mobile phones

In race for 5G, China leads South Korea, US: study

U.S. Takes Third Place in Race for 5G Wireless, China in the Lead

A new report from telecommunications research firm Analysys Mason judges the United States to be in third place for the race to establish a nationwide 5G wireless network, lagging behind China and South Korea but just ahead of Japan.

A migrant looks at his cell phone in a "Centre dAccueil et dOrientation pour migrants" (CAO - Reception and Orientation Center for Migrants) on January 4, 2017 in Saint-Brevin-les-Pins, western France. / AFP / LOIC VENANCE (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)

Undocumented Migrants To Be Made To Hand Over Mobile Phones

Migrants who arrive in Germany without identification papers or a passport may soon have their mobile phones confiscated so that authorities can determine their country of origin. The number of migrants arriving in Germany with no form of identification has been


EU Scraps Plans For Free Mobile Roaming

(AFP) – European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker has ordered officials to draw up new plans for the EU’s landmark free mobile phone roaming policy after it ran into fierce criticism for a proposed 90-day limit, a statement said Friday. “The


World’s ‘First Islamic SmartPhone’ Is A Bit Of A Cock Up

An anti-Semitic Salafist hate preacher has released “Peace Mobile 2”, the second edition of the “world’s first authentic Islamic smart phone”. For just $250 you can purchases the “solution for mankind”, as the advertisements claim, branded by the wildly popular

Samsung Pay Set to Crush Apple Pay

The newly-introduced Samsung Pay is about to crush Apple Pay, because all newer generation Galaxy mobile phones already work with 85 percent of “swipe-style” credit card machines.

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A Lost Generation of Brits Don’t Know How to Make Do and Mend

Britain’s youths have more opportunity than any generation before them to be innovative with technology, and yet are becoming a “lost generation”, unable to fix the simplest of gadgets, Professor Danielle George, presenter of this year’s Christmas lectures, has warned.