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The Impact of Smartphones on Sport

Mobile Industry Review - ‎5 hours ago‎
One of the most impressive innovations from the mobile app world with regards to sport is the wealth of streaming apps you can now download.
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News: EE aims to cover the entire UK with 4G

Mobile Industry Review - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
The UK mobile network EE said this week it will increase coverage over the UK by expanding 4G to more than 95 percent of the country by 2020.
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T-Mobile refuses to go away in the wireless carrier war

Business Insider - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
This move, along with slowing smartphone adoption and other forces in the mobile industry, killed the two-year contract and initiated an ongoing price war between carriers.
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News: by 2017 all phones sold in India will have a "panic button"

Mobile Industry Review - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Many of today's mobile phones have featured GPS for years, but there are still a significant number of budget devices and feature phone models that don't.

Indian mobile tower industry set to double by 2020: Deloitte

ZDNet - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The number of mobile towers in India is likely to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3 percent over the next four to five years, going from an estimated current figure of around 400,000 to 1.2 million by 2020, according to a Deloitte ...

News: BBC to overhaul mobile news strategy

Mobile Industry Review - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
The BBC has appointed James Harding, the former Times editor, to revamp its news, mobile and online offerings in an overhaul to the division that will suffer cuts of £80 million over the next 6 years.

Abrupt Saudization of mobile industry impractical and may backfire: experts

Al-Bawaba - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
However, Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry Telecommunication and Information Technology Committee member Haitham Buaishah said he supports the ministry's decision as it will encourage more small and medium enterprises in the ...

Microsoft's Word Flow Keyboard Comes to iOS

Top Tech News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Independent technology analyst Jeff Kagan told us that if Word Flow is successful, it could be a game changer for mobile device owners.

Ecuador quake death toll jumps to 646, one week on

Daily Times - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Sir: The automobile manufacturers of Pakistan have claimed in the newspaper that they have attained the localization of 50-70% of all automobiles in Pakistan in the last two years, which provides them with parts that are 25% cheaper.

MIA 2016: Retail shortlists revealed

Mobile Today - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
The retail shortlists for the 2016 Mobile Industry Awards are the latest to be revealed as anticipation for the event in June continues to build.
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Chip Industry Saw Another Year of Consolidation

Top Tech News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Several Silicon Valley semiconductor stalwarts cashed in their chips in 2015, again shrinking the number of companies in an industry faced with slowing sales, new challenges in keeping up with Moore's Law and competition in the Internet of Things.

THE WIRELESS CARRIERS REPORT: Industry shake-ups, ripple effects across mobile, and the big changes ahead

Businessinsider India - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
The wireless industry is in a state of flux. AT&T and Verizon have dominated the carrier market over the past seven years while T-Mobile and Sprint have struggled to gain subscribers. Then in 2013, T-Mobile tweaked its strategy to turn around its business.

5 lessons learnt from SA mobile payments industry

Disrupt Africa - ‎7 hours ago‎
Johan Meyer is chief executive officer (CEO) of Cape Town-based Wallettec, which specialises in digital wallet integration in East and Southern Africa, Asia and Canada.

Smart capture in the finance industry: Mobile's latest chapter

ITProPortal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Mobile technology has given birth to an age where mobility has become the foundation of any successful platform. The finance industry knows this better than any other sector. From a hotel room to the backseat of an Uber, today's office can be anywhere ...

Yahoo Reshuffles Board in Truce with Rebellious Shareholder

Top Tech News - ‎21 hours ago‎
Yahoo has reached a truce with an activist investor threatening to oust CEO Marissa Mayer and the rest of its board, removing a major distraction as the company evaluates bids to buy its Internet operations.

Three/O2 merger on the brink as mobile industry rallies

Mobile Today - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Speaking to Mobile, he explained that under the right conditions, the merger would give the industry a chance to fix the MVNO space.

Alphabet Spells Big Gains for Investors, Despite 1Q Letdown

Top Tech News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The shift has driven down the average prices for the ads appearing alongside search results because marketers so far haven't been willing to pay as much for space on the smaller screens of mobile devices. Google's average ad price, known as "cost per ...
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Mobile phone industry jobs for Saudis only: Report

Khaleej Times - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The announcement was made on Wednesday, as a follow-up to the directive issued by Labour Minister Mufrej Al Haqabani which stated that only Saudis will be employed in the mobile phone industry, including sales, maintenance and accessories by Sept. 2.

Atari founder Nolan Bushnell developing mobile games

HEXUS - ‎5 hours ago‎
One of the biggest names in video gaming history has just signed a new deal to develop at least three new games. Nolan Bushnell, one of the founders of Atari, and developer of classic iconic titles such as Pong, Breakout and Asteroids, has signed to ...

Vodafone switching on 4G for Kogan Mobile

ZDNet - ‎15 hours ago‎
... with all new and existing customers to be moved across to the higher-speed network without any increase in pricing. Kogan Mobile was relaunched on Vodafone's 3G network in October last year following a short-lived tenure in the mobile industry in ...