Is the new Apple ruthless at its core?
Apple's success in the digital music and mobile phone markets has transformed the company from an underdog with a cult following to a leader in the mass market. Investors recently made this change in status ...
Yahoo! banks on mobile devices for future growth
Yahoo! is banking on mobile devices for future growth -- particularly in Asia -- as consumers leapfrog cumbersome computers to access the Internet via feature-packed handheld gadgets.
Yahoo! buys mobile phone networking firm Koprol
Yahoo! has announced that it has acquired Koprol, an Indonesian Internet service that lets people use mobile telephones to instantly connect with nearby people and places.
UN: new group helps promote broadband
(AP) -- The International Telecommunication Union has set up a group headed by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim and Rwandan President Paul Kagame to help more countries get access to broadband connections.
Complex software systems -- heal thyself
(PhysOrg.com) -- Software underlies modern life, keeping everything from mobile phone networks functioning to planes in the air, but ensuring increasingly complex systems stay free of faults has become an ...
Japan phone makers team up to develop new platform
Four leading Japanese electronics makers said Monday they will team up with top network operator NTT DoCoMo to develop the operating system for its next-generation cellphones, due for launch next year.
Nokia posts euro349 million profit in Q1
(AP) -- Nokia Corp.'s first-quarter net profit surged to euro349 million ($467 million) from euro122 million a year earlier, with strong growth in smart phone sales and 3 percent growth in total revenue, the company said ...
Researchers show how to use mobiles to spy on people
Rapid rise in N.Korea mobile phone use: report
Mobile phone subscriptions are spreading fast in North Korea and could number 600,000 by the end of this year, a report said Monday.
Nokia launches cheaper smart phones
(AP) -- Nokia Corp. on Tuesday launched three less-expensive smart phones, including its first model expected to sell for under euro100 ($135) - in a strong move to grab new customers in emerging markets.
UK's O2 apologizes for smart phone service trouble
(AP) -- The head of mobile phone operator O2 has apologized to customers in the British capital who were unable to make calls after the group's network was swamped by people using smart phones such as Apple Inc.'s iPhone.
Samsung Launches M5650 Music Phone
Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Samsung M5650, a music-focused addition to its popular lineup of full touch screen handsets for young mobile users.
Grant awarded to improve the security of mobile devices and cellular networks
Smart phones -- like BlackBerrys and iPhones -- have become indispensable to today's highly mobile workforce and tech-savvy youngsters. While these devices keep friends and colleagues just a few thumb-taps ...
Nokia posts loss of $832 million in third quarter
(AP) -- World-leading mobile phone maker Nokia Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of euro559 million ($832 million) in the third quarter, taking hits from a 20 percent drop in sales and a one-time charge for the fallen value ...