Visa and MasterCard unveiled industry partnerships and technology systems intended to make it easier for consumers to make purchases online, on mobile devices and in physical stores without having to pull out a physical credit or debit card.
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The migration to LTE networks will undoubtedly give mobile operators faster speed and better coverage for their customers. But the journey in revamping a network can be difficult. Juniper Networks offers insight into what mobile carriers should anticipate in shifting to the next-generation standard.
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An IDC study has found sweeping changes in how mobile display advertisements are sold, with Facebook, Pandora and Twitter successfully wresting away control from advertising networks over the last year.Advertising networks, which sell online advertising for publishers, controlled the market for mobile display advertisements until 2012, according to IDC's report, released on...
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At Mobile World Congress, NSN announced plans to embed IBM application servers into its base stations. The radio and services networks have always been separate, but NSN is making a case to merge them.
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A report from the GSMA and PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates that mobile health could save developed countries $400 billion in 2017. Here are four uses of mobile technology that could help make that happen.
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Browser developer Opera Software will acquire Skyfire Labs, which develops technology to speed video delivery over mobile networks, the companies said Friday. The deal is valued at US$155 million, which includes a mix of cash and stock and expected performance based earn-out payments over the next three years, Opera said in a news release. The deal is expected to close...
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In its latest effort to generate revenue, Tumblr, one of the most popular social networks among teens and young adults, is selling ads and displaying them on its mobile apps.
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The mobile explosion has meant an exponential growth in data use – and punishing traffic to our cellular networks. In the eyes of VCs, that mobile misfortune spells opportunity.
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Guavus makes its living by helping telcos and mobile carriers make sense of what's happening across their networks. To date it has raised $87 million and is looking to expand far and wide.
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From next month televisions across the country will begin losing their signal, as the airwaves become more crowded by the introduction of 4G mobile broadband networks, writes Christopher Williams.
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