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The mobile phone of the future will be implanted in your head

Implantable technology and driverless cars headline a number of bold predictions from the Davos World Economic Forum survey of 800 industry leaders on the effects of software on our society.

By 20 January 2016

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China's Huawei overtakes Microsoft as world's No. 3 mobile phone vendor

A higher market share for Huawei and a lower one for Microsoft have reversed the global rankings of the two, says research firm Strategy Analytics.

By 31 July 2015

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Microsoft feels the pain of a failed mobile-phone business

The company swings to a loss on the weight of layoffs and a writedown of its Nokia handset division.

By 22 July 2015

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Europe to kill mobile phone roaming fees in 2017

The European Commission's decision means that Europeans who travel within the EU will pay the same mobile phone charges they do in their home country.

By 1 July 2015

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Uber dodges 'covert' transport regulators by blocking mobile phones

State transport regulators in Australia have gone undercover in an attempt to fine UberX drivers for ridesharing, but Uber has thwarted these attempts by blocking their mobile phones from accessing the service.

By 15 January 2015

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A mobile phone with a rotary dial: Retro cool or retro fool?

You don't have to be a hipster to want a cell phone that dials like a rotary landline telephone, but it helps.

By 18 June 2014

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Sennheiser lends ears to Phonebloks modular mobile phone

The audio experts at Sennheiser are lending an ear to the Lego-like bolt-together Phonebloks modular mobile phone backed by Google.

By 12 May 2014

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Nokia hangs on to second place in mobile-phone market

Apple took third place last quarter but was hot on the heels of Nokia, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.

By 30 April 2014

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Comcast said to be concocting a wireless mobile phone plan

Word has it that the cable operator is working on a mobile service that will primarily rely on Wi-Fi to deliver voice, text messaging, and data services. When Wi-Fi isn’t available, the service will use spectrum from traditional cellular carriers.

By 9 April 2014

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Eye Tribe shows off working eye-tracking on a mobile phone

Earlier demos were done on Android tablets, but the software company showed off a proof of concept using a modified Samsung Galaxy Note II to demo its eye-tracking software at Showstoppers.

By 24 February 2014