HTC smartphones blocked by US customs
US mobile carrier Sprint said Wednesday it was delaying the introduction of an Android smartphone from Taiwan's HTC after the devices were blocked by US customs.
China Mobile in talks with Apple over iPhone
China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile operator by subscribers, said Wednesday the company is in talks with Apple to offer the popular iPhone to its users in the Asian nation.
Sales of handset arm lifts Sweden's Ericsson in QI
(AP) -- LM Ericsson, the world-leading wireless equipment maker in terms of market share, saw its first quarter profits more than double, largely on the back of proceeds made from the sale of its stake in handset maker Sony ...
Skype debuts on PlayStation Vita game handsets
Skype made its debut Tuesday on PlayStation Vita, making its leading Internet video or voice calling service available on Sony's sophisticated videogame handset.
Smartphone maker HTC posts 70 percent profit drop
(AP) -- Taiwan smartphone maker HTC Corp. reported a 70 percent drop in first quarter profit as it faces keener competition from Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
Nokia posts $1.2 billion Q1 loss as sales plunge
(AP) -- Struggling cellphone maker Nokia Corp. blamed tougher-than-expected competition, particularly in the smartphone market, for a huge (EURO)929 million ($1.2 billion) net loss in the first three months ...
S. Korea seeks ways to disable 'silent camera' apps
South Korea is seeking ways to disable smartphone apps that allow users to silently snap photos in a bid to prevent Peeping Toms from secretly photographing women, an official said Wednesday.
Smartphones taking over US market: study
Nearly half of US mobile phone owners have smartphones, with adoption of Internet-linked handsets rocketing in the past year, according to findings released on Thursday by the Nielsen research firm.
Japan's Elpida to be delisted from Tokyo Stock Exchange
Japan's Elpida Memory, one of the world's top microchip makers, is set to be delisted from the Tokyo Stock Exchange Wednesday in the biggest corporate failure in Japanese manufacturing history.
Taiwan's HTC unveils smartphone with powerful camera
Taiwan's HTC on Monday unveiled the smartphones that it said would allow users to "retire" their digital cameras, as it sought to fight back against rivals Apple and Samsung.
China smartphone market 'to overtake US'
China is set to be the biggest smartphone market this year after shipments in the second-half of 2011 outstripped the US, a technology research firm said.
Dish closes on 2 purchases key to broadband plans
(AP) -- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. has completed its purchase of two satellite operators whose licenses it hopes to use to offer broadband access that can help it compete better with cable TV and phone companies.
Mobile industry champions paying with phones
Paying with a mobile phone is gradually become a reality for consumers, with banks, telecommunications operators and Internet players all jumping in to offer payment options.
Twitter expands ad program to mobile users
Twitter said Tuesday it was expanding its advertising program to mobile users, the latest bid by the short-messaging service to boost its money-making efforts.