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Mobile World Live will be reporting from CES in Las Vegas from January 6th through January 9th, providing daily video highlight features and extensive news coverage of all the major developments. Stay tuned!

 

Video features

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    Chevrolet revs up its connected cars with 4G tech from AT&T Edit Post

    Mobile World Live brings you video coverage of Chevrolet’s major press event on the eve of CES, as the US motor giant aims to bring 4G connectivity in-car to 10 models by the end of this summer.
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    CES Day 1 video highlights Edit Post

    Mobile World Live reports from press day at CES 2014, where LG, Huawei, Samsung and Sony launched new products. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich also gave a big push on wearables during his keynote address. But one of the biggest stories of the day centred on a cringeworthy moment from Hollywood director Michael Bay during Samsung’s ...
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    AT&T Developer Summit video highlights Edit Post

    Mobile World Live brings you coverage of AT&T’s annual developer summit here at CES, as the operator unveiled its ‘Sponsored Data’ initiative and strengthened its push into the connected car market.
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    CES Day 2 video highlights Edit Post

    Mobile World Live brings you all the highlights from the official opening day of this year’s CES. Our exclusive video includes keynote footage from Cisco, Sony and Yahoo as well as an invite-only Sprint event where the US operator declared 2014 to be its comeback year.
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    CES Day 3 video highlights Edit Post

    Outspoken T-Mobile US boss John Legere stole the headlines on day 3 of CES 2014, taking further swipes at AT&T, Sprint and Verizon as he unveiled his latest ‘Uncarrier’ offering. Plus we’ve exclusive footage of new FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, who fired a warning shot to AT&T regarding its new Sponsored Data plans.  
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    CES Day 4 video highlights Edit Post

    As CES 2014 comes to a close Mobile World Live reviews the week’s biggest stories. Includes analyst insight, a focus on wearables and footage of the first Formula E electric-powered Grand Prix cars. Plus the team found another innovative way of getting around town and avoiding the taxi queues!

News content

  • Wheeler

    FCC takes watching brief on AT&T Sponsored Data service Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Tom Wheeler, the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, today said the US regulator is taking a “wait and see” approach to AT&T’s Sponsored Data service, but is prepared to act if needs be. Announced earlier this week, Sponsored Data sees charges for data consumed by specific apps and content charged ...
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    Ford exec: Auto industry should embrace wearables Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: An executive from Ford said that auto manufacturers should learn from past mistakes in relationships with the consumer electronics space, and look at how to work with wearable devices rather than developing separate technology that does the same job. With the connected car and wearables being the two hottest topics here this week, ...
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    Twitter, Publicis back transparency on privacy Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: The heads of Twitter and marketing agency Publicis this morning discussed the importance of privacy in online marketing, with a prevailing opinion that transparency is an important way of building customer acceptance. Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter, said: “It boils down to trust. We’ve implemented ‘do not track’, and right on the ...
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    T-Mobile US ‘kills’ contracts and sticks the knife deeper in rivals Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Outspoken T-Mobile US boss John Legere went into overdrive at his company’s latest ‘uncarrier’ unveiling here this afternoon, claiming the operator’s new move is designed to end mobile contracts and will “frighten the crap” out of rival carriers. And, naturally, Legere used much of the press event to mock the performance ...
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    Sprint: 2014 is the year we’re back Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: US operator Sprint used an event tonight to declare that 2014 will be the year the company puts its recent challenges behind it, as the country’s third-largest carrier outlined progress with its Spark service. Acknowledging that the operator has been through a rough period (faring badly in customer service rankings and encountering ...
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    Cisco boss talks up “digital countries” future Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: John Chambers (pictured), CEO of Cisco, predicted that “digital countries” will become an industry hot topic in the coming months, in a keynote presentation that highlighted his vision of the evolution of the internet of things. “I want you to think about how you take many of the technology concepts that we ...
  • Marissa Mayer

    Yahoo chief talks up mobile; announces acquisition and app Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo, declared mobile a “key part of Yahoo’s future”, in a keynote presentation which also saw a mobile-related acquisition announced and a new app unveiled. Late last year, the media company passed more than 400 million mobile users (excluding those using its Tumblr service), around half of the 800 ...
  • Ralph de la Vega

    AT&T set to licence home tech to operators Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Ralph de la Vega, CEO of AT&T Mobility, today said that the company has been approached by international operators about licensing its ‘Digital Life’ home automation platform, “which of course we are planning to do”. The executive took to the stage for a brief appearance during a keynote speech by John Chambers, ...
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    Sony head touts need for “wow” factor in CES keynote Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Kazuo Hirai, president and CEO of Sony, used his keynote address to highlight how the company’s diverse interests come together as it looks to deliver products that “wow” consumers. “The Sony Xperia Z1 harnesses the power of the ‘One Sony’ ethos. All of the Sony companies’ knowledge combined to make a mobile ...
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    Superheroes and ingestible ‘wearables’ capture keynote attention Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Spectrum challenges and data capacity were unsurprising themes discussed during a heavyweight keynote panel this morning, but it was the wearables space that created the most buzz, with Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs revealing the company is trialling technology that can detect the imminent risk of a heart attack. “I’m a huge believer ...
  • AT&T

