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    Wireless IoT Forum to tackle standards fragmentation Edit Post

    The Wireless IoT Forum was launched today with a brief to support and promote the deployment of IoT worldwide, in both licensed and unlicensed spectrum, and diminish the risk of fragmented standards. Although the Forum has yet to announce its founding members – it will do so at the M2M World Congress held in London on ...
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    IBM to pump $3B into new IoT unit Edit Post

    IBM announced it will invest $3 billion over the next three years in setting up a new Internet of Things (IoT) unit, designed to gather and analyse data from online devices and create “solutions” targeted at enterprise customers. Based on a cloud-based “open platform”, IBM said the new unit will build on work associated with its ...
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    Telefonica, Korea Telecom to encourage start-ups in South Korea Edit Post

    Telefonica’s Open Future innovation initiative signed a partnership agreement with Korea Telecom and the G-CEIC, a public body responsible for promoting ICT innovation in the South Korea, which will see “the mutual sharing of entrepreneurial, investment and external innovation expertise”. The agreement follows the launch of a programme by the South Korean government to partner with leading Korean ...
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    Microsoft's chief accessibility officer wants to create tech usab... Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Microsoft’s chief accessibility officer, Robert Sinclair, has told Mobile World Live why the company became the first in the industry to establish such a role and how the issue of accessibility has come to encompass more than just people with severe disabilities. According to Sinclair, accessibility initially meant accommodating people who had disabilities but the company ...
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    Vodafone Wallet enables contactless payment Edit Post

    Following agreements with Visa and Carta Worldwide, bank card payments via Vodafone Wallet will be enabled in European markets from the second quarter of 2015, the operator announced. This means customers will be able to add bank cards to their Vodafone Wallet and use smartphones to pay for goods and services at contactless terminals, as well ...

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    Huawei confirms strong 2014 profit growth Edit Post

    Huawei confirmed a strong growth in profit for 2014 in its audited results, with Ken Hu, rotating CEO, stating that “with heavy investment in innovations in areas such as cloud computing, big data, 5G, SDN and NFV, we believe we are well positioned to capture the tremendous business opportunities in this digital transformation era”. The report, ...
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    Tele2 head doubts the appeal of quadplay Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Mats Granryd, chief executive of Tele2, told Mobile World Live he is “not a big believer” in quadplay, simply because he doesn’t see many consumers as being all that interested in buying bundled packages of fixed and mobile services. “We don’t see customers asking for a fixed-mobile convergence play,” said Granryd. Tele2 is an ...


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    HTC design chief heads for the door Edit Post

    HTC has parted company with Jonah Becker, its US-based head of design, as the revolving door continues for its senior executives. According to The Wall Street Journal, Becker oversaw the design of HTC’s latest flagship smartphone, One M9, having only been in place at the head of the department for around a year. His predecessor, Scott ...