Microsoft drops Nokia name from smartphones
Microsoft said Friday it was dropping the Nokia name from its Lumia smartphones, rebranding following the acquisition earlier this year of the Finnish group's handset division.
Nokia posts higher Q3 profits on one-off tax gain
Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia said Thursday its third quarter profits more than quadrupled from a year ago, helped mostly by a one-off tax-related gain.
More hackers targeting mobile phones to get bank info, survey says
Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to get into bank accounts of victims and steal money, security researchers said Tuesday.
Millions of voiceprints quietly being harvested
Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice.
With Z3, Sony brings phones to US faster
A new version of Sony's Xperia Z3 smartphone will soon be available through Verizon, the nation's largest wireless carrier. It joins a model coming to T-Mobile. The phones are hitting U.S. stores on the heels ...
Nokia suspends production at Indian handset factory
Finnish telecom equipment group Nokia said Tuesday it was halting production in its Indian factory near Chennai and that a dispute with local tax authorities was hindering finding a buyer for the facility that employs 7,000 ...
Mesh networks and Firechat make 'switching off the internet' that much harder
The events in Hong Kong have seen technology play a huge role in organising political protest, as much as in the days of the Arab Spring of 2011. But governments have become wise to the potential influence of Twitter, Fa ...
Enhancing fuel cell efficiency
Researchers in the renewable energy sector are working hard in this respect. In this context, researchers in the UPV/EHU's Department of Applied Chemistry are exploring possible solutions to improve the efficiency ...
The digital divide is narrowing but more needs to be done
The ease of buying shoes or managing our banking over a mobile phone connected to the internet has changed our expectations regarding accessible services. But not everyone is connected to the internet in ...
Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to new messaging app
A social messaging app that allows users to contact each other even if a mobile phone network is overloaded or switched off has become a hit among tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters.
Intel invests up to $1.5B in China mobile venture
(AP)—Intel will pay up to $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in a Chinese venture that will design and make Intel-branded chips for mobile phones and other electronics.
Project aims to turn mobile phones into detectors of disease-spreading insects
Insects transmit many of the world's most infectious diseases, but there has been a decline in the expertise needed to recognize species of insects most likely to transmit illness to people.
Sony forecasts $2B loss as smartphones lag (Update)
Sony expects its annual loss to swell to $2 billion and has canceled dividends for the first time in more than half a century after writing down the value of its troubled smartphone business.
Apple a decade behind Japan mobile payment curve
Apple's proud announcement that its new iPhone could be used to buy goods in a single swipe left customers non-plussed in Japan, where mobile contactless payments have been normal fare for a decade.