News tagged with mobile services

Shift to mobile Internet hits Baidu profit

(AP)—Baidu Inc., which operates China's leading search engine, said Thursday its quarterly profit edged down 0.4 percent as it spent heavily to promote mobile services amid an industrywide scramble to keep up with users ...

Feb 27, 2014
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WeChat: China's popular mobile messaging app

As Facebook snaps up smartphone messaging service WhatsApp for a monumental $19 billion in cash and shares, focus has turned to its rivals. Here are some background facts about China's popular mobile messaging applicatio ...

Feb 20, 2014
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Lufthansa expands in-flight smartphone usage

Lufthansa, Germany's biggest airline, said Thursday it will allow passengers to use a range of mobile electronic devices in flight on all Airbus aircraft starting from next month.

Feb 13, 2014
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Philippines allows phone use on planes

The Philippines' civil aviation authority said Tuesday it would allow passengers to use mobile phones and laptops to make calls and access the Internet during flights.

Jan 01, 2014
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China issues 4G mobile licences

China has issued licences for "fourth generation", or 4G, mobile phone services, the government said Wednesday, in a move to boost economic growth and job creation.

Dec 04, 2013
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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.

Dec 03, 2013
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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 ...

Nov 25, 2013
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Deezer aims to enter US market in 2014

Online music streaming service Deezer aims to expand to the United States next year, one of the last remaining untapped markets for the French pioneer of legal music services, the company's co-founder said ...

Nov 20, 2013
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