Cell network security holes revealed, with an app to test your carrier
Popular firewall technology designed to boost security on cellular networks can backfire, unwittingly revealing data that could help a hacker break into Facebook and Twitter accounts, a new study from the University of Michigan ...
China Mobile in talks with Apple over iPhone
China Mobile, the world's biggest mobile operator by subscribers, said Wednesday the company is in talks with Apple to offer the popular iPhone to its users in the Asian nation.
At least half of S.Korea cellphone users on smartphones
Smartphones now account for more than half of all South Korea's mobile phones following the iPhone's belated debut in the tech-savvy country in late 2009, according to industry figures.
Wi-Fi Alliance announces Passpoint program to start in June
Google ahead of Facebook in mobile space: US study
Google is leading Facebook in the race for smartphone users, a US survey showed Monday.
Walmart nominates Google star to board
Walmart, a bastion of mass-market retailing, turned to one of the tech world's brightest female stars to beef up its board of directors Monday, nominating Google highflyer Marissa Mayer.
Bharti Airtel offers 4G service in India
India's Bharti Airtel said on Tuesday it had become the first company in the country to offer high-speed Internet services using fourth-generation (4G) telecommunications technology.
China's mobile phone subscriptions top a billion
China said Friday it had broken the barrier of one billion mobile phone accounts at the end of February, as more people in the world's most populous country ditch fixed phones.
Google lets users monitor their online activity
Google on Wednesday began letting people get monthly reports summarizing what they have been up to at the Internet titan's free online services.
Mobile apps raise new privacy concerns
Smartphone in hand, you tap into your local application store. You click on a nifty tool that promises to massage your belly and pat your head at the same time. But just as you're about to download it, you decide to click ...
Health monitoring? There's an app for that
Researchers in New Zealand have developed a prototype Bluetooth-enabled medical monitoring device that can be connected wirelessly to your smart phone and keep track of various physiological parameters, such as body temperature, ...
Facebook goes down in several European countries: company
Social network website Facebook, which has around 850 million users worldwide, went down in several mainly European countries on Wednesday for around two hours, users and the company said.
Telecoms groups fight back against free messaging
Just past the security gate for the world's largest cell phone trade show in Barcelona, executives of big mobile carriers can't avoid walking past a booth they would probably rather not see: It's for "Pinger," ...
Universal charger tantalisingly close for mobiles
Mobile phone users are tantalisingly close to the day when they can power up any phone with the same charger.