News tagged with mobile phone network

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, ...

Mar 09, 2012
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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," ...

Mar 01, 2012
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Digital photos could put kids at risk

A study published in the International Journal of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics this month suggests that parents and carers could be putting children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically "geota ...

Feb 09, 2012
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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.

Feb 05, 2012
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SK Telecom Q4 net profit falls on higher spending

South Korea's largest mobile carrier SK Telecom said Thursday its fourth-quarter net profit fell 61 percent year-on-year due to higher spending on next-generation network technology and lower fees.

Feb 02, 2012
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GSM phones -- call them unsafe, says security expert

(PhysOrg.com) -- A German security expert has issued a warning that billions of mobile phone users who depend on GSM networks are vulnerable to having their personal mail hacked. He blames the problem on network ...

Dec 27, 2011 report
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Nokia to delist from Frankfurt exchange

Nokia Corp. has applied to delist from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange because of falling trading volumes of its shares, the world's largest mobile phone maker said Thursday.

Nov 24, 2011
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Scientists meet to discuss usefulness of GMT

Leading scientists from around the world are meeting in Britain from Thursday to consider a proposal that could eventually see Greenwich Mean Time relegated to a footnote in history.

Nov 03, 2011
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UK: Disorder no excuse to clamp down on Internet

(AP) -- Governments must not clamp down on Internet and mobile phone networks at times of social unrest, the British government said Tuesday - weeks after suggesting police should do just that during riots.

Nov 02, 2011
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FCC unveils rules for rural broadband fund

Federal regulators have unveiled a plan for overhauling the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor. It redirects the money toward broadband expansion.

Oct 27, 2011
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