Mobile Telecommunications


Baidu's revenue growth declines as mobile usage increases in China

Baidu's revenue growth declines as mobile usage increases in China

The company's revenue has increased but revenue growth rate has slumped along with profits...

Apr 30 2015, 3:59am CDT

Kairos Hybrid Smartwatches get Mobile Payment Function

Kairos Hybrid Smartwatches get Mobile Payment Function

Kairos brings NFC based mobile payment to their hybrid mechanical smartwatches....

Apr 14 2015, 3:52am CDT

AT&T Hit with Huge Fines from the Feds

AT&T Hit with Huge Fines from the Feds

AT&T is about to hit a bunch of bad publicity. The company has been fined $25 million dollars as part of a settlement for s...

Apr 9 2015, 10:33am CDT

Samsung Unveils its Own Mobile Payments Solution

Samsung Unveils its Own Mobile Payments Solution

First, there’s Google Wallet. Then, Apple announced Apple Pay. Now that we’ve heard rumors of Google’s new mobile payments syst...

Mar 1 2015, 11:43pm CST

Mobile Phone Location can be Tracked by Battery Usage

Mobile Phone Location can be Tracked by Battery Usage

Stanford researchers find method to locate a mobile phone by just looking at the battery power consumption....

Feb 23 2015, 9:05am CST

Make payments at any table with Verifone's Payware Mobile e355

Make payments at any table with Verifone's Payware Mobile e355

Restaurants will soon take any mobile payment at the table...

Jan 11 2015, 10:39am CST

Amazon Fire Phone is Now Available for Just $199

Amazon Fire Phone is Now Available for Just $199

Amazon has again dropped the price of its Fire Phone. The unlocked version is now available at $199 with one year of Free Prime...

Nov 26 2014, 4:50am CST

Mobile wallets get some resistance in some quarters

Mobile wallets get some resistance in some quarters

Why some retailers won’t buy the ideas of mobile wallets...

Nov 17 2014, 8:29am CST

Apple Pay Gives Glimpse of Mainstream Appeal for Mobile Payments

Apple Pay Gives Glimpse of Mainstream Appeal for Mobile Payments

Some major retailers are seeing a wave of consumers eager to check out at the register with their iPhones....

Nov 15 2014, 12:17pm CST

iOS 8.1 Will Let You Select Between 2G, 3G Or LTE Option

iOS 8.1 Will Let You Select Between 2G, 3G Or LTE Option

The options of 2G, 3G or4G LTE will not only save on bandwidth, but also help to conserve battery...

Oct 3 2014, 1:28pm CDT

iPhone 6 Plans Compared

iPhone 6 Plans Compared

T&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile plans for the iPhone 6...

Sep 17 2014, 12:06pm CDT

Apple Pay comes to Whole Foods

Apple Pay comes to Whole Foods

Whole Foods Market today announces its participation with Apple Pay, a new category of service that will transform mobile payme...

Sep 9 2014, 1:32pm CDT

iWatch And iPhone 6 Both Will Be Ready For NFC E-Payments

iWatch And iPhone 6 Both Will Be Ready For NFC E-Payments

The users will be able to link credit cards to their Apple IDs and pay simply by scanning or tapping a device over an NFC termi...

Sep 5 2014, 8:06am CDT

Unlocking iPhone And Other Smartphones Now 100% Legal, Thanks To Obama

Unlocking iPhone And Other Smartphones Now 100% Legal, Thanks To Obama

You can now unlock your mobile phone, including the iPhone or any Android smartphone, to work on any carrier in the country...

Aug 2 2014, 6:43am CDT

iPhone And Android Unlocking To Become Legal Any Day Now

iPhone And Android Unlocking To Become Legal Any Day Now

The bill passed through Senate is expected to be signed into law by President Obama’s administration....

Jul 27 2014, 4:43am CDT

Mobile device shipments to exceed 2.4 billion in 2014

Mobile device shipments to exceed 2.4 billion in 2014

The tablets almost equal to the PC units...

Jul 7 2014, 3:43pm CDT

California Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Moves Forward

California Smartphone Kill Switch Bill Moves Forward

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics man...

May 9 2014, 5:00am CDT

Phone contracts can be bought from vending machines in France

Phone contracts can be bought from vending machines in France

SIM-vending booths are soon to be made accessible by the French....

Apr 10 2014, 4:17pm CDT

Kill switch will save $2.5 billion per year as suggested by a study

The results from Creighton University professor William Duckworth's study shows large savings for mobile phone users howev...

Apr 1 2014, 11:23am CDT

New Dating Rules: Break-Ups Through Text OK, Playing Hard To Get Not OK

New Dating Rules: Break-Ups Through Text OK, Playing Hard To Get Not OK

At a panel at SXSW in Austin Greg Liberman, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Spark Networks, the company that owns J...

