smartphones

LG Quits Smartphone Business, Citing Losses

LG, which introduced first-ever capacitive touchscreen smartphone, to stop making phones after failing to compete against Apple and Samsung

2 months ago

Snapchat Owner ‘Explored Ways’ Of Violating Apple’s Privacy Rules

Snap, owner of Snapchat, admits it conducted tests into tech that could bypass Apple's privacy controls to track iPhone users

2 months ago

Oppo Shows ‘Expanding Phone’ Prototype

Oppo provides hands-on demonstrations of Oppo X 2021 smartphone prototype with flexible OLED display that rolls and unrolls inside device

3 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…

4 months ago

Samsung Warns Auto Chip Shortage May Affect Smartphones

Global shortage in semiconductors for automobiles could have a knock-on effect disrupting orders for mobile devices, says world's biggest memory…

5 months 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…

5 months ago

Huawei Launches Flagship Mate 40 Line Amidst Sanctions

Huawei launches Mate 40 devices with advanced 5-nanometre Kirin 9000 processor, even as new sanctions threaten to cut off its…

8 months ago

US Regulator Demands New Hearing On Qualcomm Decision

US Federal Trade Commission asks appeals court to reconsider decision that struck down landmark Qualcomm antitrust injunction

9 months ago

ARM Sold To Nvidia As Critics Blast Deal

Labour urges government to step in to ensure ARM retains its British headquarters as SoftBank agrees sale to Silicon Valley-based…

9 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…

11 months ago

Huawei Set For £10m Laptop Push As UK-China Relations Deteriorate

Huawei to launch £10m UK laptop marketing push this month, as China's ambassador to UK says relations have become 'seriously…

11 months 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…

11 months ago

Government ‘Planning 2025 Deadline’ For Huawei Removal

Government expected to give mobile operators five years to remove all Huawei equipment after companies warned of service blackouts

11 months ago

Facebook Code Changes Crashes Dozens Of iOS Apps – Again

Popular iPhone and iPad apps such as Spotify, Tinder, TikTok and Waze offline for hours after Facebook makes changes to…

11 months ago

Norway Shuts Down Contact Tracing App After Data Warning

Norway's health authority says it will pause data collection and delete all collected data after country's data regulator says the…

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

Smartphone Sales See Record Decline Due To Pandemic

Huawei sees biggest year-on-year sales drop for first quarter, but maintains No. 2 position after Samsung and ahead of Apple,…

1 year ago

Google Postpones Android 11 Launch Event

The virtual launch event for Android's next version, originally set for this week, has been pushed back amidst civil unrest…

1 year ago

Bluetooth Standard Vulnerable To Unpatched Spoofing Attack

Researchers warn of weaknesses affecting all Bluetooth-compliant devices – just as governments roll out coronavirus apps reliant on the tech

1 year ago

Huawei Calls Latest US Export Measures ‘Arbitrary And Pernicious’

Telecoms equipment giant says its survival is at stake with regulatory changes that would cut off its access to semiconductors…

1 year ago

O2 Legal Challenge Could Delay 5G Spectrum Auction

O2 has voiced concerns about the organisation of the UK's upcoming auction of 5G spectrum, creating the prospect of a…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

Apple, Google Bring Forward Virus Tracing Tech Amidst Privacy Row

Apple and Google speed up development of contact tracing API, as France and Germany accuse Apple and Google of holding…

1 year ago

Chinese-Backed Firm Commits To UK Headquarters For Imagination Technologies

Chinsese state-financed Canyon Bridge tells MPs it plans to keep iPhone tech maker headquartered in the UK, amidst row over…

1 year ago

Smartphone Scheme Aims To Track Coronavirus While Protecting Privacy

Boston University proposal would involve tracking randomly generated IDs via short-range broadcasts as means to contain coronavirus infections

1 year ago

US Renews Pressure On UK Over Huawei In 5G Networks

Senior US officials say they will continue to work with the UK over finding 5G alternatives, following decision to allow…

1 year ago

Huawei Beats Apple To Reach No. 2 Smartphone Spot

Huawei second only to Samsung for full-year 2019 sales, in spite of US ban, while iPhone 11 boosts Apple to…

1 year 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…

1 year ago

The State of Mobile

What is the current state of mobile, and how will this sector develop over the next few years? For businesses,…

1 year ago

Reporters Use Leaked Location Data To Track President Trump

New York Times follows Donald Trump's movements in real time as part of exposé into lack of regulation around smartphone…

1 year ago