The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Skype's Web-based management tool Manager for businesses is now available in over 170 countries and for all subscriptions, allowing companies to centrally control their usage of the service.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 07 May, 2013 10:45
Google is hoping to make it easier for developers to integrate SMS or voice communications in applications running on the company's App Engine platform.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 03 April, 2013 11:32
Two people will share a US$50,000 prize from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the best idea to block illegal robocalls from reaching the owners of mobile and wired phones.
By Grant Gross | 02 April, 2013 16:24
ZTE smartphones based on Firefox OS along with Nokia's new Windows Phone-based devices will share the spotlight at this year's Mobile World Congress with next-generation network technologies that offer higher download speeds and help operators combat growing volumes of data.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 21 February, 2013 17:47
ST-Ericsson has cranked its forthcoming smartphone processor up to 3GHz. The quad-core NovaThor L8580 will include a PowerVR graphics processor and an LTE modem with support VoLTE (Voice over LTE) and next-generation LTE technology carrier aggregation.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 20 February, 2013 12:30
Ericsson is aiming to make mobile networks better at handling HD video by improving the performance of regular base stations and adding small cells in a coordinated way.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 13 February, 2013 17:12
Internet access is as crucial to everyday life as having a phone connection and the loss of connectivity is deserving of financial compensation, the German Federal Court of Justice has ruled.
By Loek Essers | 24 January, 2013 16:53
India has cut in half the minimum bid price for 2G spectrum to be used by operators of CDMA services, after there were no bidders in an auction for the spectrum last year.
By John Ribeiro | 17 January, 2013 11:51
Mobile phones can become office VoIP phones with the Invoxia 610, a device that Invoxia will be demonstrating at the International CES this week.
By Stephen Lawson | 07 January, 2013 04:43
Syrians are turning to satellites to communicate as the country's Internet connections are shut down, but instances of jamming are making even that challenging. Google is also letting people who can find a working phone publish voice messages on Twitter.
By Mikael Ricknäs | 30 November, 2012 12:59
Lawmakers should downsize the U.S. Federal Communications Commission by taking away its power to review mergers in the telecom industry and most of its power to pass regulations before evidence of a problem, two telecom experts said Tuesday.
By Grant Gross | 27 November, 2012 21:23
The auction of 2G spectrum in India that ended Wednesday will earn the government about one-quarter of what it had planned, reflecting industry concerns about the high cost of the spectrum and the saturation of the country's mobile market.
By John Ribeiro | 14 November, 2012 17:21
Australian businesses are moving towards a hybrid cloud approach to their unified communications services, according to Gartner analyst Geoff Johnson.
By Adam Bender | 12 November, 2012 15:24
U.S. prisons, immigration detention centers and telecom carriers are charging "exorbitant" rates on collect calls made by inmates, and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission should step in to set rates, a coalition of 110 human rights groups, lawyers and professors said.
By Grant Gross | 09 November, 2012 20:42
Major Dutch banks ING and ABN Amro will introduce MasterCard PayPass contactless payment cards to their customers by mid-2013, making the Netherlands the largest PayPass debit card country in Europe, MasterCard announced on Wednesday.
By Loek Essers | 31 October, 2012 15:24