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  • Intel updates mobile products; won’t be drawn on shipment targets Edit Post

    Intel bolstered its position in the mobile market today with the announcement of a number of new products which Brian Krzanich, its CEO, said will enable it to compete more effectively in the mobile device space. The CEO said that while it may have been down in mobile, it isn’t out, with a growing tablet business ...
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    Operator CEOs call for “same service, same rules” principle Edit Post

    Regulators should stop treating network operators and internet players differently, argued leading mobile industry figures at this morning’s opening keynote of Mobile World Congress (MWC). Chief executives from Deutsche Telekom, Telefonica, Telenor and Vodafone claimed un-level playing fields threaten network investment and economic growth, and go against consumer interests. Timotheus Hoettges, Deutsche Telekom Group CEO, said Facebook ...
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    Google opens up on mobile strategy Edit Post

    Sundar Pichai, SVP of products at Google, said the company should announce plans to offer its own mobile services in the coming months, although he stressed that Google does not intend to be a network operator at scale. During his Monday Mobile World Live Extra session at Congress, Pichai said in response to questions about the ...
  • Ericsson adds ‘industrial strength’ to cloud with Intel partnersh... Edit Post

    Increasing concerns over cloud security and governance could be laid to rest following a new partnership deal announced between Ericsson and Intel. The agreement will see software and hardware from the two firms being combined to enable operators to offer cloud services to rival the capabilities from today’s very largest cloud service providers. Labelled the Ericsson ...
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    Microsoft previews Windows 10, reveals new devices Edit Post

    Microsoft announced two new smartphone devices in the “affordable space” category, the Lumia 640 and the slightly bigger 640 XL, at its press conference today, as well as previewing Windows 10. The company claimed Windows 10 is promised to be launched later this year “with a steady drum beat of further reveals” around it, along with ...

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    Zuckerberg makes case for free mobile data; operators cautious Edit Post

    Mark Zuckerberg told delegates at Mobile World Congress (MWC) that offering free basic internet services can help mobile operators grow their businesses faster in emerging markets. Under questioning from Wired Magazine’s Jessi Hempel, the founder and chief executive of Facebook said internet.org “works”. A Facebook-led initiative, internet.org has the aim of connecting everyone on the planet. As ...
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    MWC 2015: Day 1 opening highlights feature Edit Post

    Mobile World Live brings you highlights of all the action from the Sunday of Mobile World Congress, including the big Samsung Galaxy S6 unveiling as well as launches from Huawei, HTC, LG and Mozilla.


    Samsung unveils Galaxy S6 smartphones and Samsung Pay Edit Post

    Samsung unveiled its latest flagship devices at an event alongside Mobile World Congress, with its Galaxy S6 joined by Galaxy S6 edge – a smartphone with a curved display on both sides. The “dual flagship” approach follows September’s unveiling of the vendor’s Note 4 and Note Edge phablets, the latter of which features a curved screen ...