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Beyond phones and 5G, mobile world seeks to reinvent itself

Posted on: February 25th, 2017 | No Comments
Seeking to escape a cycle of falling prices and tight regulation, big telecom operators from Vimpelcom (VIP.O) to Telefonica (TEF.MC) are set to reinvent themselves as internet players to escape...

TransferWise launches international money transfers via Facebook

Posted on: February 21st, 2017 | No Comments
Money transfer company TransferWise has launched a new service that allows users to send money internationally through Facebook Inc’s chat application, as competition in the digital payments landscape intensifies. The...

Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

Posted on: February 17th, 2017 | No Comments
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the...

Facebook launches app for watching its videos on TV

Posted on: February 15th, 2017 | No Comments
Facebook Inc is launching an app for smart TVs that will help the social network’s users enjoy its videos on a bigger screen. The app will roll out soon from...

Mobile app helps China recover hundreds of missing children

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 | No Comments
A mobile app helped Chinese authorities recover hundreds of missing children last year, Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, in a country where child trafficking is rampant. The Ministry of...

Samsung Electronics says battery caused Note 7 fires, may delay new phone launch

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause...

Impact of job-stealing robots a growing concern at Davos

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 | No Comments
Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines. And while business leaders gathered...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg questioned at trial over virtual-reality technology

Posted on: January 18th, 2017 | No Comments
  Facebook Inc (FB.O) chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the witness stand in Dallas federal court on Tuesday and denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual-reality technology...

Samsung Electronics to reveal Galaxy Note 7 probe results ‘very soon’

Posted on: January 6th, 2017 | No Comments
Samsung Electronics America’s President and Chief Operating Officer Tim Baxter said on Wednesday the South Korean company was doing everything to make sure the problems with the Galaxy Note 7...

Apple to cut iPhone production in first quarter of 2017: report

Posted on: January 3rd, 2017 | No Comments
  Apple Inc. will trim production of iPhones by about 10 percent in the January-March quarter of 2017, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Thursday, citing calculations based on data...