Google’s from-nowhere purchase of Jibe Mobile last week came as a surprise to many in the mobile industry, especially as it was a purveyor of Rich Communications Services, an almost forgotten technology.
Windows Phone made its latest attempt at a comeback this week, with the announcement of the first Lumia devices running Windows 10. To say Microsoft is playing catch-up with Apple and Google is a bit of an understatement, but the buzz around the event was welcoming, albeit cautious.
Operators have been under pressure to deal with traffic problems since the iPhone unlocked the promise of 3G data usage almost a decade ago. Not content with just dealing with that, Vodafone is turning its attentions to our roads, working with car rental service DriveNow.
Europe's latest attempt to set the agenda for the forthcoming 5G market officially opened yesterday, with a UK centre preparing to build a network where machine-to-machine communication is as important as people-to-people.
It was with great excitement that the tech industry celebrated its annual Groundhog Day this week. Punxsutawney Phil Schiller comes out of Cupertino, wrinkles up his little nose and tells us (with the help of his boss Tim Cook) what iPads and iPhones we will get this year.
This week ended with the news that Apple’s annual iPhone jamboree is set for 9 September. Its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus is likely to get an S added, with rumours abound that its batteries, Siri, touchscreens and cameras could be set for a revamp. It will be 2016 before we’ll see the iPhone 7.