Stolen SIM card keys could be powerful spy tool (Update)
It would be another powerful tool in the arsenal of US and British spy services: encryption keys for a large share of the SIM cards used for mobile phones.
Google teams up with 3 wireless carriers to combat Apple Pay
(AP)—Aiming to undercut Apple's latest hit service, Google is teaming up with three major U.S. wireless carriers to prod more people into using its mobile wallet.
Breakthrough solution for TX-to-RX isolation in reconfigurable, multiband front-end modules for mobile phones
At next week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain (MWC2015), imec, Murata and Huawei will present a stand-alone multiband electrical-balance duplexer in 0.18µm SOI CMOS. This type of duplexer is a ...
Ultra-low power radio transceiver enables truly wireless earbuds
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, taking place March 2nd-5th, NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) will demonstrate Near Field Magnetic Induction (NFMI) technology in a truly wireless earbud including wireless ...
Regulators move to toughen Internet provider rules
(AP)—Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile would have to act in the "public interest" when providing a mobile connection to your home or phone, under new rules being ...
YouTube releasing Android app for kid-friendly viewing
YouTube on Thursday revealed plans for the US release of a mobile application built with children—and their parents' concerns—in mind.
Ericsson sues Apple over patent violations
Swedish telecoms group Ericsson announced Friday a lawsuit against Apple claiming that the US tech giant continued to use its technology in iPhones and other wireless devices after refusing to renew a licencing ...
Cyber thugs taking data hostage
Marriage therapist Valerie Goss turned on her computer one day and found that all of her data was being held hostage.
Dutch SIM card maker investigating reported UK-US hack
A Dutch company that makes SIM cards for cellular phones says it is investigating reports that it was hacked by Britain's electronic spying agency in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency. ...
What factors motivate people to text while driving?
Nearly a third of adult drivers text while driving, despite the increased risk of accidents, stricter laws against it, and many awareness-raising efforts. What motivates this behavior and why it is so difficult to discourage ...
Internet access limited in developing world
Most people in the developing world do not use the Internet, with access limited by high costs, poor availability and a lack of relevant content, a Facebook report said Tuesday.