Mobile ads boom raises privacy concerns
A boom in mobile adverts that can target individual smartphone and tablet users is raising deep concerns over the protection of private data, industry leaders say.
Video making second mobile revolution
Smartphones and tablets are driving a mobile revolution, allowing video to take the lead in a business once dominated by voice calls, industry players and experts say.
Tech therapy for smartphone-stressed mobile operators
It is not an easy time for mobile operators -- smartphones have touched off a data traffic explosion without revenues to match, but a little tech-therapy is at hand.
Could smartphones go stupid?
Smartphones are rapidly becoming ubiquitous, but they risk becoming a victim of their own success, so clogging networks they are unable to do many of the smart applications that fuelled their sales.
Smartphones to run operators into the red in 3 years
Rocketing smartphone use could drive mobile operators into losses in three years unless they rapidly adopt technology to capture more revenue from data services, according to a US network company.
Pay for a latte by mobile at Starbucks
US coffee chain Starbucks on Wednesday began allowing customers in its US stores to keep their cash and credit cards in their wallets and pay for their drinks with mobile phones.
New data storage method optimized
Increasingly more memory on increasingly smaller surfaces; the storage capacity on mobile equipment is improving every day. Johan Engelen from the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology of the University of Twente ...
Chase for India's rural rupee inspires tech innovations
India's hunger for new technology is as sharp in its countless small villages as in its shiny office towers or shopping malls -- and businesses are waking up to an area of massive potential growth.
Google agrees to delete Street View data in Britain
Google has agreed to delete private emails and passwords mistakenly picked up from wireless networks in Britain by its Street View cars, the British information commissioner said Friday.
Electronic searching aid for parents
Just a short call and the "Kidfinder" lets you know where your child is right now via SMS. It can be built into a game console and the locating unit even combines GPS position fixing with GSM tracking. In the best-case scenario, ...
'Keyless keyboards' coming for mobile computing (w/ Video)
Japan's Renesas to buy Nokia wireless modem operations
Japan's Renesas Electronics Corp. said Tuesday it had reached an agreement to buy the wireless modem operations of mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. in a 200 million dollar deal.
Gov't plans to double available wireless spectrum
(AP) -- The Obama administration intends to nearly double the available amount of wireless communications spectrum over the next 10 years in an effort to keep up with the ever-growing demand for high-speed ...
The automotive internet, from vision to reality
(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers developed a vision for a new, cooperative traffic system based on advanced communication hardware and software, a kind of automotive internet; they also created all the ...