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Web tech helps Telefonica and O2 move calling beyond the phone

European carrier giant Telefonica, parent company of the UK's O2, has embraced WebRTC technology so its customers just need a browser to make calls. Too bad about Apple's Safari, though.

By February 26, 2015

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AT&T's smart home service goes overseas: Telefonica to test it out

Spanish carrier Telefonica agrees to license AT&T's Digital Life home automation and security platform.

By September 8, 2014

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Telefonica's Yotam Ben-Ami fights for Firefox phones (Q&A)

The Spanish carrier has a lot riding on Mozilla's mobile OS. Its director of open Web devices reveals Latin America sales data that show Firefox OS has a shot at becoming the third mobile OS.

By October 18, 2013

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Google's mobile network could offer free international 'roaming'

Negotiations with Hutchison Whampoa could mean subscribers get free use of mobile phone networks in the UK, Hong Kong, and other countries, according to the UK's Independent.

By April 5, 2015

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Telefonica tunes in Rhapsody's Napster for streaming music

Telefonica Digital picks the music industry's original digital disrupter -- now a by-the-books subscription service -- as its favored streaming music provider, and it could take a stake in Rhapsody.

By October 16, 2013

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Pinterest creates exclusive Android widget for Telefonica

The pinning social network could get millions of new users with a widget to be featured on the home screen of Telefonica smartphones and tablets.

By October 10, 2013

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​Sigfox finds partners for its contrarian network tech

Messages just 12 bytes long seem absurdly short for networking. But they're the foundation for this French company's growing network business.

By March 4, 2015

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'I can't figure out why someone would buy a Tizen phone': Ubuntu boss talks Android alternatives

We spoke to Ubuntu's mobile boss, Cristian Parrino, to find out how the operating system is different from Android, Firefox and Tizen.

By March 3, 2015

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​Mozilla to open first-world front in Firefox OS war

A partnership with Verizon and other carriers is aimed at bringing the browser-based operating system to wealthy countries. But don't expect ordinary slab-of-glass phones.

By March 1, 2015

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​Sigfox raises $115M to expand Internet of Things network globally

Traditional carriers hope to profit from the push to connect all manner of electronic devices to the Net, but a French startup just took a little wind from their sails.

By February 11, 2015