Policing sex trafficking in the digital age

As MIT graduate student Mitali Thakor speaks about her research in a Cambridge coffee shop, an AMBER Alert from Abington, Massachusetts, lights up her iPhone, interrupting her midsentence as she describes her studies of anti-trafficking ...

Smartphones, Twitter help gauge crowd size

Data from smartphones and Twitter can accurately show the size of a crowd, helping first responders in an emergency, a study on Wednesday said.

Foreign companies feel China targets them in investigations

Nearly half of foreign companies in China feel singled out in a wave of anti-monopoly and other investigations, and a growing number are deciding not to expand their investments, the American Chamber of Commerce in China ...

China's Xiaomi stopped from selling handsets in India

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. has been barred by an Indian court from selling its handsets in the country for allegedly infringing mobile phone technology patented by Ericsson.

China Unicom 1H profit jumps on 3G, 4G revenue

State-owned phone company China Unicom said Thursday its first-half profit jumped on higher mobile data revenue and lower fees to connect to a rival's network.

Deal creating top German mobile company gets OK (Update)

In a deal that creates Germany's biggest mobile phone company in terms of customers, the European Union's antitrust authority on Wednesday approved network operator Telefonica's bid to buy its competitor E-Plus under certain ...

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