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Over a third of Dutch are interested in mobile payments

Published 09 Oct 2015 14:02 CET | Netherlands

Over a third (36%) of Dutch consumers find the idea of using mobile payment options very interesting, according to a Telecompaper Consumer Panel study for September. The ...

Facebook testing emoticons to expand 'Like' button

Published 09 Oct 2015 11:12 CET | Ireland, Spain, World

Facebook has started testing in Spain and Ireland a new feature called Reactions, which extends the Like button to allow users to react to any post through six emoticons for ...

Telefonica boosts cybersecurity sales to EUR 400 mln a year

Published 09 Oct 2015 11:05 CET | Spain

Telefonica has increased the global revenues arising from its cybersecurity business to EUR 400 million a year, including EUR 100 million in the Spanish corporate sector ...

BT defends Openreach, attacks Sky's pay-TV dominance

Published 09 Oct 2015 10:42 CET | United Kingdom

BT has made its final submission to Ofcom's Digital Communications Review. BT argues that it is vital for the digital future of the UK that Openreach remains part of the ...

Smartphones more used for searches than PCs - Google

Published 09 Oct 2015 10:32 CET | World

Search volume on smartphones has for the first time passed queries made on desktop PCs, for the first time, the Financial Times reported citing senior VP of Search Amit ...

Dell in talks for USD 40 bln to finance EMC deal - report

Published 09 Oct 2015 10:29 CET | United States, World

Dell is looking for USD 40 billion in financing for the acquisition of storage company EMC, the Financial Times reported, citing people people familiar the matter. Dell has ...

AWS launches managed cloud platform for IoT

Published 09 Oct 2015 09:50 CET | United States

Amazon Web Services has announced AWS IoT, a managed cloud platform allowing connected devices to interact reliably and securely with cloud applications and other devices. ...

Tigo Tanzania inks deal to expand 4G mobile network rollout

Published 09 Oct 2015 09:46 CET | Tanzania, United Republic of

Tigo Tanzania has entered into partnership with UhuruOne, a local wireless ISP to expand 4G mobile network rollout in the country. The partnership will create one of Africa's ...

World Bank puts USD 56 mln into Gabon ICT

Published 09 Oct 2015 09:42 CET | Gabon

Gabon and the World Bank have started preparations for a new USD 56 million eGabon project, which will leverage ICT to promote the country's socioeconomic development. A ...

Starbucks will start using Apple Pay this year

Published 09 Oct 2015 09:26 CET | United States, World

Starbucks will begin accepting Apple Pay in some US stores this year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing head of payments Jennifer Bailey, speaking at tech conference ...

Alibaba opens 2nd data centre in US, looks towards Europe

Published 09 Oct 2015 09:20 CET | World

Alibaba Group has opened its second data centre in Silicon Valley, in line with its USD 1 billion global push into the cloud computing business, Bloomberg reported. The ...

Telecom Italia ready to reopen Metroweb talks - chairman

Published 09 Oct 2015 09:13 CET | Italy

Telecom Italia is prepared to reopen negotiations on broadband rollout with Milan-based fibre-optic provider Metroweb, according to chairman Giuseppe Recchi. "Telecom Italia ...

T-Mobile NL to introduce VoLTE on 4G network next year

Published 08 Oct 2015 18:00 CET | Netherlands

T-Mobile Netherlands plans to start providing VoLTE in mid-2016. Speaking at a press event in Zeeland, Richard Marijs, the company's network and spectrum specialist, said the ...

Deutsche Telekom picks Alcatel-Lucent for LTE flight service

Published 08 Oct 2015 14:47 CET | Europe

Alcatel-Lucent has signed a contract with Deutsche Telekom to deliver an LTE ground network which communicates with aeroplanes and complements satellite services from ...

German gaming apps market grows 54% in H1 - study

Published 08 Oct 2015 14:42 CET | Germany

Over half (59%) of Germans who play mobile games on their smartphones or tablets are aged 30 and over, equal to almost 13 million Germans, according to the latest GfK ...

Alaweed, KHC increase Twitter stake to over 5 percent

Published 08 Oct 2015 14:40 CET | United States, World

Saudi prince Alaweed Bin Talal and his Kingdom Holding (KHC), which he chairs, announced that they have increased their ownership in Twitter in the past six weeks to a total ...

Highest likely bid for Telekom Srbija is EUR 1.2 bln

Published 08 Oct 2015 14:07 CET | Serbia

The biggest single bid for Telekom Srbija could reach EUR 1.2 billion and it comes from a foreign investment fund, reports Vecernje Novosti. According to the same source, a ...

Huawei, Docomo conduct 5G trial 

Published 08 Oct 2015 14:00 CET | China, Japan

Huawei conducted a large-scale field trial of 5G new radio access technologies with Japanese mobile service provider NTT Docomo. Experts from both companies participated in ...

Sony acquires image sensor tech company SoftKinetic

Published 08 Oct 2015 11:36 CET | World

Sony has completed the acquisition of Softkinetic Systems, after reaching an agreement with the company and its major shareholders. Softkinetic is now a wholly-owned ...

BT to test new SOLSUN smart city network technology

Published 08 Oct 2015 11:17 CET | Hungary, United Kingdom

BT will trial new technology that uses connected city street lights to create powerful communications networks. It has partnered with Norwich-based lighting and ...

Google initiative speeds up mobile webpage downloads

Published 08 Oct 2015 10:58 CET | World

Google has announced a new open source initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). This aims to significantly improve the performance of the mobile web so that webpages ...

Google invests in DFKI centre for AI research in Germany

Published 08 Oct 2015 10:54 CET | Germany

Google has been investing in expanding its artificial intelligence, deep learning and robotics capabilities, and most recently has made an investment through Google Germany ...

Vodafone joins voices calling for break-up of BT

Published 08 Oct 2015 09:45 CET | United Kingdom

Vodafone is also for a break-up of BT, the Financial Times reported. The company made the statement ahead of a sector consultation set to close on 8 October. Regulator Ofcom ...

Amazon in preliminary talks about live OTT service - report

Published 08 Oct 2015 09:43 CET | United States, World

Amazon is in preliminary discussions with major media companies, including CBS and NBCUniversal, about carrying their channels in a future live OTT service, people familiar ...

Qualcomm launches new LTE modems for Windows 10 devices

Published 08 Oct 2015 09:14 CET | World

Qualcomm announced that it is extending its LTE modem technology portfolio to provide fast and reliable cellular connectivity in the next generation of Windows 10 notebooks ...


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