Mar 9 2014, 5:21pm CDT

Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue

Why It's Scary When 0.15% Mobile Gamers Bring In 50% Of The Revenue

There’s a new report out from Swrve which says 0.15% of mobile players account for 50% of mobile games revenue. The general ide...

Mar 1 2014, 3:31pm CST

Incentives are coming for payments by phones

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Many people use their smartphones to watch video, play games and wake them up in the morning. Some even...

Feb 26 2014, 9:46am CST

Authenticate Card Transactions By Mobile While Traveling

MasterCard has announced the pilot of a new service to link mobile phones to card use for customers who are traveling. At Mobil...

Feb 25 2014, 12:41pm CST

Phone Unlocking To Receive A Vote Today

Phone Unlocking To Receive A Vote Today

This evening the House of Representatives is expected to vote upon phone unlocking legislation (H.R. 1123). Unfortunately, whil...

Feb 25 2014, 10:51am CST

Big Data Under The Surface At Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is about mobile devices and the hottest new handheld devices – from smartphones to tablets to w...

Feb 24 2014, 4:56pm CST

Evolution in US cellphone plans over past year

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — In the old days, U.S. wireless customers typically paid $100 or $200 for a phone and agreed to a two-ye...

Feb 23 2014, 6:31am CST

Amid shake-up, US cell carriers look to new models

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — How's this for gall? Take away hundreds of dollars in subsidies that cellphone customers have enjoyed f...

Feb 23 2014, 6:31am CST

T-Mobile offers infinite phone upgrades, catch

NEW YORK (AP) — T-Mobile is allowing people who participate in its $10-a-month Jump program to upgrade their phones anytime, el...

Feb 20 2014, 6:06pm CST

Visa, MasterCard offer more phone payment options

NEW YORK (AP) — Visa and MasterCard are introducing Internet-based technologies to make it easier for shoppers to buy things at...

Feb 19 2014, 7:41am CST

Here's How Others Can Easily Snoop On Your Cell Phone

Here's How Others Can Easily Snoop On Your Cell Phone

Many customers have reacted angrily in recent months to security breaches from Target and other retailers which have suffered h...

Feb 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

Congress To Vote On Phone Unlocking

The House Majority Leader, Eric Canter, has announced that the House will vote on the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wirele...

Feb 12 2014, 3:26pm CST

Sochi Olympics Visitors: Alarmed about Mobile Hacking

Sochi Olympics Visitors: Alarmed about Mobile Hacking

Sochi, Russia hasn’t been getting the best reception when it comes to hotel rooms. Now more damningly, NBC recently t...

Feb 7 2014, 6:43pm CST

Smart Devices Spur Rise of Mobile Traffic

Smart Devices Spur Rise of Mobile Traffic

Smartphones rule. The world is moving quickly to 3G and 4G networks. Mobile users watch a lot — a lot — of video. Wearable tech...

Feb 5 2014, 10:25am CST

AdDuplex Estimate More Than 10 Million Windows Phones Were Sold in the Q4 of 2013

AdDuplex Estimate More Than 10 Million Windows Phones Were Sold in the Q4 of 2013

The AdDuplex, who has got access to plenty of important data from their application promotion network and who publishes a month...

Feb 3 2014, 5:40am CST

AT&T Is Obsessed with Europe and Ignoring The Real Growth Markets

AT&T Is Obsessed with Europe and Ignoring The Real Growth Markets

To some observers, the mobile communications market in Europe is hidebound, rule-bound and stuck in its ways. Yet despite...

Jan 29 2014, 8:45am CST

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System

Apple Looking to Build an Improved Mobile Payment System

Apple is planning to create an enhanced mobile payment service, which is expected to compete with major payment services, inclu...

Jan 25 2014, 12:29pm CST

T-Mobile Picks Up The Innovation Kudos

John Legere, president and CEO of T-Mobile, has a great line in coming late to the party while looking like the host. The compa...

Jan 23 2014, 9:28am CST

Over a million iPhone 5S devices shipped to The China Mobile ahead of launch

Over a million iPhone 5S devices shipped to The China Mobile ahead of launch

Over a million iPhone 5S devices have reportedly been shipped to the largest mobile operator in the world, The China Mobile, si...

Jan 21 2014, 6:28am CST

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014

Mobile Phones Set To Reduce Banking Branches In 2014

This is the year that mobile banking will really make a dent in branch networks, according to James DeBello, CEO and president...

Jan 6 2014, 9:16am CST

I4U news

Texting, dialing while driving raises crash risk

Texting, dialing cellphone while driving raises crash risk especially for teens, study finds A sophisticated, rea...

Jan 2 2014, 1:41am CST