC – Report

Manufacturing outsourcing move. Intel chips are already being manufactured by TSMC, amid inhouse issues for US firm

5 days ago

Qualcomm To Acquire Chip Startup NuVia For $1.4 Billion

Chip technology startup created by Apple veterans is snapped by Qualcomm, in what could be strategic move for mobile chip…

6 days ago

CES 2021: Tech Expo Virtual Highlights So Far

See-through television, rollable smartphone, and gaming company making a highly advanced facemask among new developments during CES 2021

6 days ago

Twitter Permanently Bans Donald Trump

Outgoing US President Donald Trump reportedly went 'ballistic' after he was permanently banned from his favoured messaging outlet

1 week ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM Faces Competition Probe

UK competition regulator the CMA, launches investigation into the acquisition of British silicon designer ARM Holdings by Nvidia

2 weeks ago

UK Operators Will Not Reinstate European Data Roaming Charges

The four main mobile operators in the UK confirm despite leaving the EU, they will not reinstate European data roaming…

3 weeks ago

NSO Used Real Location Data Of People In Demo, Researchers Allege

In a demonstration of its Covid-19 contact-tracing system earlier this year, researchers allege NSO Group used real people's location data

3 weeks ago

Apple Deletes 39,000 Games From Chinese App Store

Mass purge of unlicensed gaming apps on Apple's Chinese app store, ahead of local law requiring publishers to obtain licence

3 weeks ago

Apple Removes App Promoting Parties During Pandemic

American app Vybe Together has been removed from the Apple app store, after it allegedly promoted parties during Coronavirus pandemic

3 weeks ago

Apple Loses Corellium Lawsuit

US judges dismisses Apple copyright infringement claim against Corellium, but iPad maker may pursue separate federal law claim

3 weeks ago

Intel Urged To Consider Strategic Options

Activist shareholder urges Intel to consider its strategic options, and whether it should outsource chip production to third parties

3 weeks ago

Vodafone Ends Shareholder Tussle Over 2013 Kabel Acquisition

Seven year itch. British mobile operator to buy remaining shares in Kabel for £1.9 billion ($2.6 billion) to halt legal…

3 weeks ago

Self-Healing Mobile Phone Screens Invented By Scientists

No more cracked mobile phone screens? Scientists claim they have invented a smartphone screen that can self repair and heal…

3 weeks ago

Samsung Display Extends LCD Production In South Korea

Saved by Coronavirus? Production of LCD displays in South Korea now extended, thanks to lockdown demand for home entertainment

3 weeks ago

Bath Council Refuses To Allow 5G Mast

Fearmongering victory? Local council in Bath refuses permission for 5G mast, after local resistance and intervention of Lib Dem MP

4 weeks ago

Microsoft Developing Own ARM-Based Server Chips

Bad news Intel? Redmond designed its own ARM-based chips for its Azure servers, and even possible future Surface device, report…

4 weeks ago

UK Unlikely To Hit 5G And Broadband Target

Ambitious government target for 85 percent coverage of gigabit-capable broadband by 2025 may not be achieved, committee of MPs warn

4 weeks ago

NSO Group Spyware Used To ‘Hack’ Al Jazeera Journalists

Apple iPhones belonging to 36 Al Jazeera journalists were hacked by NSO spyware, claim Canadian security researchers at Citizen Lab

4 weeks ago

Apple Closes Los Angeles Stores As Covid Cases Spike

Apple closes at least a dozen stores in Los Angeles area as cases surge in California and Los Angeles County…

4 weeks ago

Judge Proposes 2023 Trial Date For Google Antitrust Case

Judge says Google's Justice Department trial unlikely to go to court before mid-2023, as trial proceedings appear set to go…

4 weeks ago

Google Hit With Third Antitrust Lawsuit

Another day, another antitrust lawsuit. More legal action alleging Google operates a search monopoly, and prevents Alexa in speakers using…

1 month ago

One In Four UK Homes Can Access Gigabyte Broadband, Ofcom Says

UK communications regulator Ofcom reveals 8 million British homes can now access broadband speeds of up to 1Gbps, despite pandemic

1 month ago