Forgotten by telecoms, Mexico town runs cell service
Left out by telecom firms like the one owned by billionaire Carlos Slim, a remote Mexican mountain village now runs its own mobile phone network to communicate with the outside world.
S.Korea's traditional markets go high-tech
Seoul's traditional markets—bustling, narrow streets of small vendors selling cheap, fresh produce—have largely opted out of the high-tech charge to make the South Korean capital one of the most wired ...
US teens love apps, not tracking
American teenagers love their smartphone apps, but many are avoiding them, due to fears about privacy and location tracking.
China Telecom profit rises after it offers iPhone
State-owned China Telecom, the country's third biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, said Wednesday that profits grew in the first half of the year as revenue from iPhone sales kicked in.
Skepticism as NKorea shows home-grown smartphone
North Korea's announcement that it is mass producing a home-grown smartphone has been met with skepticism in the tech industry in South Korea and abroad.
China Mobile 1H profit edges up just 1.5 percent
State-owned China Mobile's first half-profit rose just 1.5 percent as the world's biggest phone company by subscribers grappled with rising competition.
Windows 8.1 set for October 18 release
A tweaked version of Microsoft's Windows operating system which restores the "Start" button missed by users and updates other features will be available on October 18, the company said Wednesday.
TV-over-Internet service Aereo continues expansion
Aereo is accelerating the expansion of its $8-a-month service providing broadcast television over the Internet.
Facebook's 'mobile first' strategy pays off on Wall Street
Just one year ago, the world's largest social network was in Wall Street's doghouse. Facebook Inc.'s highly touted stock market debut had fizzled, and the company's share price was spiraling lower and lower, as critics charged ...
Boosting productivity and inspiring innovation through the cloud
An EU-funded project that aims to demonstrate the importance of mobile cloud computing to EU business was presented recently at the Future Network and Mobile Summit in Lisbon, Portugal. Through the launch ...
Review: Motorola phone notable for customization
In the four decades since Motorola first showed off a prototype of the world's first cellphone, the company has watched Apple, Samsung and other innovators surpass it in sales. With Google as its new owner, ...
NEC's quarterly loss swells as it abandons smartphones
NEC said Wednesday its net loss swelled in the three months to June, as the Japanese information technology giant announced plans to exit its once-dominant smartphone business.
Facebook toys with mobile game publishing
Facebook on Tuesday got into the business of publishing mobile games, offering developers help at going global with smartphone or tablet titles in exchange for a share of revenue.
Samsung's 2Q profit record high but below forecast
(AP)—Samsung Electronics reported a record-high profit for a sixth straight quarter but still disappointed investors who had higher expectations for the world's largest smartphone maker.