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The Impact of Smartphones on Sport

Mobile Industry Review - ‎10 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.

MOBILE INDUSTRY NEWS Chip Industry Saw Another Year of Consolidation

Top Tech News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Technology stocks are cooling, and that could be bad news for the world's most valuable company. Apple Inc. warned investors this week that its quarterly earnings report will contain bad news about iPhone sales.

Google Reportedly Launching New Hardware Division

Top Tech News - ‎3 hours ago‎
ATAP had previously been responsible for developing some of the company's more experimental projects such as Project Ara, its attempt to build modular mobile phones and Project Tango, its plan to build tools for creating 3D environments based on data ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.
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MOBILE INDUSTRY NEWS Companies Eye Partnership Deals To Counter Low Growth

CIO Today - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
With global economic growth slowing, inflation staying low and digital innovation generating uncertainty, companies are increasingly looking at partnership deals with other firms, even competitors, to boost revenues, consulting firm EY said Monday.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

5 lessons learnt from SA mobile payments industry

Disrupt Africa - ‎12 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.

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.

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.
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Yahoo Reshuffles Board in Truce with Rebellious Shareholder

Top Tech News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
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.
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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.

Video games will become a $99.6B industry this year as mobile overtakes consoles and PCs

VentureBeat - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Forty-seven percent of that $99.6 billion will come from Asia, as you can see in the chart below. China is seeing exceptional growth.