News tagged with mobile phone network

China's mobile users must show ID to get number

Cellphone customers in China must provide identification from Wednesday to purchase a new number, state media said -- the latest step by Beijing to tighten curbs over the world's largest mobile market.

Sep 01, 2010
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Tough Indian telecom rules spark foreign backlash

(AP) -- Telecom companies and trade groups are urging India to soften tough new security regulations on foreign telecommunications companies - believed to be aimed at China - which they say could set a troubling global precedent ...

Aug 03, 2010
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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 ...

Jun 16, 2010
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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.

May 10, 2010
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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 ...

May 03, 2010
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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.

Apr 26, 2010
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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 ...

Apr 22, 2010
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Researchers show how to use mobiles to spy on people

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have demonstrated how it is possible to use GSM (Global System for Mobile communications) data along with a few tools to track down a person’s mobile phone number and their location, ...

Apr 22, 2010 report
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