News tagged with mobile phone industry

Gamification harnesses the power of games to motivate

Walk through any public area and you'll see people glued to their phones, playing mobile games like Game of War and Candy Crush Saga. They aren't alone. 59% of Americans play video games, and contrary to stereotypes, 48% of gamers ...

dateMar 19, 2015 in Software
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The future of CubeSats

(Phys.org) —To investigate climate change, scientists and engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center are developing the IceCube satellite, which will be no larger than a loaf of bread. In 2016, this ...

dateAug 18, 2014 in Space Exploration
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EU reform to scrap mobile roaming fees

The European Parliament on Thursday endorsed a sweeping package of EU telecommunications reforms, including a much-awaited measure to end roaming charges for cross-border mobile phone use.

dateApr 03, 2014 in Telecom
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Mobile phone health apps touted as lifesavers

Health-related applications for smartphones and tablets are a booming business, but in Africa and Asia "mobile health" could actually be a lifesaver for millions, industry leaders and aid organisations say.

dateMar 01, 2013 in Software
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Lightning-fast mobile hits speed bump in Europe

Lightning-fast fourth generation mobile networks are spreading rapidly worldwide, led by the United States, Japan and South Korea, but Europe lags behind and its economic crisis could brake investment, an ...

dateFeb 25, 2013 in Telecom
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