Will your next phone be Fair Trade?
Organic, cage-free or home-grown? We think about our purchasing ethics in many areas of daily life, but not often about technology.
China may mean gold for Apple
It could be a huge breakthrough for Apple to win a place in the line-up of China's largest telecom provider and a big shakeup for the smartphone market.
EU clears Microsoft Nokia mobile phone deal
The European Commission approved on Wednesday Microsoft's nearly 5.5-billion-euro takeover of the mobile phone business of Finland's Nokia which once dominated the global industry.
Low-cost Free stirs up French mobile market
Low-cost telecom company Free stirred up France's mobile phone market on Tuesday by announcing an offer that includes 4G data services without additional cost to the customer.
Mobile check deposit reaches Canada
Canadians can now deposit checks using their mobile phones, after one of the country's biggest banks announced Wednesday it was launching the feature that is already popular in other countries.
Niger cuts off third of mobile phones to stop crime
Niger has deactivated a third of its mobile phone connections to curb anonymous phone calls used for criminal activity, the country's telecoms regulator has announced.
Hooking phishers of men and women
Phishing is a fraudulent attempt seeking to acquire money, confidential information or other gain such as usernames, passwords or credit card details from people by masquerading as a trustworthy entity such as a bank, service ...
The future of mobile: Smart watches and sweet smelling mobiles
As the mobile phone industry undergoes sweeping changes, Professor Adrian Cheok, Professor of Pervasive Computing, discusses smart watches, haptics and mobile phones that send text messages and sweet fragrances.
The amount of iron in our blood can be measured using a mobile phone
Researchers from the University of Burgos (Spain) have developed a smart material which changes colour based on the amount of iron in a fluid, whether it be water, wine or blood serum. Afterwards, if the ...
Taiwan firm sues Samsung for patent infringement
A Taiwanese electronics company said Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against South Korean tech giant Samsung for allegedly infringing on its optics technology patents.
Carriers reject kill switch for stolen smartphones (Update)
Samsung Electronics, the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, has proposed installing a built-in anti-theft measure known as a "kill switch" that would render stolen or lost phones inoperable, but the biggest U.S. carriers ...
Nokia shareholders approve mobile phone sale to Microsoft (Update)
Nokia shareholders voted overwhelmingly Tuesday in favour of selling the company's mobile business to US software giant Microsoft in an attempt to reinvent the once-proud Finnish telecoms titan.
Nokia shareholders to vote on mobile sale to Microsoft
Nokia's shareholders were set Tuesday to vote on a historic decision to sell the Finnish company's mobile business to Microsoft, as the once-proud Nordic brand struggled to regain its edge.
Gaming-grade headphones and keyboards stand out
Gaming on a PC is an endeavor that can be tinkered with forever. You can add memory, faster hard drives, liquid-cooling plumbing, chassis fans and much more. At the end of the day, though, the gaming experience ...