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HMD debuts first Nokia-brand smartphone in China

The Nokia brand is returning to smartphones as HMD Global, the Finnish company granted the rights to …

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Mobile payment market tipped to hit $780B in 2017

The value of the global mobile payment market is set to increase by over 25 …

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Onyx to build sub-$30 African smartphone

South African handset manufacturer Onyx-Connect is launching a sub-$30 Android smartphone into the African market …

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Malware attacks over 1M Google accounts

Malware called Gooligan breached the security of more than 1 million Google accounts, initially spreading through “tens of …

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Asia Briefs: Android gains share in urban China, Ncell ready to launch 4G & more

Android gains share in urban China The Android OS accounted for 85.3 per cent of …

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Android lead looks “unassailable” but it’s a tough business – Strategy Analytics

Android captured a record 88 per cent market share of global smartphone shipments in Q3 …

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Google rolls out “VR-ish” camera app

Google described Sprayscape as a “perfectly imperfect VR-ish camera app for Android” that lets users …

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South Korea digs into Android agreements

South Korea’s antitrust regulator gave some more detail about its inquiry into Google’s agreements with …

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EC extends Android probe deadline again

The European Commission handed Google yet another extension to respond to antitrust charges relating to …

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EC mulling tough Android fines for Google

The European Commission is looking at a fine “sufficient to ensure deterrence” in its ongoing …