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.
Finnish researchers reduce smart phones power consumption by more than 70 percent
Researchers at Aalto University in Finland have designed a network proxy that can cut the power consumption of 3G smart phones up to 74 percent.
Industry says Africa fastest growing mobile market
(AP) -- Sure, 24-year-old Gertrude Kitongo cherishes a cell phone as a link to family and friends, from her grandmother in a Ugandan village to former schoolmates in Zimbabwe.
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.
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.
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.
Are you a next generation user of the internet?
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new survey shows that nearly half of internet users in Britain are Next Generation Users, who routinely access the internet on the move using portable devices more than ...
Moody's downgrades LG's outlook to negative
Credit ratings agency Moody's on Thursday downgraded its outlook on South Korea's LG Electronics to negative, saying its position in the mobile phone business has weakened considerably.
Study finds human communication is 'bursty'
Researchers in Spain have investigated the temporal patterns of human communication and how the latter impacts the spread of information in social networks. The results, published in the journal Physical Re ...
Hacker drone launches airborne cyber attacks
Computer security specialists showed off a homemade drone aircraft Friday capable of launching airborne cyber attacks, hijacking mobile phone calls, or even delivering a dirty bomb.
Uzbekistan 'halts mobile Internet, SMS' for exam day
Mobile operators in Uzbekistan suspended Internet and messaging services for the duration of nationwide university entrance exams Tuesday in an apparent bid to prevent cheating, a report said.
Ericsson reports profit leap, shares slump
Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported Thursday a 65 percent jump in second quarter net profit on strong sales but this still fell short of expectations and its shares slumped.
S. Korea firm to launch mega-fast wireless service
South Korea's top mobile carrier SK Telecom said it would launch its super-fast 4G wireless service Friday to meet growing demand from users of smartphones and tablet computers.
Air quality sensors take a ride on Swiss city buses
Rather than installing stations on fixed towers, why not use mobile sensors spread out over the whole city to get better air quality measurements? OpenSense, a project run by four laboratories at EPFL and ...