Every hour of every day cell phones are generating data which transportation planners, real estate developers and investors use to help them to understand traffic flows, shopping patterns and population shifts.
James Lathrop used to look forward to getting text messages - until Uber got his cell phone number. The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company has allegedly bombarded him with at least 19 texts in the past two months, urging ...
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.
Over the telephone, in jail and online, a new digital bounty is being harvested: the human voice.
US telecom giant Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4 million fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials said Wednesday.
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.
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 ...
Brightly coloured fibre-glass cows at this week's Glastonbury festival will provide free WiFi to let revellers upload images at high speed.
US regulators called Tuesday for more transparency from data brokers, citing potential for abuse in a rapidly growing industry that buys and sells information on people's Internet and offline activities.
They fit in a pocket, have batteries that last all week and are almost indestructible: old-school Nokias, Ericssons and Motorolas are making a comeback as consumers tired of fragile and overly-wired smartphones go retro.