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    Apple going big ahead of iPhone launch – report Edit Post

    Apple is reported to have placed orders for between 70 million and 80 million of its next-generation iPhone devices, against a backdrop of speculation that the company is set to offer its first device in the family with a large screen. According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), this compares with 50 million to 60 million ...
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    Kakao’s money launch gets delayed – report Edit Post

    The launch of a P2P mobile money service by popular messaging app Kakao fell between financial regulators and, as a result, is unlikely to launch until September, said Business Korea. Speaking during last month’s Mobile Asia Expo, co-CEO Sirgoo Lee revealed the Korean firm has been working with the country’s banks for a year, and hoped ...
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    Xiaomi debuts latest flagship; shows low-cost wearable Edit Post

    Xiaomi unveiled its latest high-end smartphone, Mi 4, describing it as the “fastest Mi phone ever”, as it also showcased its take on the fitness band. Underlining its premium position, Mi 4 has a stainless steel frame. It is powered by a 2.5GHz quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, with 3GB of RAM. It has a 5-inch HD ...
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    Vodafone offers femto service for some in UK countryside Edit Post

    Vodafone UK is offering improved mobile coverage to users in rural communities, although only some will feel the benefits of a new programme based on its femtocell technology. The operator is giving up to 100 rural communities the chance to apply with their local MP for installation of its Open Sure Signal technology in their village ...
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    EC report: Telecoms industry sees revenue decline but investment ... Edit Post

    Revenue in the telecoms industry continued to fall but the investment picture is rosier, according to a European Commission report. The figures, which cover 2012, show revenue of €324 billion, which is down 3.3 per cent from €335 billion the previous year. In contrast, the US experienced a 5 per cent revenue growth while Japan was barely ...

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    Ruckus boss sees smart cities, big data causing a commotion Edit Post

    VIDEO INTERVIEW: Selina Lo, CEO of WiFi specialist Ruckus Wireless, talked up growing momentum for so-called ‘smart cities’ which combine wireless connectivity with big data analytics. In the city of San Jose, which has deployed Ruckus’ WiFi kit, Lo told Mobile World Live that such a combination is improving quality of lives. Having installed sensors for air quality, San ...
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    Huawei H1 sales boosted by 4G and smartphones Edit Post

    Chinese supplier Huawei said H1 2014 revenues were up 19 per cent year-on-year, to CNY135.8 billion ($21.9 billion), helped by increased LTE investment worldwide and growing brand awareness for its range of consumer devices. In a brief statement, Huawei said it also expected to post an operating margin of 18.3 per cent for the first six ...


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    Bell Labs picks UK for video research; president urges 5G innovation Edit Post

    As part of his drive to “rejuvenate Bell Labs for the new era”, Marcus Weldon, the firm’s president, told journalists yesterday that Alcatel-Lucent’s R&D arm had opened up a new video research facility in Cambridge, UK, and that 5G innovation was crucial in supporting the work there. “The focus is on real-time video content ...