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Air Safety Regulators Voice ‘Deep Concern’ Over 5G Interference

US air-safety regulators say they share industry's 'deep concern' over rule change that allows commercial use of 5G C-band spectrum…

1 month ago

Apple Expands iPhone Sales In Spite Of Shortages

Apple retakes worldwide No. 2 smartphone spot as Samsung retains lead in spite of decline, shipping more than 3 million…

1 month ago

Location Data Firm Addresses Privacy Breach Concerns

UK-based Huq acknowledges at least two of its partner apps collected users' location data even when users had explicitly opted…

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…

4 months ago

Virgin Media Ranked Worst For Broadband, Mobile Wait Times

Virgin Media kept customers waiting longest on customer service calls for both mobile and broadband, while giffgaff and EE ranked…

7 months ago

Telephone Landline Usage In ‘Terminal Decline’, Uswitch Finds

As usage of WhatsApp, Zoom etc soars, the humble telephone landline declines, with 26 percent not even bothering to connect…

8 months ago

British Airways To Add Covid-19 ‘Passport’ To Travel App

British Airways trials in-house system for verifying passenger vaccine certificates and Covid-19 tests, with plans to add the features to…

9 months ago

Facebook ‘Working On Smartwatch’ With Messaging, Health Features

Facebook smartwatch would reportedly allow messaging via Messenger and WhatsApp and include health features, but could spur data fears

10 months ago

Dating App Bumble Sees Shares Soar On Debut

Dating app company Bumble sees market cap rise to more than $8bn after Nasdaq listing, as investors rush to scoop…

10 months ago

Regulator Probes PayPal Mobile App Subsidiary Venmo

PayPal subsidiary Venmo under investigation by US consumer regulator over 'unauthorised' debt collections as new administration tightens enforcement

10 months ago

Apple Stock Surge Makes It World’s Most Valuable Company

Apple shares rise 10 percent on blockbuster earnings, propelling it past Saudi Aramco to become world's most valuable listed company…

1 year ago

Scotland To Launch Own Coronavirus Tracing App

Scotland to develop Covid-19 contact tracing app based on software already used in Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, amidst…

1 year ago

Planet Launches 5G Smartphone With Slide-Out Keyboard

The Astro Slide is Planet Computers' third device with a Psion-like physical keyboard, eschewing the clamshell form factor for a…

1 year ago

What’s Next After Digitization?

As businesses continue on their digitization roadmap, many have entered the last stage. Benefits are already becoming measurable and driving…

2 years ago

Automatic Labs Pulls Plug On Car-Tracking Service

Car data tracking device maker says it 'does not see a path forward' for its business after Covid-19 lockdown drastically…

2 years ago

Study: Half Of All Developers Now Use JavaScript

But Google-backed Kotlin is fastest-growing language in percentage terms, while Python and Java continue to add developers at a steady…

2 years ago

Huawei Strikes Deal With TomTom For Smartphone Mapping Services

Arrangement with Dutch navigation devices and services provider comes as Huawei looks for ways around US trade ban imposed last…

2 years ago

Google Shuts Down Android Data Programme ‘Over Regulatory Fears’

Mobile Network Insights service provided aggregated, anonymised user data to mobile operators to help them spot network weaknesses

2 years ago

TfL Begins Collecting Data On Tube Passengers This Week

The anonymous tracking data is to be used to help passengers avoid congestion and improve transport policy

2 years ago

Google Unveils Developer Site For Mystery ‘Fuchsia’ Operating System

The open source project runs on Google's custom 'Zircon' kernel, and some have speculated it could be the successor to…

2 years ago

US To Relax Huawei Trade Ban Under China Trade Talks Deal

The US is to issue licences to some companies to sell to Huawei under a deal between the US and…

2 years ago

New Rules Allow Users To Switch Mobile Providers With A Single Text

From Monday users can switch to a new provider within one working day without notice period charges

2 years ago

Microsoft ‘Planning Android-Compatible Surface Device’

The device, which may arrive early next year, is said to have a folding form-factor and to run on Intel's…

2 years ago

Mobile Operators Worldwide Hit By Espionage Attacks

Researchers say an ongoing state-backed hacking campaign has made off with gigabytes of data on targeted individuals

2 years ago

EE Fined £100,000 Over Illegal Marketing Texts

Some 2.5 million direct marketing messages were sent to mobile customers without their consent

2 years ago

Study Finds Airline Apps Riddled With Security Bugs

Airlines' mobile apps typically contain an average of 21 vulnerabilities each and transmit data over multiple unsecured connections, researchers find

3 years ago

Privacy Groups Warn On ISPs’ ‘Widespread’ Use Of Deep Packet Inspection

The practice undermines the EU's existing net neutrality rules and also has worrying privacy implications, campaigners say

3 years ago

Ministers Call For Scottish Police To Delay Rollout Of Phone-Hacking Tech

MSPs say more work is needed on the privacy and human rights implications of the controversial tools, which bypass phone…

3 years ago

Study Finds ‘Systemic’ Mobile Financial App Insecurity

Tools including retail banking apps fail to take appropriate precautions to stop their software and systems from being hacked, researchers…

3 years ago

Researchers Hack Third-Party Car Alarms To Take Control Of Vehicles

Simple trick could have allowed attackers to take over an account, enabling vehicles to be stolen or even hijacked while…

3 years ago