smartphones

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…

4 days 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…

4 days 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…

4 days 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

4 weeks 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…

4 weeks 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…

2 months 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…

2 months 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,…

2 months 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…

2 months 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

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

3 months 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…

4 months 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

4 months 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…

6 months 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…

6 months 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…

7 months 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,…

7 months 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…

8 months ago

Huawei To Expand Harmony OS To More Devices Next Year

Huawei plans to use its Android alternative operating system in more gadgets next year, as it produces its first smartphones…

8 months ago

Unpatched Android Flaw Exploited To Steal Banking Logins

Unpatched 'StrandHogg' vulnerability found to be targeting at least 60 financial institutions, but could also be used to carry out…

8 months ago

Microsoft Pulls Plug On Cortana Mobile App For Some Users

Microsoft is set to end support for its Cortana iOS and Android apps in some regions as it integrates the…

9 months ago

US Commerce Department ‘Has Received 130 Huawei Exemption Requests’

Applications pile up, but department has yet to issue a single licence allowing US firms to get around Huawei blacklist,…

11 months ago

Huawei Sets Blacklist Cost At £8bn As It Introduces Latest AI Tech

Huawei introduces Ascend 910 AI chip and MindSpore framework as national security blacklist spurs efforts to reduce reliances on US…

12 months 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

12 months ago

Huawei Ready To Switch Phones From Android To HarmonyOS ‘At Any Time’

Chinese smartphone giant readies open source Android replacement as White House toughens stance on trade ban

12 months ago

Huawei To Sell HongMeng OS-Powered Smartphones This Year

Chinese manufacturing giant develops HongMeng as a possible Android alternative amidst ongoing trade tensions between US and China

1 year ago

EE Fined £100,000 Over Illegal Marketing Texts

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

1 year ago