Nokia files patent suits against HTC, RIM, ViewSonic
Nokia, one of the world's leading mobile phone makers, said Wednesday it had filed patent infringement lawsuits against mobile phone and electronics groups HTC, RIM and ViewSonic in the United States and Germany.
Ergen lays out Dish Network's 10-year plan
(AP) -- Charlie Ergen, the billionaire who controls Dish Network Corp., has a 10-year plan to transform the satellite TV provider into a one-stop shop for Internet access, video and voice services at home and on the go.
Mobile apps raise new privacy concerns
Smartphone in hand, you tap into your local application store. You click on a nifty tool that promises to massage your belly and pat your head at the same time. But just as you're about to download it, you decide to click ...
Health monitoring? There's an app for that
Researchers in New Zealand have developed a prototype Bluetooth-enabled medical monitoring device that can be connected wirelessly to your smart phone and keep track of various physiological parameters, such as body temperature, ...
Facebook goes down in several European countries: company
Social network website Facebook, which has around 850 million users worldwide, went down in several mainly European countries on Wednesday for around two hours, users and the company said.
Telecoms groups fight back against free messaging
Just past the security gate for the world's largest cell phone trade show in Barcelona, executives of big mobile carriers can't avoid walking past a booth they would probably rather not see: It's for "Pinger," ...
Faster smartphones spark race for ways out of data crunch
Lighter, faster and even smarter smartphones will premiere at the world's biggest mobile fair next week, sparking a race for ways to prevent network overload from rendering the phones "dumb".
Calif. pledges better mobile privacy disclosures
(AP) -- Mobile applications seeking to collect personal information will have to forewarn users as part of an agreement reached in California.
NEC develops smartphone solution that automatically recommends the appropriate path of incoming calls
NEC Corporation announced today the development of smartphone software that automatically recommends the best path for a user's incoming calls based on the software's estimate of a smartphone's movement. This solution is ...
Worldwide mobile data traffic to rocket: Cisco
The amount of data sent to or from mobile gadgets around the world annually will rocket to hit the equivalent of 33 billion full-length DVD films by the year 2016, computer networking titan Cisco forecast ...
British firms warned of Olympics Internet gaps
British businesses are being warned of possible Internet breakdowns, data caps and "unavoidable" mobile phone problems during the London 2012 Olympics, in official advice from the Games organisers.
After IPO, Facebook will face new profit pressures
(AP) -- For all the huge numbers in Facebook's IPO papers, a surprisingly small figure stands out: $4.39, the amount the site generated per user last year.
S. Korea game maker vows tighter user security
South Korea's top games developer vowed Monday to tighten security after the personal information of 13 million users of its popular online game was leaked.