Smartphones

Court case

Apple seeks decisive ruling against Samsung

News 1 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Smartphone makers go head-to-head once again in US patent court

Android set to dominate 2014 device shipments

News 27 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Android will continue as dominant OS for next 24 months, claims research

Samsung Galaxy S5 released early to beat South Korean sales bans

News 27 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone has gone on sale early in South Korea.

Smartphone gamers help out with cancer research fight

News 14 Mar, 2014 Rene Millman

Citizen scientists help cut time taken on cancer research from six months to one.

Lufthansa and Qatar Airways clash over in-flight movies

News 6 Mar, 2014 Reuters

Movies could be streamed to German airline's passengers' smartphones and tablets.

Malware-infected ads now greatest threat to mobile security

News 5 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Porn slips into second place as main vector for attack on smartphones.

Microsoft Siri rival Cortana details "leaked"

News 5 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Windows Phone 8.1 digital assistant "exposed" in photos and video.

BlackBerry revamps mobile device management tool

News 25 Feb, 2014 Reuters

Ailing smartphone vendor puts focus on more profitable enterprise business.

stocks and shares

BlackBerry shares rocket after Facebook bid for WhatsApp

News 20 Feb, 2014 Reuters

Deal spurs interest in BBM messaging service.

business handshake

HTC confirms collaboration on Windows Phone 8.1

News 17 Feb, 2014 Jane McCallion

HTC says it is still close to Microsoft, as customisable Start screen rumours circulate.

Rise in shipments

Global smartphone shipments hit record 1bn units in 2013

News 28 Jan, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Smartphones account for more than 55 per cent of all mobile phones shipped

Announcing the winners of the IT Pro Awards

News 21 Jan, 2014 IT Pro

What were the best products in 2013? And who were the best leaders? Read on to find out...

BlackBerry CEO: "Turnaround won't rely on touchscreen phones"

News 8 Jan, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Ailing smartphone firm aims to return to profit by 2016.

ITPRO Recommended award

IT Pro's Top Products of 2013

Analysis & Insight 25 Dec, 2013 Khidr Suleman

We roundup the best smartphones, tablets, laptops servers and software.

French government to police quality of 4G services

News 23 Dec, 2013 Reuters

Operators must ensure a decent service for customers, minister says.

BlackBerry losses hit $4.4 billion

News 20 Dec, 2013 Tom Brewster

Christmas doesn't bring much cheer for BlackBerry, despite a Foxconn deal.

Employee carelessness poses security risk to businesses

News 21 Nov, 2013 Jane McCallion

Trend Micro report highlights perils of mobile device loss and Wi-Fi hijacking

Mobile workers need more secure support, research suggests

News 20 Nov, 2013 Jane McCallion

BYOD muddying the waters for IT departments.

VoIP

China Mobile targets expatriates with new app

News 18 Nov, 2013 Reuters

Telco hoping to win business from Chinese nationals living overseas.

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone making gains in Europe: 1 in 10 handsets run Microsoft OS

News 7 Nov, 2013 Maggie Holland

Nokia driving sales of Microsoft's mobile OS.

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