    AT&T signs more connected car deals Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: US operator AT&T last night announced a deal with car manufacturer Audi for embedded 4G connectivity, mirroring a deal unveiled a day earlier with Audi rival Chevrolet. In a statement, Audi of America said the deal will offer US drivers “the expected first-ever in-vehicle 4G LTE data connection with the introduction of ...
  • Intel

    Intel turns to wearables after smartphone failure Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Intel’s new CEO Brian Krzanich put wearables at the heart of his pre-show keynote address tonight with an array of innovative technology, but his presentation failed to address how the company will claw back market share in the mobile device chipset space. Krzanich played down industry progress in the much-hyped wearables market, ...
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    Sony Mobile details wearables play; Z1 Compact confirmed Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Sony Mobile became the latest vendor to jump on the wearables bandwagon, with Kunimasa Suzuki, president and CEO, describing such products as “an important part of our future”, as the company also showcased a pair of new smartphones. The company outlined its “SmartWear Experience vision”, which comprises an upcoming range of SmartWear products, ...
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    Samsung expands tablet offering as Hollywood director Bay freezes Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Samsung – the industry’s number one device vendor – today expanded its lineup of tablets but it was the onstage meltdown of Hollywood director Michael Bay (pictured) that made headlines. The director of big-budget blockbusters such as Transformers was invited onstage as part of Samsung’s unveiling of its new curved, 105-inch Ultra HD ...
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    Alcatel OneTouch updates device line Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Alcatel OneTouch unveiled two new smartphones and a pair of tablets, as it looks to broaden its portfolio of both high-spec and mid-tier devices. Leading its high-end charge is Idol X+, a high-spec smartphone powered by a 2GHz octacore processor, with 5-inch full HD display and 13.1 megapixel camera. The product is ...
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    Qualcomm looks to take mobile tech to new markets Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Qualcomm announced products designed to bolster its position in new markets beyond mobile, including products in its Snapdragon family targeting markets such as smart TVs and automotive. Speaking in his first high-profile appearance since being named the company’s next CEO, Steve Mollenkopf (pictured) said that Qualcomm sees opportunities in taking its products beyond their traditional ...
  • AT&T

    AT&T details developer efforts, unveils “sponsored data” plans Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: AT&T used its 2014 Developer Summit here in Las Vegas to provide an update on its efforts to work with the developer community, including in markets such as automotive and wearables, but it was its Sponsored Data plan which drew most attention. Summarising the various announcements made, Ralph de la Vega, president ...
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    Huawei unveils new Mate phablet, makes bold forecasts Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Huawei has updated its Ascend Mate phablet, bringing 4G technology to the device and talking up its speed and efficiency compared to rival products in the booming sector. The Ascend Mate 2 4G, like its predecessor, has a 6.1-inch HD screen. Other features include a 5-MP front-facing camera, quad-core 1.6GHz processor, and ...
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    LG pushes into wearables, WebOS TVs and curved smartphones Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: As expected, South Korean electronics giant LG announced a move into the much-hyped fitness tech wearables space, confirmed US operator support for its curved-screen G Flex smartphone and provided an update on its plans to launch WebOS-based smart TVs. “Wearable tech is going to be huge at this year’s CES and we ...
  • Acer AIO

    Acer, HP unveil Android all-in-ones Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Acer and HP both announced Android-powered all-in-one devices, although with different target markets – home and business, respectively. Acer unveiled its TA272HUL (pictured), an Nvidia-powered device with 27-inch display, which it said offers “the Android experience on a big-screen – ideal for home entertainment, browsing and sharing.” It has a WQHD (2560×1440) resolution, ...
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    Nvidia looks to boost mobile graphics with Tegra K1 Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: Nvidia announced its Tegra K1 mobile processor, claiming that “for the first time, next-generation PC gaming will be available on mobile platforms”. In a presentation Sunday night, Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO of the company, said that the differences between the architectures of mobile devices and games consoles create an unnecessary level of complexity. Citing Nvidia’s ...
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    Chevrolet will hit the road with AT&T’s 4G this summer Edit Post

    LIVE FROM CES 2014: General Motors tonight unveiled plans to bring 4G connectivity to ten Chevrolet models in the US by the middle of this year, offering LTE technology in a broad range of cars. “This technology isn’t just for the rich and famous, it’s for the people,” commented Alan Batey, senior vice president of Global ...
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    ZTE confirms smart watch, smartphones for CES2014 Edit Post

    ZTE confirmed it will unveil “a range of high-performance smartphones and consumer electronics products” at CES2014 next week, including a new flagship handset, a smart watch, and phablet with dual-screen functionality. “ZTE has been developing a portfolio of fantastic consumer electronics on top of the smartphones for which we’ve become well known. This year, we shall ...

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