Lenovo's annual revenue up 20% but profits miss target (Update)
China's Lenovo said Thursday revenue rose 20 percent in its past fiscal year, helped by its purchase of Motorola, but net profit growth slowed to just one percent.
Europe's Altice enters US cable frenzy with Suddenlink deal
There's a new player in the U.S. cable dating game.
Microsoft's Bing search engine to go 'mobile friendly'
Microsoft said Thursday its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites, an acknowledgment of the growing importance of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Startup's advertising platform provides free mobile data to prepaid cellphone users in developing countries
In an unassuming office building in downtown Boston, a midsized tech startup founded by an MIT alumnus has a reach of more than half of the world's population.
SK Hynix Q1 net profit up 61 percent on-year
South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix saw its net profit shoot up 61 percent on-year in the first quarter on strong demand for chips for new mobile devices, the company said Thursday.
Microsoft to launch first flagship store outside US in Sydney
Microsoft on Tuesday said it will open its first flagship store outside the United States in Sydney, as the technology giant expands its physical footprint to take on global rivals Apple and Samsung.
Cash may be king, but smartphones seek to rule at the register
Using your smartphone to make payments in shops or public transport should become more widespread this year, but its supremacy will depend on how successful retailers are in enticing people to keep their ...
Facebook fends off telecom firms' complaints
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg fended off complaints on Monday that the hugely popular social network was getting a free ride out of telecom operators who host its service on smartphones.
Google to offer own cellular network plan
Google will soon be offering cellular network plans in a bid to bridge the gap between the realms of Internet services and mobile device software it dominates.
Ubuntu's foray into phones brings a fresh approach, but will consumers take to it?
A new arrival into an extremely competitive market, the first Ubuntu-powered phone has finally gone on sale in Europe – two years after a failed attempt to generate crowdfunding nevertheless raised US$12m. A sleek, polished rectangle, it appears much ...
LG Electronics in red in 4Q on plasma TV business closure
LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it has lost money in the fourth quarter as costs from the closure of its plasma TV operations offset a recovery in its mobile phone business.
Hutchison offers $15B for Telefonica's UK mobile phone unit
Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing's flagship company said Friday it's offering about $15 billion for the British business of European mobile phone operator Telefonica.
Samsung starts sales of $90 Tizen smartphone in India
Samsung Electronics Co. started selling a $90 smartphone in India on Wednesday that runs on the company's Tizen software, its first major break from Google's Android operating system in the mobile phone market.
Dish unveils its slimmer, cheaper online TV service at CES
Hoping to attract more customers by offering less TV, Dish Network executives announced Monday that they will soon launch a slimmed-down - OK, emaciated - online TV service for $20 a month.